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Our vision is to create a vibrant community where everyone can thrive as a result of access to fresh, high quality food. the well-being of the people in Yolo County. We strive to fulfill our vision by providing nutritional food to the people of Yolo County. Yolo Food Bank provides food to our community by establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with dozens of non-profit programs, private and public sector agencies, and service organizations throughout Yolo County, and by fostering mutually beneficial arrangements with commercial retail and wholesale food donors.
Since 1970, Yolo Food Bank's mission has been to alleviate hunger and malnutrition throughout Yolo County. As the largest hunger-relief organization in the County, the Food Bank serves more than 52,000 low-income Yolo County residents each month through a variety of direct distributions and through services provided by a network of 70 partner agencies. Annually, we distribute upwards of four million pounds of food, more than one-quarter (27.3%) of which is fresh produce. Please visit www.yolofoodbank.org for more details.
With a staff of 20+ and more than 460 volunteers, the Food Bank provides food to Yolo County residents throughout Yolo County, which includes three urban areas (Davis, West Sacramento and Woodland) and all of the rural and unincorporated locales that cover the majority of the county. Our direct distribution programs include:
-Kids Farmers Market
-Eat Well Yolo
-EFAP (Emergency Food Assistance Program)