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Board to be presented partnership opportunity with Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to accept $1 million in new funding to improve health and wellbeing of Solano County residents

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (September 28, 2017) – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will consider entering into an intergovernmental agreement with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to receive $1 million in new funding to be used for the benefit of Solano County residents by promoting healthy outcomes and helping families in need at their meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at the Solano County Administration Center, 675 Texas Street in Fairfield.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Completes $1.5 Million Payment to County for Hotel Expansion

BROOKS, CA (July 31, 2017) – With the delivery of a $500,000 check on July 18, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation completed its initial $1.5 million payment to Yolo County under the new Intergovernmental Agreement. The Tribe and County signed the agreement in April in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Overall, it will provide the County and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years.

YOCHA DEHE WINTUN NATION AND YOLO COUNTY APPROVE AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE COUNTY AND AREA STAKEHOLDERS MORE THAN $161 MILLION OVER 22 YEARS 

WOODLAND, CA (April 4, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County have approved an intergovernmental agreement that will provide the county and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years. The mitigation agreement is in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort and will deliver resources for public safety, local Capay Valley programs, roads, public transit and the county’s general fund. Through careful collaboration, tribal and county leaders have agreed to benefits not normally part of such pacts.

New Yocha Dehe Entity to Provide Support to Boost Capay Valley

BROOKS, CA (March 1, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation will create a new tribal entity to allocate a pool of funding to support the community and other causes. In its new Tribal-State Gaming Compact, signed in October with Governor Jerry Brown, the Tribe requested and received the ability to redirect a significant portion of the revenue normally sent to the state. These allocations will be utilized locally to address a range of causes and initiatives, including economic development and revitalization.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Gives $2.5 Million To Build Food Bank Of The Future

As a long-term Yolo Food Bank partner, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation gave a $2.5 million capital gift to the Yolo Food Bank for renovation of its new and expanded facility to support its mission to end food insecurity in Yolo County.

Yocha Dehe Urges Community to Join Fight Against Autism

Team Autism Tewe is proud to be among the local groups leading the “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” on Sunday October 6th in West Sacramento. The West Sacramento event is part of a nationwide effort by Autism Speaks to raise needed funds for autism research. It is also designed to raise awareness about the growing prevalence of autism. Every 11 minutes, another family learns their child has an autism spectrum disorder.

An Important Gift to the Community for the Holidays

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund donated $25,000 in support of the 2010 Holiday Food Basket Program, providing holiday meals to Yolo County families in need.

The Yocha Dehe Community Fund was proud to step in and partner with the Yolo Wayfarer Center and Food Bank of Yolo County to help fulfill 650 Thanksgiving meals for families throughout the county when the program was at risk of being cut this year.

YDFD is First Native American Dept. to Earn Prestigious International Accreditation

When Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation set out to build its fire department, the Tribe’s leaders were determined to build the best department possible to serve the needs of their community and their neighbors. Last week in Chicago, the Yocha Dehe Fire Department reached a historic step in attaining that goal: it became the first Native American fire department to earn accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI).

Community Fund Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon draws more than 150 guests

On April 15, 2010, the Yocha Dehe Community Fund board of directors gathered with its grantees for the 2nd Annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon. This year, more than 150 people representing more than 80 organizations attended the event at the Tribal Community Center in Brooks, Calif.

Four awards to honor excellence in community service were given during the lunch program. The 2010 recipients include:

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