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

Volunteers distribute emergency food and water during severe storm event.

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 disbursement of disaster relief grocery cards was completed as of January 23, 2023.

WHAT
Yolo Food Bank and its partner agencies are coordinating the distribution of 925 disaster relief grocery cards valued at $40 each for residents impacted by power outages due to the atmospheric river storm impacting California.

WHO
Yolo Food Bank has identified partner agencies located in the affected zip codes (provided by PG&E), who are consistently serving residents with access and functional needs facing food insecurity.

WHEN / WHERE
The distribution of gift cards will occur in the coming days. If you live in the cities of Clarksburg, Davis, Knights Landing, West Sacramento, Woodland, Yolo, or Zamora and have been affected by the recent power outage, please contact the partner agency listed in your city below. Gift cards are available on a first come, first served basis.

WHY
The atmospheric river storm has left many residents of Yolo County with extended power outages following last week’s severe wind and rain. With support from PG&E, Yolo Food Bank and its local partner agencies will provide gift cards to local grocery stores located in the vicinity of affected households including Raley’s (Woodland, Knights Landing, Yolo, Zamora), Walmart (Clarksburg), Nugget Markets (Woodland, Davis), and Grocery Outlet (West Sacramento).

If you or a friend or family member are experiencing these difficulties, please contact the organization listed in your city below to obtain a disaster relief grocery card, while supplies last. If you need additional food assistance please call 2-1-1 – this resource is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Or visit www.yolofodbank.org/findfood.

To be eligible for a disaster relief grocery card, individuals must:
• Be a resident of any city listed below that has been affected by the power outage.
• Disaster relief grocery cards are available while supplies last

Grocery Gift Card Distribution Locations:

Davis
• STEAC | 1712 Picasso Ave, Suite D, Davis, CA | (530) 758-8435

Knights Landing
• Empower Yolo | 9596 Mill St, Knights Landing, CA | (530) 661-6336

West Sacramento
• Yolo County Children’s Alliance | 1200 Anna St, West Sacramento, CA | (916) 572-0560
• Mercy Coalition | 3605 Gregory Ave, West Sacramento, CA | (916) 509-3566
Please Note: All gift cards that were allotted for Mercy Coalition have been distributed as of January 9.

Woodland
• Woodland Volunteer Food Closet | 420 Grand Ave, Woodland, CA | (530) 662-7020
• Meals on Wheels | 40 N East St Suite C, Woodland, CA | (530) 662-7035
Please Note: All gift cards that were allotted for Meals on Wheels have been distributed as of January 9.
• Kentucky Avenue Church of Christ | 470 Kentucky Ave, Woodland, CA | (530) 661-7488
• Holy Rosary| 575 California St, Woodland, CA | (530) 662-2805
• Renuevo Food Closet | 240 N West St, Woodland, CA | (530) 662-7020
Please Note: All gift cards that were allotted for Renuevo Food Closet have been distributed as of January 9.
• Church on the Rock | 630 Cottonwood St, Woodland, CA | (530) 406-8579

Yolo
Yolo Branch Library | 37750 Sacramento St, Yolo, CA | (530) 662-2363

Zamora
• Calvary Chapel of Zamora | 9974 Main St, Zamora, CA | (530) 867-2692

Clarksburg
• Yolo County Children’s Alliance | 52902 Clarksburg Rd, Clarksburg, CA | (916) 572-0560
Please Note: The distribution of gift cards for this location already occurred on January 5.

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