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Where to Find Emergency Food

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CalFresh provides monthly food benefits that help individuals and families buy healthy, nutritious food! Even if temporary, individuals and families who have experienced a change in their circumstances and need additional help may apply for CalFresh. Californian’s can visit GetCalFresh.org to apply or call 1-877-847-3663 (FOOD) to be connected to their local county social service office.

Starting April 28, CalFresh recipients can now use their EBT card to buy groceries online at Walmart and Amazon. Spend $35 or more on
groceries and get home delivery for FREE.


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Where to Find Emergency Food


All Members of the Yolo Community can text Yolo FreshText Alerts  to find food in their area. Text your Keyword to: 888777 

Woodland: OLIVE

West Sacramento & Clarksburg: GRAPE

Winters: ALMOND


UC Davis Campus (UCD students only): AGGIES

North Yolo: RICE

Capay Valley: WALNUT


Food Banks & Other Emergency Food Sites

Several organizations are providing relief for senior citizens. If you have a neighbor over 65, you can contact Meals on Wheels in Yolo County or visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.

  Yolo Food Bank can provide a weekly home delivery food box, supplemented with a bag of fresh produce, dairy products, and other essential items for qualifying individuals. Visit https://yolofoodbank.org/ for more information.

According to the Yolo County Food Bank, website “individuals who are not low-income are urged to contact a for-profit grocery delivery service, so that Yolo Food Bank can prioritize the needs of low-income residents during this time of crisis.”




Yolo Farm to Fork also shares where to get help finding food during the COVID-19 closures on their website. Visit their page to find the closest location near you.