• June 22, 2017
    Destination: Home Receives $3.3M in New Funding

    With $3.3 million in new funding, our program Destination: Home will now be able to facilitate a pilot program which aims to implement a homelessness prevention system and prevent all instances of family homelessness in our county! We are beyond amazed at the level of support this program is receiving, and grateful to have friends willing to…

  • June 15, 2017
    June 15, 2017: CEO Search Update

    From Azzani Search Consultants: June 15, 2017 Update The CEO search is progressing well with a strong diverse candidate pool.   We are moving to second and final round interviews and anticipate having them completed at the end of June or early July.  Stay tuned! April 12, 2017 Update The recruitment of the CEO is progressing…

  • June 14, 2017
    The Health Trust’s Public Health Institute Fellows Selected to Present at APHA 2017

    The Health Trust’s Public Health Institute fellows, Cindy Tran and Rachel Horst, who work directly with our programs and Food for Everyone work, respectively, have been invited to the American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo to present their abstracts. Cindy and her colleagues will give a 20-minute oral presentation (“Collaboration between insurance companies and…

  • June 12, 2017
    Maria Garcia Promoted to Program Officer

    The Health Trust is glad to announce the promotion of Maria Garcia from Grants Administrator to Program Officer. As Program Officer, Maria will be responsible for communicating The Health Trust’s grant priorities to the community and prospective grant applicants. She will also support grantees in meeting their grant objectives and connecting grantees with other resources…

  • May 23, 2017
    The Health Trust Magazine Spring/Summer 2017

    The Spring/Summer 2017 issue of The Health Trust Magazine takes an in depth look at our efforts to build health equity in Silicon Valley with respect to homelessness and food security. Inside you’ll learn about our program Destination: Home and its plan to end homelessness, along with the new strategies our Food For Everyone team is implementing to…

  • May 16, 2017
    Affordable Housing Week Presentation – Food for Everyone: The Intersection of Housing and Food Security

    There are nearly 29,000 low-income apartments in Santa Clara County with approximately 70,000 people, a majority of whom are food insecure. Finding ways to provide these sites with a sustainable meal program is what we’re trying to accomplish. That was one of the many takeaways today from our SV@Home Affordable Housing Week presentation, Food for Everyone: The Intersection…

  • April 27, 2017
    Four-year HIV initiative, Getting to Zero, kicks off in Santa Clara County

    The initiative launch on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at The Health Trust’s Living & Learning Lounge on Race Street brought together key players in Santa Clara County’s fight against HIV/AIDS. The Health Trust, Santa Clara County Public Health Department and other partners were also joined by Supervisor Ken Yeager, whose leadership brought in funding from…

  • April 14, 2017
    Food for Everyone makes strides with “Senior Bites”

    “Tell them I said yes to helping seniors and hopefully they will too,” said Mahesh Pajwani, owner of Chaat Cafe. As we continue to apply our Food for Everyone findings to fill gaps in food security in San Jose, we’ve partnered with organizations such as Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County to tackle the problem for vulnerable…

  • April 13, 2017
    The Health Trust joins the County of Santa Clara in lawsuit challenging the Executive Order on “Sanctuary Jurisdictions”

    The County of Santa Clara is seeking a nationwide preliminary injunction that would halt President Trump’s “Sanctuary Jurisdiction” Executive Order to strip federal funding from “Sanctuary Jurisdictions.” In short, Executive Order 13768, if it stands, will strip all federal funds from “Sanctuary Jurisdictions”. If this were to happen, our county would lose 1.7 billion dollars!…

  • April 12, 2017
    The Health Trust sponsors Senior Safari Walkabout 2017

    The Health Trust has partnered with Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, Happy Hollow Foundation and the City of San Jose to present the 2017 Senior Safari Walkabout! From highlighted routes for the 10,000 Step Program, to Animal Meet & Greets, the Walkabout is a great way for seniors to get exercise while enjoying the beautiful…