The Holidays are a great time to reflect on what we have and help where we can. This month, the Davis Food Co-op will be donating $500 to each of the following local organizations and encourages you to give too if you are able.
Founded in 2015 by a group of community members in Woodland, First In, Relief for Evacuees (FIRE Foundation) provides relief for people and families evacuated from their homes due to devastating disasters. COVID-19 presented a new challenge. FIRE stepped up to collect and distribute PPE and other medical equipment to businesses and health care organizations throughout Yolo County.
Lead 4 Tomorrow’s Family Hui program supports parents as they face the joys and challenges of raising children. In light of shelter-at-home, Family Hui moved quickly to adapt its group-based delivery model, sharingCOVID-19 information along with vital social services resources with families in English, Farsi and Spanish using virtual platforms, phone calls and texts. Through these connections, Family Hui continues to show parents that they are connected, valued, and cared for.
California Indian Legal Services
California Indian Legal Services is one of the oldest non-profit law firms devoted exclusively to the cause of Native American rights. Governed by a Board of Trustees selected by California tribes and tribal organizations, CILS provides free and low-cost legal services to California tribes, tribal organizations and Native American individuals throughout the state.
Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network
YIIN is a group of people serving and advocating for immigrants in Yolo County. YIIN is guided by requested needs of the immigrant communities based on what they deem essential necessities. YIIN also advocates and supports those who cannot speak for themselves including migrant workers, immigrant youth previously detained and those displaced by major fires. They also offer financial and legal support for those seeking citizenship.