Food 4 Thought February 2015

  • "Thank you for helping to feed my family"
  • "As a farmer, I'd like to help feed people"
  • Running of the Turkeys record breaking numbers!
  • Donate food from your computer, new virtual food drive!

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FOOD 4 THOUGHT : October 2014

Check out our newsletter to see what we're up to and learn about client and volunteer stories!

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Choose to Wipe Out Hunger

Yolo County Supervisors encouraged more support for Yolo Food Bank's food aid work by declaring September as Hunger Action Month in Yolo County.

 

 

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Hunger in America Study 2014

A new study by Yolo Food Bank and Feeding America shows that more than one in five Yolo County residents, or an estimated 44,400 people, receives assistance from Yolo Food Bank and local emergency food providers each year.  This includes over 2,900 children and 15,500 seniors, 60 years or older.  

Click here for the full report on hunger in Yolo County (.pdf)

 

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44,400 YOLO COUNTY RESIDENTS RECEIVE FOOD ASSISTANCE EACH YEAR

National Hunger Study provides a glimpse of what hunger looks like in Yolo County

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Hundreds of Yolo County Residents Get Drought-Relief Food Aid

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Thousands of boxes of food aid are making their way to people affected by the drought in Yolo County. At one of the distribution sites in Winters, it's clear that the boxes full of canned vegetables, spaghetti, peanut butter and other non-perishables sure does weigh a lot....

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Yolo Food Bank Receives National Dairy Council Grant

Yolo Food Bank receives grant from National Dairy Council

Grant will increase ability to provide dairy products to Yolo County residents in need

 

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Food For Thought: Summer 2014 Newsletter

Clients continue to give thanks for food supply; Volunteers, farmers emphasize the importance of giving back. 

Read the newsletter by clicking the link below:

Yolo Food Bank Newsletter [pdf]

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Spring Holiday Food Distribution 2014

Yolo Food Bank's Second Spring Holiday Food Distribution was a great success! This year, we were able to distribute 1,300 meals to residents in Yolo County, which was as 86% increase from the 700 meals distributed last year. Meals were loaded with non-perishable goods, an array of fresh produce, and a meat item. 

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Canned Food Drive Set for Nov. 26 Hoops Doubleheader

DAVIS, Calif. - UC Davis men's and women's basketball are partnering with the Yolo Food Bank for its annual canned food drive.  Fans who donate a canned or non-perishable food item on Nov. 26 will have the opportunity to purchase a $5 general admission ticket to watch the women battle San Jose State at 4:45 p.m., or the men take on Causeway rival Sacramento State at 7 p.m. inside The Pavilion.

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