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Yolo County’s Cache Creek Casino / Yocha Dehe Tribe Headed by UC Davis Foundation Director — Chairman Marshall McKay — Supports Yolo County Foster Children

Community Fund Supports Yolo Foster Kids

The Woodland Community College’s Foster & Kinship Care Education Foundation received a $48,500 donation from the Yocha Dehe Community Fund to serve Yolo County youth in foster care.

Kris Stanfill, YDCF Director stated, “The Committee is excited to be a part of supporting Yolo County Foster Care and the efforts to recruit and retain local families for local children.”

Historically, young people have had heartbreaking outcomes when exiting the foster care system; including high rates of homelessness, incarceration, early and unplanned pregnancies and unemployment, according to Stanfill.

“Tragically most foster youth suffer academically, have poor self-sufficiency, and few successful endings,” Stanfill stated.

With this support, the WCC Foster and Kinship Care Education program, “will enhance efforts to build a stronger network of local families willing to open their hearts to youth in need of safe and stable homes.”

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To learn more about the Yocha Dehe Community Fund, click here. To learn more about Yolo County foster care, visit their website.

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“Ultimately, we hope to build a broader, more diverse pool of caregivers so that children placed into out-of-home care can continue to live in local families that are ready and able to meet their needs in homes that allow them to maintain their friends, schools and neighborhoods,” Schroeder stated.

Of the 250 dependents in Yolo County foster care, 65 are 16 to 20 years old, according to Schroeder.

Local foster families serve to support one another and connect regularly at ball games, barbecues, and holiday events.

To learn more about Yolo County foster care and adoption from foster care, a meeting is set for Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Woodland Community College in Room 727; or Monday, Oct. 29, at the West Sacramento Library in the Community Room. Both meetings are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For information, call 574-1964; or visit website at

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