FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 –
The Yolo County Children’s Alliance and First 5 Yolo remind you that fresh fruits and vegetables are given away at 10 a.m. every Friday at the Alyce Norman Elementary School site of the Alliance’s offices.
The program receives $15,000 per year from First 5 Yolo (chartered with using tobacco tax money to serve children up to age five) as well as donations from Kaiser Permanente and others.
“The produce distribution has been a great success,” said Katie Villegas, executive director of the Alliance, in a press statement. “Families are coming on a regular basis and are benefiting from healthy food.”
Volunteers help pass out the goodies in this two-year old program.
To donate or to help as a volunteer, call the Yolo County Children’s Alliance at 1-866-607-4030, or visit the Alliance’s offices at 1200 Anna Street, Room 21, West Sacramento, or at 600 A Street, Suite Y, in Davis.
To become eligible to pick up food, residents must demonstrate eligibility, have kids 18 or younger at home, and prove they live in West Sacramento.
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