Park Funding

Statement on LA City Budget Proposal Fiscal Year 2020-21 for Parks & Recreation

National Health Foundation (NHF) recognizes the connection between a community’s access to parks, green space and their health outcomes. Additionally, NHF acknowledges that decades of racist policies and city planning has led to the under-funding of parks and green spaces in Black communities and communities of color across Los Angeles while simultaneously being over-policed – […]

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Understanding Eligibility Requirements for CalFresh & How to Apply

The Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) also known as CalFresh in CA, is a program that increases household food budgets, allowing families to put healthy and nutritious food on their table. However, by some estimates, only half of those eligible for CalFresh in L.A. County are receiving benefits. In Los Angeles County, food insecurity is […]

Guest receiving social services at NHF Pico-Union Recuperative Care

PRESS RELEASE: National Health Foundation Partners with Los Angeles City and County and Local Hotel to Secure Housing for Homeless

Local nonprofit secures 92 beds to reduce the community spread of the virus LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2020 – In partnership with the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, and a local hotel, National Health Foundation (NHF) is now operating a temporary housing program through […]

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Board Introductions: Meet Jessica!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features NHF board member, Jessica Sims! NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Jessica to learn more about what inspired her to join NHF. […]

NHF Board Member Jerry

Board Introductions: Meet Jerry!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features former NHF board member, Jerry Sullivan! NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Jerry to learn more about what inspired him to return […]

Educational Inequities

Educational Inequity is NOT Just a Pandemic Problem

It has been almost one month since schools halted in-person instruction due to COVID-19. Students and their families are still adjusting to online learning amid a quarantine. And while many schools have successfully transitioned to online distance-learning, a great number of students are having trouble tuning in, particularly those within low-income, under-resourced communities. This points […]

Esther Feldman, Board Member

Board Introductions: Meet Esther!

Despite the unexpected transitions caused by COVID-19, we are very excited to announce the on boarding of five new board members to NHF! This week’s spotlight features Esther Feldman. NHF Marketing & Communications Manager, Stephany, had the opportunity to chat with Esther to learn more about what inspired her to join NHF.   Q: What is your […]