• 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,…

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  • April 4, 2017
    The Health Trust awards first round of Getting to Zero Mini-Grants

    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2017 CONTACT Dena Dickinson Health Trust 408-513-8700 GTZTHT@healthtrust.org The Health Trust Awards First Round of Getting to Zero Mini-Grants San Jose, CA – The HIV epidemic is affecting family and loved ones worldwide. Advocates all over the world and locally here in the heart of Silicon Valley are…

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  • March 29, 2017
    Our Destination: Home team member Chad Bojorquez gets his wheels

    “” For the first time in his life, 37-year-old Chad Bojorquez is licensed to drive a car on his own. And not just any car—the San Jose man was the recipient of a specialized van complete with a wheelchair lift and hand controls. A group of San Jose civic leaders started a fundraising effort last…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • March 16, 2017
    The Health Trust Makes Health Partnership Grants Totaling Over $450,000

    CONTACT Maria Garcia The Health Trust 408.513.8700 Grants@healthtrust.org San Jose, CA – As March 16, 2017, The Health Trust Board of Trustees approved 6 Health Partnership grants, during its third grant cycle, totaling $454,270 to projects supporting The Health Trust Healthy Eating, Healthy Living and Healthy Aging initiatives. These grants directly benefit residents of Santa…

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  • March 15, 2017
    Turkey Trot raises $255,500 for Better Choices, Better Health

    The 12th Annual Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot raised $255,500 for The Health Trust! We are honored to be part of a healthy, community-building event that gives back. Through proceeds from the famous Thanksgiving-day race, we are able to directly impact the lives of those living with chronic conditions by supporting and expanding evidence-based self-management programs like…

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