Yolo Food Bank Blog

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

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” event. A culmination of two years of diligent effort this represents a significant milestone for both our organization and the state of California at large. […]

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 […]


WHO WE ARE The Yolo Food Bank was established in 1970.  From the beginning, our dedicated staff and Board of Directors have made it our mission to fight hunger in Yolo County.  We partner with communities and other non-profits to distribute healthy food to our neighbors in need. POSITION SUMMARY The Bookkeeper reports directly to […]

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. […]

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

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 its partner agencies will distribute 2,200 meal kits throughout the week of November 14-18 from 11 locations countywide – serving both cities and rural communities […]

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