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First Command Joins Philanthropic Leaders to Pledge Millions to Support Veterans and Military Families

April 30, 2014
The Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge - initiated by Blue Shield of California Foundation, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the Lincoln Community Foundation, and the McCormick Foundation...

California’s Low Income Health Program: A Public-Private Partnership That Worked

February 14, 2014
Amidst all of the criticism surrounding early implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there was, in fact, a bright spot. As soon as the ACA was signed into law, California developed a...

Study: Low-Income Californians Want Better Health Care Information

October 23, 2013
For many low-income Californians, enrolling in health insurance is just one hurdle to overcome in getting the care they want. A new report says better communication with doctors and obtaining clearer...

Turning Lessons 'Listed' Into Lessons 'Learned'

July 22, 2013
This year for the first time, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Learning Conference included a Fail Fest to celebrate mistakes in philanthropy and reinforce a culture of learning and...

Faith and Healthcare Combine at Mission Hospital

May 13, 2013
Among the organizations named to The Orange County Register’s Top Workplaces for 2012 was Mission Hospital, a not-for-profit, combined 509-bed tertiary medical facility with campuses in Mission Viejo...

Domestic violence: It can happen to anyone

January 5, 2013
It could never happen to me. That may once have been the public’s prevailing attitude toward domestic violence, but a recent survey shows that most Californians are acutely aware that such...

Domestic Violence Survey Finds Shift in Attitudes, Awareness

November 9, 2012
A new survey of Californians' attitudes on domestic violence found that the vast majority of respondents believe that the abuse can happen to anyone, and 66 percent said that they have a friend or...

Lake Family Resource Center receives $20,000 award from Blue Shield of California Foundation

October 4, 2012
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced that it is awarding $20,000 in core funding over the next two years to Lake Family Resource Center to support its capacity to...