Join us September 23, 2017

A great party for an even better cause.  Sponsor opportunities now available.

Join us September 23, 2017

Heroes Run in Pictures

1,100 participants raised $50,000 for children’s services at VMC. 

Heroes Run in Pictures

A Women and Children’s Center at VMC

San Jose needs a medical center for women and children. Let’s make it happen.

A Women and Children's Center at VMC

Coming Soon: The John A. and Susan Sobrato Pavilion

John A. and Susan Sobrato make a historic commitment to the VMC Foundation with a $5 million challenge grant.

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Coming Soon: The John A. and Susan Sobrato Pavilion
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Chris’s essay in the Mercury News…

In case you missed it (or want to read it again, like the way some of us watch The Breakfast Club over and over), this was published in the Mercury News on March 22: As you may know, the President’s first budget draft eliminates funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, and for the […]

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Great Highway event raised 100k+ for Neonatal ICU

Great Highway event raised 100k+ for Neonatal ICU

The Redwood City-based event center The Great Highway hosted their annual Lobster Feed on February 4th with one thing on their mind – babies! Founder Rozalyn Mendence toured VMC in early 2016 and was inspired by the life-saving work of VMC staff of the Neonatal ICU (NICU). As she learned, the VMC Foundation was actively […]

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President Dave Cortese (far left) with a crew of us who fought for Measure A last year: Betty Duong, Tom Steyer, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, me, and Supervisor Cindy Chavez

The State of the County 2017

Last night the President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Dave Cortese gave his State of the County Address to a standing-room-only crowd. He spoke for sixty minutes, far longer than his previous SOC address. …because in 2017, I think you’d agree, there’s more to discuss. A reminder: The County owns and operates […]

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Me, my hat (it was cold), Kim Lopez and two excellent volunteers showing the way

Our new Information Kiosk (yes, it really is a big deal…)

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center just got a little easier to visit, and a little more welcoming! We’re so proud of our new information kiosk, purchased through generous donations from VMC Foundation supporters. It’s sturdy, wired for electricity, and expertly constructed. It’s even kinda cute; you can’t see in the photo, but it has a […]

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Support the VMC Foundation on Giving Tuesday

November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a national day of selfless generosity around the annual shopping and spending season – and we’re asking for your support. For today only – all donations we receive, up to $5,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar by a very generous donor. Click here to donate.   The kindhearted donor who offered this […]

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