• 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…

  • November 9, 2015
    Volunteer Service: In their words

    Editor’s note: Volunteers shared their stories with us at this year’s Volunteer Appreciation Brunch, highlighting their volunteer efforts and how the experience has impacted them. Debbie Parsons, AIDS Services I have been volunteering with The Health Trust AIDS Services since June 2008. As a volunteer with AIDS Services, I deliver food once a month on a Saturday morning to individuals and families that are living…

  • November 9, 2015
    The Jerry Larson FOODBasket New Grocery Pick Up Hours

    The Jerry Larson FOODBasket, in an effort to make its grocery pickup services even more convenient for clients, has expanded its pick up times to include evenings and Saturdays. The FOODBasket is a space committed to strengthening the health of our clients by delivering top notch nutritious food. Three times a month it transforms from a warehouse to a grocery store, where our AIDS Services…

  • November 9, 2015
    Educare California Ribbon Cutting

    On Friday, October 16, 2015, Educare California at Silicon Valley held its official ribbon cutting ceremony. Local, state and national early education champions, along with students, parents, community members and partner organizations, gathered to celebrate the first Educare in California. Serving 168 children ages 0 to 5 (with a future capacity to serve over 200), the early learning center houses…

  • November 9, 2015
    California State Dental Director visits The Health Trust

    From left to right: Representatives from our oral health partners, Sylvia Arenas, Katherine Oven, Jolene Smith, Magdelena Carrasco, Jim Cunneen, Marjorie Stocks, Dr. Jay Kumar, Ragan Henninger, Dr. Sara Cody, Francois Rodigari, Leslie Rodriguez, Frederick Ferrer met to discuss oral health in Santa Clara County, Oct 9. Improving the oral health of residents, especially children, throughout Silicon Valley has been…

  • November 9, 2015
    Silicon Valley HealthCorps Evolves

    After honoring the last graduating Americorps members of Silicon Valley HealthCorps, The Health Trust is excited to announce its transition to Silicon Valley Health Corps VISTA and to introduce our 5 new VISTA (Volunteers In Service to America) members. They will be working with us and our partner organizations for the next 3 years on this program. With support from the Corporation for National and Community…