• October 8, 2015
    Jerry 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…

  • May 27, 2015
    New homeless study shows Santa Clara County financial cost also has a human toll

    SAN JOSE — As a series of community leaders spoke Tuesday about the startling half-billion expense of homelessness in Santa Clara County annually, two people sitting in the audience knew first-hand about the toll of living on the streets. And for the pair, the cost of being homeless isn’t just a number. Chris Hernandez, 38,…

  • April 29, 2015
    NBC 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, 2014
    Move 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, 2014
    New 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…

  • October 9, 2014
    $50,000 donation helps open Family Resource Center in Milpitas

    Aliyah Mohammed Milpitas Post With a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony to make it official, the Sunnyhills Family Resource Center opened its doors to more than 250 parents, children and community members Saturday, Sept. 27. Created as a collaboration of First 5 Santa Clara County, The Health Trust and SJB Child Centers it provides…

  • October 8, 2014
    The Health Trust launches Good. To Go. to provide underserved neighborhoods with healthy food options

    Dale Bryant San Jose Mercury News Ah, the good old corner grocery store. Famous for candy, cookies, sodas, beer and cheap wine. At least that’s how everyone has thought of the corner grocery store, many of which populate neighborhoods where low and lower-middle income residents live. Now, however, that’s beginning to change in Santa Clara…

  • October 6, 2014
    A New Option for Healthy Food in San Jose

    BY ELI ZIGAS, FOOD SYSTEMS AND URBAN AGRICULTURE PROGRAM MANAGER SPUR Fresh food is coming to dozens of corner stores in San Jose as part of a new “Good. To Go.” initiative that launched this September. Organized by the Health Trust and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Silicon Valley, the program aims to increase…

  • September 24, 2014
    Program 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…

  • September 23, 2014
    Volunteers from Los Gatos Company Spruce Up Milpitas Center

    By Susan C. Schena Los Gatos Patch Volunteers from Los Gatos environmental engineering firm Stantec spent hours on Monday sprucing up the Sunnyhills Family Resource Center in Milpitas as part of Stantec in the Community Day, a company-wide day of service. The day saw nearly 5,500 Stantec employees around the world giving back to their…