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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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A great victory…and the future it informs.

There is an adage that goes “success has a thousand parents; failure is an orphan”. This, obviously, speaks to people and organizations who seek credit for a good thing happening. Sometimes that’s unjustified and unfair. But what about when a great success really does come about because so many stood up and stepped up? That’s […]

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Chris at PACT

Chris Wilder honored by PACT – this is what he said

On Thursday, October, 13, VMC Foundation CEO Chris Wilder was honored by People Acting in Community Together (PACT) as the 2016 Top Community Builder. This recognition was bestowed on Chris for his leadership and commitment to the health and well-being of the Silicon Valley community through many roles and causes over the past 25 years. […]

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