Center for Fathers and Families (CFF) participates in several events each year, raising money and awareness to further our mission to strengthen families and build communities.  Each year, we are fortunate to have supportive community partners who share our vision. Their commitment to the clients we serve inspire us each and every day. Our annual events include:

Salute to Fatherhood

The Salute to Fatherhood on Thursday, June 15, 2017

The 2017 Salute to Fatherhood banquet will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017.  This year, our goal is to raise $100,000 to support after school programs which face challenges in our current political climate.  After school programs, which are so valuable to students, parents, and the community, are being threatened because of funding cuts.  We need the community more than ever!  Thank you to all our sponsors:

  • $15,000 Presenting Sponsor – AT&T
  • $10,000 Big Daddy Sponsors – Landmark Construction and PG&E
  • $5,000 Padre Sponsors – Pacific Coast Building Products and Health Net
  • $3,000 Father Sponsors – Kaiser, Tri Counties Bank, SMUD, Nationwide Insurance, and The Law Office of Gregory Thatch
  • $1,500 Table Sponsors – Sacramento Area Fire Fighters, Nehemiah Foundation, and A Family Affair, Enterprise Holdings, Teichert Construction
  • Ticket Sponsors – Pioneer Law Group and Karen and John Young

For more information about the Salute to Fatherhood banquet, to become a sponsor, or to purchase tickets, contact Julie, Director of Development at 916.568.3237 or

From a Boy to a Man Workshop

“From a Boy to a Man” is a free, modern day workshop designed especially for young men who could use additional male guidance and support during their journey into manhood. Oftentimes young men do not fully open up with their parents, but feel more comfortable in a group setting with a male role model/trained mentor. The goal of our workshop is to discuss the process of becoming a well-equipped respected man. It goes through the process of developing from a boy to a man. In addition, other areas are highlighted regarding academic and personal ambitions, accountability, clear communication skills, employment preparation, health education, anger management, taking responsibility for one’s own actions, consequences of improper conduct with young women, avoiding gangs, drugs or associated trouble, youth obesity, sports, and how to live a life of integrity and respect. These workshops will help guide young men into being better men and fathers.

The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Center for Fathers and Families, 920 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento. The workshop is free for young men between the ages of 12-18. Please register by calling Terry Moore at 916.568.3237 x210.

Comedy for a Great Cause                                                            

This popular annual event takes place in February each year at the B Street Theatre. Presented by AT&T, Comedy for a Great Cause provides side-splitting comedy, the opportunity to mingle with others, and the chance to support the local arts community, all while benefiting the mission of CFF. Look for details on this hilarious event in 2018!

Big Day of Giving
BIG Day of Giving Lit Twitter

Each year, the Sacramento Regional Community Foundation leads the BIG Day of Giving – an online, social media-driven effort to raise dollars to support Sacramento’s nonprofits. As a participating agency, CFF seeks to contribute to the overall fundraising success of the Sacramento region and to raise money to support our organizational initiatives. Follow us on social media to see what we are up to on the Big Day of Giving!

To see more of the 2016 Salute to Fatherhood photos (Courtesy of CMC Youth Empowerment Studios), please click here (password is cff):

STF Sadler

Pastor Anthony Sadler and hometown hero Anthony Sadler Jr.

CFF board member Dave Smith and Nationwide volunteers

Board member Dave Smith and Nationwide volunteers



Planning for our events takes place all year long and we are always open to building and strengthening partnerships! For more information about how you can get involved, please contact CFF’s Development Director at

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