Yolo Food Bank Blog

Yolo Food Bank’s 3rd Annual Golf Tournament: A Swinging Success!

What began as a friendly competition between Yolo Food Bank’s Operations Department and the staff at Nugget Market has blossomed into one of our most anticipated events of the year.  Tournament The 18-hole tournament was played as a four-person scramble, and we had local businesses, volunteers, individual donors, and staff come together for a fun […]

Unity and Gratitude: Yolo Food Bank’s “Night at the Warehouse”

Last week, Yolo Food Bank hosted our much anticipated, “Night at the Warehouse” event, a vibrant celebration that brought together the core of our community: our dedicated volunteers, generous food donors, and committed financial supporters. Together, these individuals are the backbone of our operations, and it was a pleasure to dedicate an evening to thank […]

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

Featured Image Caption: Speakers at Yolo Food Bank’s ‘State of Food Insecurity Event’. From left to right: Yolo County Board of Supervisor Chair, Lucas Frerichs; Mayor of Woodland and Woodland Food Closet Executive Director, Tania Garcia-Cadena; Health And Human Services Agency’s Service Centers Branch Director, Dr. Tico Zendejas; Managing Partner at Valley Vision, Trish Kelly. Yolo Food Bank […]

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

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 customers who purchased select apples at Raley’s throughout January and February. A portion of the apples were distributed on Wednesday, March 27 to the parents […]

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

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 Anderson On a rainy and gloomy day, we encountered a ray of sunshine in the form of Lisa Anderson. Lisa is a Dunnigan resident and […]

Unveiling Yolo Food Bank’s Impact Report

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 possible! In recognition of this invaluable support, we are excited to announce the release of our first Yolo Food Bank Impact Report in five years. […]

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