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If you ask anyone in Sonoma County what the top issues are facing this community, there’s a very good chance that housing tops that list. Of course, this would probably be true of many cities in California—a high cost of housing—and not enough of it...

We are delighted to welcome a new team member to the CFSC staff: Mark Geary, who joins us as our new Controller. Joining the foundation at an extraordinary time, Mark has jumped in with enthusiasm and care for our community. We are so glad to...

UPDATE: this article was published before Sonoma County's social distancing and shelter in place. Humanidad continues to provide mental health services during this time, and are offering remote appointments with clients.  When Isela Vigil lost her Santa Rosa home in the 2017 fires, anxiety and depression...

One of the most widespread impacts from both the 2017 and 2019 fires was on our community’s mental health. “Children are especially impacted by disaster, often experiencing trauma-related fears, anxiety and sleep disruption, even after the disaster is over, ” said Karin Demarest, vice president...

For Valentine’s Day, we asked staff members to share some of their thoughts and memories on what has helped spark their love affair with Sonoma County: Elly Grogan, Senior Philanthropic Officer I spent a good part of my childhood on a forty acre apple ranch outside Occidental....

If you’ve come by our office this past month, you might have seen a new face welcoming you at our front desk. We are delighted to welcome Abby “Tiny” Torrez to our team as our new administrative assistant. Tiny recently graduated from Sonoma State University...

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