March 6, 2012
UCP of Sacramento and Northern California received a $25,000 grant from the Yocha Dehe Community Fund to empower people with developmental disabilities in three programs serving Yolo County. Funding will support UCP’s respite program, transportation program and Woodland adult day program.
“We are honored to receive funding from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Community Fund, which supports so many worthy causes in our region,” said Doug Bergman, president and CEO, UCP of Sacramento and Northern California. “We look forward to empowering more people with developmental disabilities in Yolo County to live life without limits.”
Each month, UCP of Sacramento and Northern California serves 2,600 children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in eight California counties. Programs include Saddle Pals adaptive horseback riding, UCP’s Autism Center for Excellence at Sacramento State, adult day programs, independent living services, transportation and in-home respite care for families.
The Yocha Dehe Community Fund is dedicated to creating a healthy community through engaged philanthropy, deep community knowledge and awareness, and active leadership. Since its inception in 2000, the Community Fund has provided more than $18 million in philanthropic funding to more than 270 diverse organizations. Learn more.
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