‘Healthcare Heroes’ honored at Alameda Health System Foundation’s ‘A Night of Hope’ Gala

Jun 10 2019

There may not be any capes, super powers, or super villains with evil plots to foil, but Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton was recently the site of heroes just the same. On Saturday, May 4, two Alameda Health System doctors and one nurse were honored as Healthcare Heroes at the “A Night of Hope” Gala event hosted by the Alameda Health System Foundation. During the 29th annual event, Dr. Sophie S

Alameda Health System Foundation makes Fund-A-Need history at its 29th annual gala

Jun 7 2019

Oakland, CA - Alameda Health System Foundation’s gala raised a total of $448,930 to address the health needs of millions of residents throughout Alameda County and made history in the process. The evening’s featured Fund-A-Need was Highland Hospital’s Sexual Assault Response and Recovery Team (SARRT). With approximately $50,000 committed from gala attendees, the program designed to assist victims of sex

Walt’s Story

May 17 2019

Walter Thompson Fund Walter “Walt” Thompson loved to help others. Over the years, he spent many hours volunteering as a coordinator for Caribbean cultural events, school & team fundraisers as well as coaching youth soccer. “My Dad was the type of person who understood the humanity underlying all of what we call the world, life, experience. He had this quiet acceptance of people as they were, understanding that most peo

Provide cancer patients with comfort; Donate to the Walter Thompson Memorial Fund

May 17 2019

Walter Thompson Fund Walter “Walt” Thompson spent many years helping others as a coordinator of Caribbean cultural events, school and team fundraisers and coaching youth soccer. Now with the creation of the Walter Thompson Fund you can add cancer patients to the list. Before succumbing to the disease in August of 2014, Mr. Thompson always spoke of the positive impact cancer had on his life. According to family members he

When the Unthinkable Happens, We’re Here For You!

Dec 27 2018

A pedestrian accident on a dark and rainy January night could have taken a tragic turn, but first responders and the world-renowned trauma team at Highland Hospital made sure that wasn’t the case for Paul Fogel. Two years later, Paul is still raving about the emergency care he received after he was struck by a car and rushed to Alameda Health System's (AHS's) Highland Hospital, the East Bay's only Level 1

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