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Celebrate New Directions

Celebrate New Directions

Dear Friends, The love and respect we at Healthcare Foundation have for our Latinx community is deeply interwoven into all we do, all year long. As we acknowledge Latinx Heritage Month (Sep 15 – Oct 15), we take great pleasure in the opportunity to celebrate and give thanks for our […]

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A Shot in the Arm

A Shot in the Arm

New Grants Supporting the Grassroots Vaccination Effort in Sonoma County We are excited to announce that the Healthcare Foundation in partnership with Partnership HealthPlan of California (PHC) will be distributing a total of $354,000 to support vaccination efforts in northern Sonoma County. The PHC grant, secured in September and managed […]

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Bridging the Gap in Bilingual/Bicultural Mental Health Services

Bridging the Gap in Bilingual/Bicultural Mental Health Services

A Conversation with Mental Health Talent Pipeline Scholarship Awardee Cesia Jovel Cesia Jovel is in her third year in University of San Francisco’s masters program in counseling psychology. As a bilingual and bicultural resident of Sonoma County who is pursuing a career in mental health, with the intention of serving […]

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Introducing Healthcare Foundation’s New Strategic Plan

Introducing Healthcare Foundation’s New Strategic Plan

By Jean Lalla Chair of Strategic Planning Committee Since the beginning of the ’20s decade, we’ve been inundated with change and turmoil – COVID, social injustice, and political disruptions have fundamentally changed how we live our lives. Although change can be hard, it does allow for us to reflect, review, […]

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A Visit to Pogo Park

A Visit to Pogo Park

Too few are the opportunities to ride a zip line swing during work hours. But on one sunny Friday afternoon last month, it was more or less de rigueur, as Healthcare Foundation staff and a group of colleagues from several sister organizations serving northern Sonoma County gathered at a small […]

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Meet Sonia Aguilar! Mental Health Talent Pipeline Scholarship Awardee

Meet Sonia Aguilar! Mental Health Talent Pipeline Scholarship Awardee

Sonia Aguilar has just entered her third year as a graduate student in University of San Francisco’s counseling psychology program, which means her course work is behind her. Now she embarks on a traineeship in the behavioral health access team of Sonoma County’s Department of Health Services. Just a few […]

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Celebrate Our Future: Gala Report

Celebrate Our Future: Gala Report

  As the date approached for our 20th anniversary Celebrate Our Future gala, alongside the increase in Delta variant cases around the country, the Healthcare Foundation staff and event committee met regularly to contemplate our options. In 2020, we held our first even virtual gala, which was wildly successful thanks […]

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Celebrate Caring for Each Other

Celebrate Caring for Each Other

Dear Friends, There is a grace to living in a community where we can see that our interactions with each other have positive results. The tie that binds us in community is simply caring for and about each other. In matters large and small. We see this in times of […]

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