Winter 2013

AHS’s Breastfeeding Initiative Promotes Good Health, Helps Prevent Childhood Obesity

Jan 23 2014

There’s overwhelming evidence that breastfeeding promotes good health for both infants and mothers — National Healthy Weight Week, January 20 – 26, is a perfect time to highlight a key benefit of breastfeeding that many may not be aware of its role in helping to prevent childhood obesity and overweight. Unfortunately, breastfeeding rates are particularly low in communities of low socioeconomic status

In Memorium of Clyde A. Thompson

Jan 13 2014

The Board of Directors and staff of the Alameda Health System Foundation mourn the passing of our Director Emeritus Clyde A. Thompson. A beloved colleague, friend and supporter, Clyde held an enduring commitment of service to providing access to health care for residents of Alameda County as an essential ingredient toward improving their lives. He joined the Board in 2001 and since then helped the Foundation fun

Our Community Impact In 2013

Jan 13 2014

Learn more about the impact our fundraising efforts had in 2013, on the communities of Alameda County, though our support of the great work of Alameda Health System. Winter Newsletter link.      

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