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Grossmont Healthcare District continues food assistance support to East County residents

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of community organizations working to address hunger and food insecurity among residents in the East County Region with recent grants totaling $85,500 to three food distribution nonprofits, including Meals on Wheels, Jewish Family Service, and the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. “We want to […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support for community organizations serving homeless, refugee populations

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of community organizations that assist specialized populations in the East Region, including homeless and refugee groups, with recent grants to Crisis House and Survivors of Torture International. A $6,500 grant to Crisis House will help the El Cajon-based organization present Project Homeless Connect-East County (PHC), a […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continuing to support community organizations addressing medical needs including addiction and heart conditions

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its sponsorship of community events that are assisting East County residents with recovery from addiction, heart and stroke conditions, and treatment of other medical needs. The GHD board recently approved sponsorships to three community organizations addressing these patient needs, including the McAlister Institute, American Heart Association and Grossmont […]

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Grossmont Healthcare District continues support of Burn Institute

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of the Burn Institute, a non-profit health agency dedicated to supporting burn survivors and reducing the number of burn injuries and deaths in San Diego County. The GHD board recently approved a $34,000 grant to support the Burn Institute’s community-based fire and burn prevention education program […]

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Creating Health Career Pathways for Local Students

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) supports health-related programming in San Diego’s East Region, including equitable healthcare workforce development. Students thinking about a career in health may benefit from our partnerships with Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD), Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD), and other community partners to expand health career and education opportunities […]

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Insights from Our First Community Grants Program Workshop

Last month, Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) kicked off its 2018-19 Community Grants Program for the benefit of community health care organizations serving the needs of local residents. Since 1996 when the program was established, the District has awarded over $52 million in grants and sponsorships. Those public monies have supported community based nonprofit organizations and […]

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Access to care in rural areas of the Grossmont Healthcare District

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Mountain Health & Community Services, a non-profit community health center that provides primary care services to low-income and medically underserved residents, many of whom live in rural San Diego County communities. In 2017, GHD approved a $70,000 grant that supports Mountain Health in providing dental […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Chuck and Jan Vermillion

Chuck and Jan Vermillion, American Cancer Society volunteers Chuck and Jan Vermillion of Spring Valley have been married for 53 years. For the past year, the couple has volunteered for the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) “Road to Recovery” program, which offers free rides to escort cancer fighters to their medical appointments and treatments. When the […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Dr. Tryna Ramos

Dr. Tryna Ramos, Volunteers in Medicine volunteer Dr. Tryna Ramos has been a volunteer in El Cajon for the past eight years at Volunteers in Medicine – San Diego (VIM), a non-profit that brings together medical professionals and patients who do not have health insurance. Dr. Ramos is among more than 100 professional volunteers, including […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Ally Kellogg

Alexandra (Ally) Kellogg, Sharp Grossmont Hospital volunteer Ally Kellogg works as an emergency medical technician (EMT) for a private company and as a medical scribe for a local clinic. On Saturdays, she volunteers at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in the Emergency Department (ED), considered one of the busiest in the state with more than 100,000 annual […]

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