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Health happens in communities.

For over two decades, we’ve worked closely with hospitals and clinics to connect people to essential resources like food, housing and transportation alongside medical care. Today, we’re working both locally and nationally to break down systemic barriers to health.

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Change takes a team effort.

We’ve been honored to work with and support many innovative and passionate organizations and individuals who work tirelessly for health equity in their communities — and we know there are many more. Learn more and join our Network of changemakers.

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Knowledge was meant to be shared.

Since 1996, we’ve learned a great deal about what works and what doesn’t – and we’re happiest when we see organizations learning from each other. Take a tour of our favorite resources for putting knowledge into action.

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Words we can live by.

How we work is as important as what we do. Our values were created by our broader community of staff, partners, volunteers and patients, and help us keep our community strong.

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What Essential Resource Data Tell Us about our COVID Recovery

As we work to to flatten the next COVID-19 curve – the increased demand for essential resources like food, housing and income supports – it is critical that we lean on data to inform the path forward. In this post written with several of our Bay Area partners, we review various data sources to show how social services systems have been impacted by the pandemic and discuss the power of harnessing data in partnership with community input to shape interventions.

The 2020 Election: Recover and Recommit

The outcome of this election may open doors and opportunities for much-needed progress toward racial equity, and we have put important, productive miles behind us over the past four years. But undoing years of systemic racism that impacts everyone’s health is multi-generational work. We hope you can take the time you need to recover and recommit ourselves to the fight for health, dignity and well-being.

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