FOCUS ON HEALTH: Food Bank fighting rural hunger in Yolo County
"It's no secret that the current economic climate has caused newfound hardship for many of us. However, difficult times are, sadly, a way of life for many families living in rural areas.
According to the 2000 Census, more than 19 percent of Americans, 55 million people, live in non-metropolitan areas throughout the United States. Just as in urban areas, the cost of living, including heating and housing costs, is rising; and people living in rural communities face unique challenges..."