Yolo Food Bank Holds a Successful ‘Global Rice Fest Founders Night’ Event to Announce 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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Farmers Market Program Expanding to Local High Schools

February 28, 2023

Yolo Food Bank’s Kids Farmers Market Program Will Soon Expand to Include High Schools in Vulnerable Neighborhoods   Yolo Food Bank’s Kids Farmers Market program is a free, school-based farmers […]

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Yolo Food Bank Distributes Additional Disaster Relief Grocery Cards to More Vulnerable Residents Affected by Power Outages

January 11, 2023

Above Image: Yolo County Children’s Alliance Executive Director Jeneba Lahai Distributing Disaster Relief Grocery Cards in Clarksburg on January 5. A second wave of disaster relief grocery cards will be […]

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Volunteers distribute emergency food and water during severe storm event.

Yolo Food Bank to Provide Disaster Relief Grocery Cards to Vulnerable Residents Experiencing Power Outages During Winter Storm

January 5, 2023

Designed to supply households with emergency and replacement food, the cards will be distributed by local partner agencies, made possible with financial support from PG&E.   *Please Note: A second […]

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Announcing Yolo Gives & Gathers

November 1, 2022

YOLO FOOD BANK LAUNCHES NEW FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE POPULATIONS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON   Today, Yolo Food Bank (YFB) has launched “Yolo Gives & Gathers,” its annual fall campaign […]

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Karen Baker is Named New Executive Director

August 23, 2022

New Leader Possesses Proven Expertise and Innovation to Benefit the Food Bank   Yolo Food Bank board of directors has named Karen Baker as its new executive director.  Baker, who […]

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USDA Funds to Strengthen Local Food System and Advance Nutrition Security

July 29, 2022

During a tour and press conference at Yolo Food Bank on July 27, United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the signing of a cooperative agreement between the U.S. […]

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