Wednesday, April 1, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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Food Bank springs for year-round assistance
FoodBannk1W Michael Long, left, and Jose Diaz of Genentech pack cabbages into bags for distribution to 1,700 hungry families this week throughout Yolo County. They were among 19 volunteers from Genentech helping out Tuesday morning at the Yolo Food Bank. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Some 1,700 Yolo County families will enjoy a special meal over Easter weekend thanks to the Yolo Food Bank, its generous suppliers and many volunteers.

The families will receive meal kits containing chicken, rice, beans, an assortment of fresh produce and a variety of non-perishable foods in distributions that will take place around the county between Thursday and Saturday. The 1,700 families served marks a 31 percent increase over last year, when 1,300 families received spring holiday meal kits.

"We are pleased to be able to provide significantly more meals this spring," said Kevin Sanchez, executive director of the Food Bank. "We recognize that hunger is year-round, so it is gratifying ... "

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