Healthcare Foundation
Pulse on the Vaccine Provides Answers to Vaccination Questions

Pulse on the Vaccine Provides Answers to Vaccination Questions

With news of the COVID vaccination changing seemingly daily, the Healthcare Foundation is keeping our community aware of the up-to-the-minute information on who, where, when, and how to get vaccinated. Last Thursday, Executive Director Kim Bender invited a group of experts to join her in discussing health equity, vaccine confidence,

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Healthcare Foundation Helps Alexander Valley Healthcare Weather COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthcare Foundation Helps Alexander Valley Healthcare Weather COVID-19 Pandemic

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION Helps Alexander Valley Healthcare Weather COVID-19 Pandemic As we approach the one-year mark of the global COVID-19 pandemic, big changes are afoot at Alexander Valley Healthcare. CEO Debbie Howell says the Cloverdale healthcare provider and Healthcare Foundation grantee has managed to weather the challenges of the last year […]

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Introducing Dr. Michael Valdovinos

Introducing Dr. Michael Valdovinos

Michael Valdovinos, PsyD, APPP Board Certified, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Board Member, Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County Dr. Michael Valdovinos was born and raised in Sonoma County. He is a US Air Force Veteran, board-certified clinical psychologist, and trained organizational psychologist with 12 years of broad domestic and international experience working […]

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Path to Hope Live Suicide Prevention Series

Path to Hope Live Suicide Prevention Series

Please join us for Path to Hope Live which is an online educational series on suicide prevention, resilience-building, and dealing with the grief, loss, and mental health challenges of our times. On January 14th at 4PM the Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative will discuss how A Community Heals Itself. Register for FREE here: https://pathtohope6.eventbrite.com
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Yoga for Trauma Relief – Classes Available

Yoga for Trauma Relief – Classes Available

What is trauma-informed yoga?
Trauma-informed yoga is a broad term that describes movements, breathing practices and relaxation that help to relieve physical and emotional symptoms caused by trauma. It is based on the growing understanding that trauma takes a heavy toll on the body and the nervous system. This practice

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Grantee Spotlight: Working Together to Keep Windsor Fed

Grantee Spotlight: Working Together to Keep Windsor Fed

One thing this year has made painfully clear is how precarious a family’s economic stability and well-being can be. COVID-19 abruptly closed our schools and many of our businesses, turning our economy and systems of support upside down and inside out. The end result is that many of our neighbors […]

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Volunteer Anneke Seley on Rethinking Your Holiday Gift Giving

Volunteer Anneke Seley on Rethinking Your Holiday Gift Giving

My earliest childhood friend sent me this message early this month: “Please don’t buy me a gift this holiday season. Instead, please donate to my local food bank.” That got me thinking about how best to bring holiday cheer to those closest to me in a year when so many […]

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Believe in the Gift of Giving

Believe in the Gift of Giving

Dear Friends, As we barrell toward the end of 2020 in search of creative, pandemic-friendly ways to bring holiday cheer to our family and friends, I hope you will consider tribute gifts, aka gifts of the heart in honor of others. Katie Wetzel Murphy, founder of the Wetzel Community Leadership […]

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Celebrating Outgoing Board Members

Celebrating Outgoing Board Members

We wish to express our deepest gratitude for the hard work and service of four board members stepping down at the end of 2020: Denny Martin, Gina Parmeter, Bill Smart and Ross Stromberg. Each made significant contributions, all were generous of time, talent and vision, and all helped make the

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Believe in the Power of Gratitude

Believe in the Power of Gratitude

Dear Friends, Gratitude has proven to be one of the most powerful forces for maintaining our resilience, both on the personal and community levels. The benefits of gratitude as an important mental health principle, according to Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., extend far beyond what we may imagine. Scientific studies have found […]

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