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Yolo Food Bank Releases Findings From the Yolo County Food Access Survey 

April 5, 2024

Yolo Food Bank is thrilled to announce the release of our “Yolo County Food Access Survey Report,” which was unveiled today at our “State of Food Insecurity in Yolo County” […]

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Yolo Food Bank is the Recipient of a Raley’s Donation of 22,000 Pounds of Apples Thanks to FirstFruits Farms ‘Take A Bite Out of Hunger®’ Program

March 28, 2024

WOODLAND, CA. (MARCH 28, 2024) – Raley’s and FirstFruits Farms made a generous donation of 22,660 pounds of fresh apples to Yolo Food Bank. This donation was made possible by […]

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Rays of Hope: Lisa Anderson’s Mission to Feed Dunnigan

February 16, 2024

The story of Lisa Anderson, a special Yolo County resident who transformed her own experiences of hardship into a mission to feed her community. A Ray of Sunshine: Meet Lisa […]

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Unveiling Yolo Food Bank’s Impact Report

February 2, 2024

We are profoundly grateful for the unwavering support and partnership from our donors of time, funds, and food – all of you make what we do at Yolo Food Bank […]

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Yolo Food Bank in Partnership with 11 Sites Distributes 2,200 Thanksgiving Meal Kits in Yolo County Nov. 14-18

November 13, 2023

2,200 THANKSGIVING MEAL KITS DISTRIBUTED TO YOLO COUNTY FOOD INSECURE FAMILIES NOVEMBER 14-18, 2023 What:  “Yolo Gives and Gathers” Holiday Food Distribution for Yolo County residents. Yolo Food Bank and […]

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Yolo Food Bank Holds a Successful ‘Global Rice Fest Founders Night’ Event to Announce a 2024 Festival and Fundraising Effort

October 17, 2023

WOODLAND, CA. (October 17, 2023) – Conaway Ranch was set aglow on the evening of October 13, as over 200 guests gathered for the highly anticipated Global Rice Fest Founders […]

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Food Banks Across California to Receive Thousands of Milk From California Dairy Families Partnership with Raley’s Food For Families

June 2, 2023

Left to right: Maureen Lemos (Dairy farmer, REAL CALIFORNIA MILK board member), Karen Ross (Secretary of Agriculture, California Department of Food and Agriculture), Karen Baker (Executive Director, Yolo Food Bank), […]

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‘Yolo Food Access Survey’ Invites Every Household In Yolo County To Participate

April 7, 2023

Yolo Food Bank is launching a countywide survey that will shape the future of food access and food security in Yolo County   During the first two weeks of April, […]

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Yolo Food Bank Receives the Largest Private Gift in the History of the Organization

March 21, 2023

The largest private gift in the history of Yolo Food Bank was announced this week on the occasion of the organization’s inaugural donor celebration held on March 15 in Woodland, […]

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Food Assistance Demand Expected to Rise in Coming Months Due to CalFresh (Food Stamps) Emergency Allotments Ending

March 8, 2023

Yolo Food Bank is currently serving 29% of total Yolo County households through our direct distributions and partner agencies. This number is expected to rise due to CalFresh – also […]

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