The California Endowment’s mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.
Parent Teacher Home Visits started as a pilot project at eight schools in Sacramento in 1998, a collaboration between community partner ACT, the Sacramento City Teachers Association and SCUSD. This Sacramento success story has grown into a national network with over 400 schools using the model in 17 states and Washington, DC.
PTHV’s core values of respect and relationship set the program apart:
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings and Power Balance Pavilion. Owned by the Maloof family with long-term, local partners, the organization is committed to being a contributing member of the Sacramento community. Teaming up with local leaders and non-profit organizations to give back to those in need throughout the region, MS&E has donated more than $20 million in cash and in-kind donations to more than 200 charitable entities over 13 years of Maloof family ownership.
Sierra Health Foundation is a private philanthropy with a mission to invest in and serve as a catalyst for ideas, partnerships and programs that improve health and quality of life in Northern California. The foundation is committed to improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities in the region through convening, educating and strategic grantmaking.
Making Sacramento a healthier, vibrant place to live requires a comprehensive solution. We must prioritize youth and address the need for improving healthcare access, youth education programs, fitness and nutrition initiatives, creating new jobs, and providing more access to home buying loans and programs. WayUp Sacramento, an initiative by Councilmember Jay Schenirer, addresses these needs.
This comprehensive community-building blueprint centers on five targeted programs: