COVID-19 EMERGENCY SUPPORT

Volunteer
During the Crisis

Delivery assistance, food distribution site monitors, packing and sorting, and other roles are needed on both an ongoing and occasional basis.

Low-Income Senior/Vulnerable Home Food Delivery

Delivery schedule as follows:

  • Winters/Esparto/Capay Valley: Tuesdays
  • Davis: Wednesdays
  • West Sacramento/Clarksburg: Thursdays
  • Woodland + all other rural areas: Fridays

All registered who meet criteria are accepted and will receive weekly deliveries during this crisis.

Donate to the
COVID-19 Relief Fund

Demand for food assistance has increased 30% and programs have adapted and expanded quickly to meet the need. Your support now saves lives.

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Help Fund Our Mission

No One Should Go Hungry

Our Mission

To end hunger and malnutrition in Yolo County.

Yolo Food Bank COVID-19 Relief Fund, supplying needed food to residents devastated by the pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has increased demand for food assistance in Yolo County by more than 60%, and Yolo Food Bank is responding. Distributing more than 800,000 pounds of food countywide per month. Delivering food to the doorsteps of 5,500 senior citizens and other vulnerable residents. Providing daily meals to more than 280 at-risk homeless sheltered in local motel rooms.

Yolo Food Bank's Countywide Work and Impact:
A Chat With Executive Director Michael Bisch

Feel inspired when you click below to listen in on a recent Indivisible Yolo podcast featuring Executive Director Michael Bisch. He shares the behind the scenes strategies and partnerships that drive Yolo Food Bank's mission to end hunger and malnutrition in Yolo County.
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WHAT WE DO

For 50 years, Yolo Food Bank has elevated the common good for the people and communities of Yolo County by fighting food insecurity. Founded as a volunteer-run backyard gleaning program, Yolo Food Bank has grown to an organizational network of staff, volunteers and more than 80 nonprofit partner organizations. We coordinate the storage and distribution of food from a network of growers, manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and grocery stores, while simultaneously cultivating new sources of food.

Our Programs

EAT WELL YOLO
Yolo Food Bank's Eat Well Yolo program distributes fresh produce weekly, providing Yolo County residents with fruits, vegetables, bread, dairy and other perishable goods. Fresh produce distributions are available to everyone. Please bring your own bag.
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EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EFAP)
EFAP is a Federal program that supplements the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance at no cost. Products vary, but often include non-perishable goods, frozen proteins, fresh produce and grains.
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KIDS FARMERS MARKET
Yolo Food Bank's Kids Farmers Market provides a free weekly after school farmers’ market for approximately 1,050 elementary school students at seven schools in Yolo County.
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YOLO GROWN
Yolo Food Bank’s Yolo Grown program increases access to and consumption of Yolo County grown fresh produce among food-insecure Yolo County residents by building a network of partnerships with local farms and seed companies.
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NONPROFIT PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS
"My partnership experience [with Yolo Food Bank] has been terrific. It has provided much needed goods and services for my residents, who have expressed a lot of appreciation. I am always able to find healthy food options, pantry staples as well as basic goods when I come." -Kylie French, Mercy Housing
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