December 12, 2016ABC 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…
October 27, 2015Jennifer Loving on The California Report
Jennifer Loving, Executive Director of Destination: Home, a program of The Health Trust, was invited to speak on The California Report earlier this month. Listen, as she shares how our local collective efforts in Santa Clara County are taking on homelessness with a housing first strategy. Listen here.
October 8, 2015Jerry Larson New Grocery Pick Up Times
The Jerry Larson FOODBasket, in an an effort to make its grocery pickup services as convenient for clients as possible, has expanded its pick up times to include evenings and Saturdays. Also,check out the video below and see how the FOODbasket delivers quality service to its clients during grocery pick up. The FOODBasket is a…
April 29, 2015NBC Bay Area: Dining Out for Life
TODAY is Dining Out For Life Silicon Valley! During this nation-wide effort, over 3,000 restaurants donate a portion of their proceeds from today’s sales to local and licensed AIDS service agencies. Find out which restaurants are participating in the Silicon Valley today! http://ow.ly/Mm4me
December 20, 2014Move over Pepsi: Almond milk coming to a San Jose bodega near you
Four months ago, La Sonorense, a Mexican corner store and bakery in San Jose, was a typical store in the low-income Alma neighborhood. Monster, Red Bull and Rockstar energy drinks packed refrigerator shelves. Gatorade and sodas of all colors painted the store walls. Now, green labels that read: “Good. To Go. Fun. Fast. Fresh.”…
October 12, 2014New Healthy-Eating Program In San Jose Makes Fresh Food ‘Good to Go’
CBS5 KPIX, San Jose Eating fresh food is certainly healthy. It can also be expensive. A new program called “Good to Go” in San Jose is designed to tie together farmers markets, stores and food carts in an effort to make fresh produce more affordable and accessible. Nature’s Best Market is one of the corner…
September 24, 2014Program Helps San Jose Liquor, Corner Stores Sell Healthy Food
By Damian Trujillo NBC Bay Area A South Bay program aims to give certain neighborhoods easier access to healthy foods. Silicon Valley’s Health Trust launched the “Good. To Go” program to revitalize certain liquor and corner stores in San Jose with fresh, healthy food items. “We are making sure all the stores we’re locating are…
February 11, 2014100,000 Homes: Housing the homeless saves money?
Giving apartments to the chronically homeless can save taxpayer dollars, advocates say February 09, 2014 CORRESPONDENT: Anderson Cooper 60 Minutes, CBS
February 6, 2014Campaign aims to put more salad bars in schools
A fundraising campaign kicks off Saturday in Silicon Valley to put more salad bars into schools. ABC7 KGO-TV, San Francisco
January 16, 2014The Health Trust’s five-year agenda: Live well, eat well, age well.
On Thursday, January 16, 2014, The Health Trust launched a new five-year plan at the Mexican Heritage Plaza in San Jose. CEO Frederick J. Ferrer outlined plans to invest $80 million over the next five years to advance three initiatives: Healthy Living, Healthy Eating and Healthy Aging. Dr. Julie Gerberding, former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…