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Former NFL’er, now Sheriff’s Deputy is inspiration behind “Heroes Run”

The 2nd Annual Sheriff’s Heroes Run Sponsored by SAP is just weeks away (Saturday, November 8th to be exact - buy tickets here).  The inaugural 2013 event both delighted and inspired participants with hilarious costumes, lots of adorable kids and a great cause. The 2014 edition brings a new and better venue in Cupertino, a fantastic presenting sponsor (thanks SAP!) […]

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VMC Foundation helping to close the “word gap”

This week, Hillary Clinton was in California to issue a challenge: We must end the “word gap!” We all know that low-income children are exposed to less reading material – which means fewer books and fewer words – than kids in more affluent families. This can leave a lasting deficit that extends far beyond a […]

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The only thing you should read today

I spent a day last week with the leaders of Ventura County Medical Center.  Not surprisingly, they are just as proud of their services as we are here in Santa Clara County—and they should be; from what I learned, Ventura County Medical Center is a jewel for their community…just like VMC! They like to talk […]

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2014 Sheriff’s Heroes Run Sponsored by SAP

The second annual Sheriff’s Heroes Run is on!  Join the VMC Foundation as well as the heroes of Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office and Valley Medical Center for a family-friendly 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run at the Cupertino Civic Center this fall.  We are thrilled to announce this year’s presenting sponsor, SAP. “SAP is proud to sponsor the second annual […]

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Women & Children’s Center at VMC receives $5.75 million towards launching campaign to raise $25 million

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, SAP, Sharks Foundation and the Rademakers Family announce major gifts. Making a historic down payment on the future of women and children’s healthcare in Silicon Valley, SAP, the Sharks Foundation, the Rademakers Family, and FIRST 5 Santa Clara County have committed $5.75 million in seed funding to create a Women and […]

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