Our Work

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Chris Wilder unveiling the First 5 Santa Clara County donor wall outside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at VMC.

The VMC Foundation seeks donations on behalf of a wide array of programs that provide vital health service to 1 in 4 residents of Santa Clara County.

From acquiring life-saving technology for critically-ill newborns to funding programs that fight cancer, heart disease and diabetes, funds raised by the VMC Foundation have a significant impact.

Learn more about our work, and how you can make a difference.


VMC Foundation Program Areas

The New VMC

Construction is underway on Valley Medical Center’s new patient bed buildings, made possible by the voters who approved Measure A in November 2008. Upon completion, SCVMC will add 550,000 square feet to existing capacity. The buildings will house adult acute and critical care units, in addition to the Rehabilitation Center.

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Children and Youth

VMC is the largest provider of healthcare to children in this valley. The VMC Foundation is dedicated to making sure we can provide these children with the best care possible. We support innovative programs like Turning Wheels for Kids and the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, while raising funds to provide life-saving equipment for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and other pediatric services.

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Wellness and Prevention

Healthcare is changing, and so is VMC. Long a leader in primary and preventative care, VMC continues to focus on maintaining health, not just treating illness and disease. The VMC Foundation supports numerous programs that promote health education and prevention, from the “Soda Free Summer” campaign to the Parisi House on the Hill, a recovery center for new moms with a history of alcohol and substance abuse.

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Quality, Access, Costs

The growing demand for VMC services, coupled with ongoing budget cuts, places financial and operational strain on the system. The VMC Foundation is supporting numerous efforts to keep VMC open to all, while looking for ways to improve the quality of care, increase operational efficiencies, and reduce costs.

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Other VMC Programs

The above represents just a sampling of our programs. If you have an interest in supporting a program not listed on our website, please give us a call. We’d love to discuss additional possibilities with you.


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