Monthly Newsletter, June 2022
Although we have been in Temecula for more than 30 years, today what matters most is carrying out the legacy of being a caring community partner that feeds those in need. The more people that know about us in Riverside County, the more we can help relieve food scarcity.
Western Eagle Foundation pays attention to the current CPI, our transportation costs and keeps our eye on projected food inventory shortages. In the Riverside area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), prices for food at home rose 9.8 percent since a year ago, led by higher prices for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs (16.4 percent). The only food at home category with a price decrease over the past year was dairy and related products (-2.3 percent). Additionally, energy prices jumped 38.6 percent, largely the result of an increase in the price of gasoline.READ MORE…