• 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 Approves over $300,000 in Health Partnership Grants

    CONTACT Carla Freeman The Health Trust 408.513.8700 Grants@healthtrust.org San Jose, CA – As of September 28, 2016, The Health Trust Board of Trustees approved eight Health Partnership grants totaling over $300,000 to projects supporting The Health Trust Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, and Healthy Aging. These grants directly benefit residents of Santa Clara County and continue…

  • 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…

  • July 2, 2016
    The Health Trust Makes Health Partnership Grants Totaling Over $1.5M

      CONTACT Carla Freeman The Health Trust 408.513.8700 Grants@healthtrust.org San Jose, CA – As of July 1, 2016, The Health Trust Board of Trustees approved nine Health Partnership grants totaling over $1.5 million to projects supporting The Health Trust Healthy Eating and Healthy Living initiatives for the year. “We have completed the third year of…

  • 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…