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The Greater Good for Donors Newsletter is taking a summer vacation while the staff at the Community Foundation prepares to move our offices from downtown Santa Rosa to 120 Stony Point Road. The newsletter will be back in September. What fun plans do you have for...

A Man and His Mountain is a fascinating read not simply because it is remarkable story about how Kendall Jackson rose to be a major force in the national and international wine industries, but it is an even better story about Jess Jackson’s search for...

Impact 100 Redwood Circle, a new giving circle for women, expects to grant a $100,000 impact grant in 2016. Before they can begin granting, however, Founding Members are recruiting new individuals to join. Read the Press Democrat story about their goals and see images from their...

https://youtu.be/ByA1UX3CVvI People in need of mental health and substance use care still do not have equal access to treatment and services. This brief NAMI video and downloadable report explains the inequities between physical and mental health services....

A collaborative effort to prevent suicide attempts on Caltrain tracks offers hope and saves lives. KQED reports that four out of five distraught individuals contemplating suicide are saved prior to their attempt to end their lives....

For many suffering from mental health issues, obstacles such as perceived stigma, a lack of health insurance, and transportation can be major barriers to seeking appropriate treatment. To address this issue in Sonoma Valley, the Sonoma Valley Community Health Center (SVCHC) developed a one-stop shop for...

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one out of five Americans experience a mental health condition. Serious mental illness costs America $193.2 billion in lost earning annually. Nearly 26% of homeless adults staying in shelters live with a serious mental illness and 24%...

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