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A Foundation of Hope

A Foundation of Hope

Dear Friends, This week we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the great Civil Rights leader and timeless voice for racial and social justice, community empowerment, and the potential of the human spirit. In his memory, we at the Healthcare Foundation affirm our guiding principles […]

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A Foundation of Trust

A Foundation of Trust

Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe that the holidays are here, and that 2021 is coming to a close in just a few short days. Winter solstice, the official beginning of winter, is a time for hunkering down with loved ones, offering gratitude, and celebrating the gifts of family. During […]

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Celebrate Extended Family

Celebrate Extended Family

Dear Friends, With the year nearing its close and the holidays on our doorstep, we’re naturally drawn to looking back and taking stock of what 2021 has meant, while considering what lies ahead. This annual exercise in reflection is typical, even if 2021 itself was anything but—and these circumstances inevitably […]

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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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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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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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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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Celebrate Community Voices

Celebrate Community Voices

Dear Friends, Today we cautiously celebrate California opening up! As of today, 71% of Sonoma County residents ages 12 and older have received at least one shot, and 63% are fully vaccinated. The good news from the County is that if you are fully vaccinated, “you are golden.” Hospitals report […]

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Celebrate Compassion in Action

Celebrate Compassion in Action

Dear Friends, May is Mental Health Awareness month, which means it’s the perfect time to spotlight the Healthcare Foundation’s work in the area of mental health, and two of our Board members who are dedicated mental health practitioners. Six years ago, we identified increasing access to mental health services as […]

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Celebrate Paths Forward

Celebrate Paths Forward

Dear Friends, I was vaccinated on Saturday, and find it impossible to separate feelings of hope associated with our abundant spring blossoms and those generated by the promise of the vaccine. Sonoma County is moving to the Orange Tier. California may lift all restrictions as soon as June 15, providing […]

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