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12.10.2010

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.

08.26.2010

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).

07.05.2010

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved an intergovernmental agreement with our Tribe in June to fund emergency services to the county. The agreement states the Tribe will provide $163,660 in funding for Office of Emergency Services operations for fiscal year 2010-11.

05.13.2010

Brooks, Calif. – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation today announced the appointment of a new
director for the Yocha Dehe Community Fund, the Tribe’s philanthropic institution.
 
After an extensive search, Kristine Stanfill was selected to serve as director of the Community
Fund. Stanfill has been a part of the Yolo County community for more than 25 years. She was
most recently director of development for the Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation, and also

04.15.2010

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:

04.08.2010

On April 1, 2010, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation celebrated our broad range of sustainability work with the Celebrating a Sustainable Future event held at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Representative Wally Herger, Republican of California, joined more than 100 community members, elected officials, partners, educators, environmentalists, farmers, ranchers and Yocha Dehe tribal members.

04.08.2010

The Cache Creek Casino Resort will host its Rockin’ the Capay Valley fundraiser on May 2nd.

03.22.2010

Brooks, Calif. – The Yocha Dehe Community Fund, a philanthropic institution of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, today announced new guidelines for grant applicants, effective immediately.

03.17.2010

BOULDER, Colo. – The Native American Rights Fund (NARF) has received a $1.5 million grant
from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of Brooks, Calif., to be distributed in $500,000 allotments
over three years and used for general operating expenses and special projects.
 
“This generous grant provides the Native American Rights Fund fiscal security for the next three
years, enabling us to focus on legal advocacy and insuring the survival of tribes and their ways of

03.03.2010

Brooks, Calif. – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation today contributed $15,892 from the Tribe’s
Community Fund to Yolo County’s Firefighter Burn Institute’s annual “Fill the Boot for Burns” fundraising drive.

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