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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The VMC Foundation offers unique, behind-the-scenes tours of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. If you are interested, please send us an email or call 408-885-5299.

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Dancing With the CARS - September 12!

Dancing With the CARS – September 12!

As I’m sure you know, we here at the VMC Foundation like to have a big, formal, opulent gala every fall…except this one. Oh – we’ll have a huge party all right, but it won’t be stuffy, or formal. Leave the penguin suit at home and come to the most FUN event of the year: […]

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129 miles and 15 BIG hearts!

129 miles and 15 BIG hearts!

In another example of “this is so amazing I’m nearly speechless”, I give you this year’s Turning Wheels for Kids’ DEATH RIDE team! The team is led by VMC Foundation’s Board Chair, Leah Toeniskoetter…she rode the Death Ride three years ago, and has grown the team since then. This year, the group you see will […]

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To all giving "Booster Shots"...some national exposure!

To all giving "Booster Shots"…some national exposure!

Many of you know that we’ve recently launched a new campaign at the VMC Foundation called Give a Booster Shot. The plan is to encourage employees of the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System to support us, and I’ve recently been asked how it’s going. Well, how about this: I was contacted by a […]

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Support VMC the easy way...Rock n' Roll and BBQ!

Support VMC the easy way…Rock n’ Roll and BBQ!

So, last night’s band practice was totally excellent…I know because my ears are still ringing. We’re practicing for the upcoming VMC BBQ, put on annually by your public hospital’s award-winning Therapeutic Recreation department. This dedicated crew supports our patients with spinal cord and brain injuries – and their family and friends. Oh – the band…yes, […]

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Deep cuts to the County Budget – it’s happening now

Typically I like to use this space to tell you some good news, or uplifting information. Today, I’m afraid, not so much. Today is the day our county will decide on some of the most drastic cuts we’ve faced – it’s happening now, and so this is getting to you a day later than I’d […]

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