“When the students here participate in the Kids Farmers Market, they are learning many mathematics concepts and skills, literacy concepts and skills, language development, and health concepts, as well as English language development,”
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Yolo County Supervisors encouraged more support for Yolo Food Bank's food aid work by declaring September as Hunger Action Month in Yolo County.
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.
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National Hunger Study provides a glimpse of what hunger looks like in Yolo County
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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....
Yolo Food Bank receives grant from National Dairy Council
Grant will increase ability to provide dairy products to Yolo County residents in need
Clients continue to give thanks for food supply; Volunteers, farmers emphasize the importance of giving back.
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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.