Healthcare Foundation
Spotlight on Mental Health Talent Pipeline Scholarship Awardee Nallely Ramirez

Spotlight on Mental Health Talent Pipeline Scholarship Awardee Nallely Ramirez

Nallely Ramirez was born in Healdsburg and grew up in Windsor. Since graduating from UC Santa Cruz, she has worked as a bilingual case worker with Legal Aid Sonoma County, helping survivors of domestic violence obtain needed services, compose and file necessary paperwork, and navigate the sometimes confusing court system—basically […]

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Community Partner Spotlight: Montserrat Archila

Community Partner Spotlight: Montserrat Archila

When it comes to the Healthcare Foundation’s ability to successfully address the most pressing needs of our region in matters of health and well-being, especially for our most vulnerable residents, community input and collaboration are essential. To this end, we were extremely fortunate to have Montserrat Archila join our strategic […]

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Spotlight on Our Sponsors

Spotlight on Our Sponsors

Visionary Sponsors Barbara Grasseschi and Tony Crabb “We are proud to support the Healthcare Foundation’s vision of eliminating health inequities in northern Sonoma County. The health implications of racism are real. We recognize the resulting disparities, and how they affect who gets sick and who doesn’t. We are working hard […]

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Celebrate Community Resilience

Celebrate Community Resilience

Dear Friends, What a difference a month can make! In recent weeks—as many doors opened again, masks came off, and long-anticipated reunions took place—we were powerfully reminded of just how much meaning and comfort we derive from social contact with one another. A Delta variant–fueled rise in cases now has […]

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Local Legend Josh Jones and Band are On-Board for a Gala to Remember

Local Legend Josh Jones and Band are On-Board for a Gala to Remember

Like live music and dancing? You’re gonna love your time at the Healthcare Foundation’s upcoming “Celebrate our Future” gala on August 28. Our outstanding musical host for the night, the Josh Jones Latin Jazz Ensemble, is an amalgamation of some of the best jazz and salsa players in the entire […]

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Strategic Planning in Times of Crisis

Strategic Planning in Times of Crisis

A Perspective from Board of Directors Vice Chair Peter McAweeney When I first joined the board of the Healthcare Foundation, we had just completed a strategic planning process that guided the organization on a new path focused on three vital areas: health access, mental health, and early childhood development. Just […]

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Spotlight: Mental Health Talent Grantee Eloísa Ruano González

Spotlight: Mental Health Talent Grantee Eloísa Ruano González

Eloísa Ruano González knows firsthand the strength and resilience of her Latinx community. She also knows the challenges facing immigrants and their families, and the toll these can take on the wellbeing of an individual, a family and a community. “My parents were both immigrants,” shares Eloísa. “I grew up […]

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Celebrate New Beginnings

Celebrate New Beginnings

Dear Friends, This month, I join you in collectively celebrating in-person gatherings with friends, family, neighbors—and even strangers. It’s novel and marvelous to be shaking hands and hugging once more. We cannot wait to gather together at our 20th Anniversary gala, CELEBRATE OUR FUTURE, where the Josh Jones Latin Jazz […]

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New $15,000 Grant to SRJC HOPE Program

New $15,000 Grant to SRJC HOPE Program

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION AND MEDTRONIC AWARD $15,000 GRANT TO BOOST LOCAL
HEALTHCARE WORKER PIPELINE
Money will create 15-30 scholarships at local junior college
June 15, 2021 – The Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County (HCF) has awarded a $15,000 grant to support an innovative program at a local college designed to train

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Partner Spotlight: Daisy Cardenas

Partner Spotlight: Daisy Cardenas

Few in the northern Sonoma County community have fought harder than Daisy Cardenas for equal representation and equal access to healthcare across ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. Though she is just 26, Cardenas has quite a resume, and her voice has emerged as one of the most powerful in our community […]

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