Folks in Tallahassee or Saint Paul or Topeka often assume that everyone living in Silicon Valley drives around in a BMW. That’s why, when I’ve traveled, I’ve tried to share the truth…and it’s shocking to many: One in four families in “wealthy” Silicon Valley cannot simultaneously afford food, clothing, shelter and medical care. But not […]
President Dave Cortese gave his “State of the County” address on Tuesday, January 27 to a packed house at San Jose’s Montgomery Theater. He spoke about many of our county’s pressing problems, and in each case, how we can only solve them if we work together. That sounds cliché, but it’s really not: If homelessness […]
Last fall, when SAP joined us as the Presenting Sponsor at the Heroes Run, we had the opportunity to meet many of the incredible people who work at SAP as they volunteered at our event. One volunteer in particular stood out, and two weeks ago, we had the pleasure to spend the afternoon at the SAP […]
December 2nd 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 – one of the VMC Foundation’s most generous donors, Elaine Elkin, has offered to MATCH ALL DONATIONS received by the VMC Foundation up to $7,500. You can you […]
A HUGE thanks to everyone who participated in and supported this year’s Sheriff’s Heroes Run Sponsored by SAP! Together we raised over $20,000 for the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Pediatrics Unit. Check out all of the fabulous photos from this year’s event by clicking on the photo below. To learn more about the Heroes Run visit www.heroesrunscc.org.