Yolo Food Bank has received a $2.5 million capital gift from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation for the renovation of its new and expanded facility. Yocha Dehe is a long-term Food Bank partner, supporting its mission to end food insecurity in Yolo County.
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“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.
Click here for the full report on hunger in Yolo County (.pdf)