• March 1, 2017
    Funding Opportunity: Getting to Zero Mini-Grants

    Introduction As of 2015 there were over 2700 people living with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS in Santa Clara County. Additionally from data for the State of California, it is estimated that another 9% of persons with HIV are unaware of their infection. In Santa Clara County alone, the incidence of HIV increased by 20% from…

  • March 1, 2017
    The Health Trust Meals On Wheels participates in March for Meals

    Teresa Johnson Director The Health Trust Meals On Wheels 408-961-9870 MOW@Healthtrust.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Health Trust Meals On Wheels JOINS MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAMS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY in 15th ANNUAL March for Meals CELEBRATION  Support will help to fight senior isolation and hunger in silicon valley San Jose, CA, March 1, 2017 –…

  • January 1, 2017
    Welcome Dr. Charlie Bullock

    The Board of Trustees and the entire staff of The Health Trust send a sincere thank you to Fred Ferrer for his nine years as Chief Executive Officer. During his tenure, Fred created strong programs in housing, homelessness, aging, early childhood, health care and led efforts that benefitted our entire community. During this time of…

  • December 12, 2016
    Santa Clara Valley Water District Implements Community Water Fluoridation

    Gustavo Caraveo The Health Trust 408-513-8700 Info@healthtrust.org MEDIA BACKGROUND Santa Clara Valley Water District Implements Community Water Fluoridation San Jose, CA, December 12, 2016 – San Jose joins other major cities in California and the nation in fluoridating its water supply. Starting with its Santa Teresa water treatment plant, which serves East County, the Santa Clara…

  • September 28, 2016
    The Health Trust awards $300,000 to Community Grantees

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2016 CONTACT Elise Nicolas The Health Trust 408.513.8700 EliseN@healthtrust.org Carla Freeman The Health Trust 408.513.8700 CarlaF@healthtrust.org The Health Trust Approves over $300,000 in Health Partnership Grants Advancing Healthy Living, Healthy Eating, and Healthy Aging San Jose, CA – As of September 28, 2016, The Health Trust Board of Trustees approved…

  • March 29, 2016
    County expands program to fund Friends from Meals On Wheels

    View original press release here.​ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    March 29, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Gabe Carhart (408) 299-5050 office (650) 740-9399 cell gabriel.carhart@bos.sccgov.org COUNTY EXPANDS SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM, FUNDS “A HUMAN CONNECTION” VIA FRIENDS FROM MEALS ON WHEELS SAN JOSE – The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved funding for a new program that will…

  • March 4, 2016
    The Health Trust Releases Report Titled Food for Everyone

    CONTACT: Caitlin Scott, Full Court Press Communications (510) 550-8176 / caitlin@fcpcommunications.com The Health Trust Releases Report Titled Food for Everyone; Study Examines the Impact of Food Insecurity on Low-Income Seniors and Homeless Individuals and Families Report Offers Roadmap for our Community’s Response to Homeless Individuals and Families and the Needs of Low-Income Seniors SAN JOSE,…

  • December 2, 2015
    World AIDS Day Gala a Success

    On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, The Health Trust held its first ever World AIDS Day Gala, an evening of inspiration and tribute, to commemorate World AIDS Day. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Health Trust AIDS Services. Held at the Silicon Valley Capital Club, the Gala was well attended by our valley’s most prominent leaders in…

  • November 10, 2015
    Take a Veteran to Lunch Fundraising Campaign Launches

    San Jose, CA – The Health Trust is excited to announce it’s first Take a Veteran to Lunch fundraising campaign, to benefit veterans who are currently clients of The Health Trust Meals On Wheels program. The campaign is a crowdfunding effort that hopes to raise enough donations to fund 4,000 meals for veterans. The Take…

  • November 9, 2015
    Letter from the CEO: Call to Action

    Brian Adams president of the Rotary Club San Jose and Fredrick J. Ferrer CEO of The Health Trust at a Rotary Club meeting August 23rd 2015. In fast paced Silicon Valley we pride ourselves on speed, efficiency and impact. We have developed that culture at the expense of community building. I’m guilty, often I want to move from decision to implementation but if I haven’t…