• 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…

  • April 4, 2017
    AmeriCorps VISTA members recognized by Mayor Liccardo

    Today is National Service Recognition Day, and that means some of The Health Trust’s own made an appearance at San Jose City Hall to be recognized by Mayor Sam Liccardo. Our two AmeriCorps VISTA members, Christine Chow and Lenae Stevens, have been working at The Health Trust since September 2016. At The Health Trust foundation office,…

  • March 27, 2017
    The Health Trust sponsors Heart & Soles 6K to benefit youth exercise and nutrition

    We’re so glad to have been a sponsor for the local Heart & Soles Run again this year! The family-oriented run/walk is dedicated to helping local children engage in exercise and make better food choices. The new 6K and 10K courses this year took participants on a route that looped through Santa Clara University and…

  • March 23, 2017
    Dr. Bill Thomas’ Changing Aging Tour comes to San Jose

    CHANGING AGING TOUR—Our culture tells us that aging will change us against our will, and for the worse. Internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas argues that this is false. Blending myth and science, live music and visuals, Dr. Bill Thomas’ Changing Aging Tour is a modern day American Chautauqua barnstorming the country in a…

  • March 17, 2017
    Interim CEO: Meals On Wheels is here to stay

    Dear staff, As many of us have heard by now, the President’s 2018 budget blueprint threatens to cut funding for the Community Development Block Grant program, which would directly affect Meals On Wheels. In the last 24 hours, our Meals On Wheels staff have received numerous calls from clients — will our program dissolve? The…