Our Mission

Mission Statement

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We want to make a difference. That takes a real-world approach. It takes action.

  • Our goal is to assist our clients in a healthier lifestyle.
  • Alleviate hunger among the disadvantaged and elderly.
  • Gleaning of surplus food from every available source for the distribution among charitable organizations and disadvantaged persons in a fair and equitable manner.  No recipient are ever required to pay, it is provided free of charge to the food bank.
  • To make the public aware of the problems of the disadvantaged and elderly.

Our organization sponsors and administers the following programs:

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  • USDA / EFAP Program (Emergency Food Assistance Program)

sponsored by the US Government serving 7 – 8 thousand clients in Yuba and Sutter Counties.

  • “Food for Thought” (Yuba & Sutter County)

An after school program promoting healthy food choices for school age children at local elementary Schools (K – 5)​

  • 60+ Program (Formally Brown Bag Program) 

The Yuba-Sutter Food Bank sponsors a senior nutrition program. Through partnership with the SNAP-ED programs in our counties, we are helping the senior communities of Yuba-Sutter with nutritional education, food, and recipes. 

  • ​Community  Produce Distribution  

In addition of our other programs, when we get an excessive amounts of produce that comes into our warehouse, we have frequent produce distribution, farmer market style, and this event will be announced the day before on Facebook.

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