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Sutter Health Plus Invests $10,000 to Health Careers Academy Community Program

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in Community

Sutter Health Plus recently donated $10,000 Health Careers Academy High School, a Stockton charter school focused on a curriculum that teaches students health care technical skills. In addition, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation donated $2,500 to the program.

Health Careers Stockton Health Careers Academy HS Check Presentation CroppedAcademy High School currently has 493 students and 17 teachers, and graduated its first senior class earlier this year. As a not-for-profit, Sutter Health Plus partners with local community programs that align with its mission, vision and values. The health plan identified Health Careers Academy High School as an organization that supports the future of health care by preparing students for a career in the medical field. This is especially important in communities—such as Stockton and the surrounding areas—that today experience a shortage of health care professionals. Read More

Sutter Health Plus Invests $75,000 to Fit Quest Community Program

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Community

Sutter Health Plus recently invested $75,000 in Fit Quest, an on-site school program that teaches 5th and 6th grade students easy ways to increase physical activity, adopt healthy eating habits and engage in activities that promote mental wellness.

The Fit QShady Creek Check Presentation 10 13 15_1uest program, sponsored by Sutter Medical Foundation and Shady Creek Outdoor Education Foundation, reached more than 2,400 students in the Yuba City and Marysville school districts in the 2014-2015 school years. Fit Quest will use Sutter Health Plus’ investment to expand the program into Sacramento and Placer county communities.

Pictured left to right: Monica Majors, Shannon Cueva, Daria Ali and Sy Neilson

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Video: Sutter Health Plus Supports Outreach to Latino Communities

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Community

As a great neighbor, Sutter Health Plus supports organizations that connect people with vital community services. This includes programs that remove language and cultural barriers that may prevent people from accessing needed medical care.

In this video, we learn from Maribel Archuleta about the benefits of the Sutter Health Plus and Sutter-affiliated Memorial Medical Center partnership to connect more members of the Latino community with access to vital health services.

Read more: Sutter Donates $100,000 to Community Program in Stanislaus County

Sutter Donates $100,000 to Community Program in Stanislaus County

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Community

Pictured left to right: Andrew Mosier, CHS president-elect; Daryn Kumar, Memorial Medical Center CEO; Cindy Duenas, CHS executive director; Monica Majors, Sutter Health Plus vice president of sales and marketing

Pictured left to right: Andrew Mosier, CHS president-elect; Daryn Kumar, Memorial Medical Center CEO; Cindy Duenas, CHS executive director; Monica Majors, Sutter Health Plus vice president of sales and marketing

Sutter Health Plus health plan and Memorial Medical Center recently donated $100,000 to Center for Human Services, a not-for-profit that provides critical community resources to families in the Stanislaus County community. The organization will use the donation to support and expand its Promotoras Program.

In Stanislaus County, underserved Latinos often need help accessing medical services and community programs. The Promotoras Program trains people to serve as promotoras de salud Read More

Sutter Health Plus Donates $50,000 to Help Underserved Community

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Community

Sutter Health Plus health plan announces today a $50,000 donation to Sacramento Covered, a local not-for-profit organization that helps underserved people in the Sacramento area maintain healthy lifestyles.

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Check presentation to the Sacramento Covered team at their offices on Volunteer Lane in Sacramento.

“Many people in our community struggle to find access to basic health care and wholesome meals—critical components to living healthy,” said Monica Majors, vice president of sales and marketing at Sutter Health Plus. “We want to do our part to support organizations that help people find medical coverage, nutritious food and health education.”

The $50,000 donation from Sutter Health Plus will help Sacramento Covered enroll low-income families for health benefits through Medi-Cal and receive nutrition Read More