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Community Partner Spotlight: Daniela Domínguez of On the Margins

Community Partner Spotlight: Daniela Domínguez of On the Margins

Daniela Domínguez has been collaborating with the Healthcare Foundation in several capacities. As an assistant professor in the counseling psychology department at USF and the coordinator of its Marriage and Family Therapy program, Daniela has been instrumental in supporting the Healthcare Foundation’s Mental Health Talent Pipeline program, which grants scholarships […]

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Hearing from a Promotora de Salud / Community Health Worker

Hearing from a Promotora de Salud / Community Health Worker

Obelia Martinez is a promotora de salud (community health worker) serving Spanish-speaking communities in northern Sonoma County. A promotora is a bilingual and bicultural public health worker who acts as a trusted health messenger and navigator for members of their community. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, promotores have […]

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A Foundation of Community

A Foundation of Community

Dear Friends, Three years before joining the Healthcare Foundation Board in January, I was fortunate to receive a scholarship to support my graduate studies in Counseling Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of San Francisco as part of the Foundation’s Mental Health Talent Pipeline (MHTP). On May 19, […]

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Healthcare Foundation Hosts Annual Fundraiser, July 9, 2022

Healthcare Foundation Hosts Annual Fundraiser, July 9, 2022

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY HOSTS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER, JULY 9, 2022 Healdsburg, CA — The Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County will host its annual celebration and fundraiser, this year titled NOCHE DE AMOR, in support of its granting and programming designed to eliminate health inequities in northern Sonoma County. NOCHE […]

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Saluting our Webmaster Extraordinaire, Joel Lewis

Saluting our Webmaster Extraordinaire, Joel Lewis

Joel Lewis initially came to the Healthcare Foundation in a temporary role in 2015 to help with online and in-person support of our Wine Women & Shoes fundraiser, but our executive director was so impressed with his work that she offered him a permanent position. In 2019, Joel became the […]

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Noche de Amor Sponsor Spotlight: Marc and Jeanie Kahn

Noche de Amor Sponsor Spotlight: Marc and Jeanie Kahn

Our 2022 gala, Noche de Amor, takes place on July 9 in the beautiful courtyard of Healdsburg’s Bacchus Landing. A night of good friends, soulful music, and delicious foods and wine, Noche de Amor is a major event for us. As our annual fundraiser, it’s a critical generator of the […]

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Exchange Bank Grant Puts iPads to Work for Local Promotores

Exchange Bank Grant Puts iPads to Work for Local Promotores

Main image courtesy of SoCo News We are thrilled to acknowledge a grant from Exchange Bank Foundation for technology hardware that will support the crucial work of local promotores de salud (also known as community health workers) in their capacity as community health liaisons in northern Sonoma County. The grant […]

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Grantee and Partner Spotlight: Karissa Moreno

Grantee and Partner Spotlight: Karissa Moreno

A Conversation with Karissa Moreno of the Center for Well-Being The Healthcare Foundation is proud to be a supporter of the Center for Well-Being (CWB), which has been advancing health equity in Sonoma County and beyond for the last 25 years. CWB serves 25,000 people annually with nutrition services, cardiac […]

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A Foundation of Friendship

A Foundation of Friendship

Dear Friends, May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which urges us to take the time to reflect on the role of mental health services in healthcare and to insist on simple and equitable and de-stigmatized access to mental health services in the support of individual and community well-being. On an […]

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Introducing Our New Social Media Manager, Melissa Gomez

Introducing Our New Social Media Manager, Melissa Gomez

The Healthcare Foundation is fortunate to have a small but mighty staff dedicated to supporting the vision of eliminating health inequities in our region by keeping all aspects of the work we do humming along day by day. That includes making sure the way we communicate over social media is […]

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