• February 15, 2017
    Evergreen School District Family Resource Center Opens

    Today, we are thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Evergreen School District Family Resource Center at Katherine R. Smith Elementary! Members of the community, parents and children, gathered to celebrate the grand opening. Joining them was Cora Tomalinas, FIRST 5 Santa Clara County Commissioner, Charlie Bullock, Interim CEO of The Health Trust, and…

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  • January 1, 2017
    Welcome Dr. Charlie Bullock

    The Board of Trustees and the entire staff of The Health Trust send a sincere thank you to Fred Ferrer for his nine years as Chief Executive Officer. During his tenure, Fred created strong programs in housing, homelessness, aging, early childhood, health care and led efforts that benefitted our entire community. During this time of…

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  • December 12, 2016
    County voters pass Measures A & B

    The votes are in and Measures A and B have passed in Santa Clara County! After months of outreach and rallying for affordable housing and safer roads, we have made it! We want to take a moment to thank our followers and supporters for joining our causes. We believe Measures A and B will help…

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  • December 12, 2016
    Mercury News: San Jose drinking water to receive fluoride, years behind other Bay Area cities

    By PAUL ROGERS | progers@bayareanewsgroup.com SAN JOSE — San Francisco has had it since 1951, Oakland since 1976. Los Angeles and San Diego, along with Contra Costa, Marin and San Mateo counties, have it too. And starting Monday, large sections of San Jose — the nation’s biggest city without fluoride in its drinking water —…

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  • December 12, 2016
    ABC 7: San Jose adds fluoride to water, aims to expand dental hygiene efforts

    by Katie Utehs San Jose is adding fluoride to its water starting Monday. It affects 230,000 people in East San Jose, Almaden Valley and Santa Teresa who are customers of the San Jose Water Company. Parts of Campbell, Milpitas and Lose Gatos are also involved. Dr. Shakalpi Pendurkar showed ABC7 News dental x-rays of a…

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  • December 7, 2016
    Loving: Strategy to end homelessness needs to scale up

    By Jennifer Loving For decades, homelessness throughout our nation has been overseen by a mix of federal and local partners committed to helping people in need. This diffuse leadership has resulted in the strength and resiliency of many incredible community partners. However, we also needed political and institutional leadership to end homelessness. That means implementing…

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  • December 5, 2016
    Mercury News: Police gun buyback nets hundreds of weapons

    By Tatiana Sanchez | tsanchez@bayareanewsgroup.com SAN JOSE — Hundreds of firearms were taken off the streets and put into the hands of law enforcement Saturday in the most successful gun buyback event ever sponsored by the San Jose Police Department and other Santa Clara County agencies. Dozens of cars snaked around the SJPD’s substation on…

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  • December 1, 2016
    Celebrating success at 2nd World AIDS Day Gala

    On the eve of World AIDS Day, The Health Trust held its second World AIDS Day Gala in downtown San Jose at the Silicon Valley Capital Club to raise funds for The Health Trust AIDS Services. The Gala was well attended by our valley’s most prominent leaders in government, the non-profit sector and from the community. Also…

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