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May 10, 2024
Food4All Coalition Responds to Governor’s Proposed Revisions to the 2024-25 State Budget

Food4All Coalition and Anti-Hunger Advocates React to Gov. Newsom’s May Revision Budget Delaying Food Benefits to Immigrant Californians Aged 55 and Over

February 7, 2022
District 1 doubles down on community

National Health Foundation partnered with Council District 1 and other groups for a Pico Union resource fair and community cleanup.

January 4, 2022
How LISC + Uber are Driving Vaccine Access for All

Through a partnership with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Uber Health, National Health Foundation has provided free rides to its COVID-19 vaccination sites and other health clinics for 100 guests in our recuperative care centers. Learn more here.

July 27, 2021
NASW Social Work Talks Podcast: EP74 Housing Insecurity

In this episode of NASW Social Work Talks, NHF President and CEO, Kelly Bruno, MSW deep dives into the root causes of today's homelessness and housing crisis.

July 14, 2021
LA creates its first Youth Development Department

On Thursday, May 20, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved the allocation of $1.4 million to fund the creation of LA’s first Youth Development Department. Kelly Bruno, NHF President and CEO weighs in its creation.

April 27, 2021
National Health Foundation receives Non-Profit of the Year award by Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) has chosen National Health Foundation (NHF), a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of under-resourced communities, as the recipient of its Non-Profit of the Year Award for 2021.

April 14, 2021
National Health Foundation Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Pico-Union Residents

The National Health Foundation hosted a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday to help ensure vaccine access for the residents of the Pico-Union neighborhood.

March 20, 2021
Create a youth development department in Los Angeles

Last month, a motion was introduced with the Los Angeles City Council that has the power to implement real, lasting change for young people and the city.

February, 16, 2021
Diversity in the Outdoors

Having outdoor spaces for all identities builds community and improves health! Check out how Here Montana focuses on diversity, equity and health to bring people outdoors.

February 8, 2021
These 5 Organizations Are Working To Make The Great Outdoors More Inclusive

Public parks, nature reserves, and recreational spaces should be sources of joy, adventure, and empowerment for all. But the current landscape is far from equitable.

August 25, 2020
The coronavirus gave them jobs — and a new lease on life

LA Times journalist Doug Smith visited NHF's Project Roomkey site to interview staff members who were hired through our partnership with Chrysalis. The article featured in-depth interviews with four staff members, one of whom is now a full-time employee of NHF.

July 8, 2020
Possible Budget Cuts Could Affect Projects That Help Homeless Find Jobs

People experiencing homelessness have found homes in hotels during the coronavirus pandemic. John Cádiz Klemack reported on NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

July 6, 2020
One Way to Address LA's Racial Inequality? Build More Parks in Communities of Color

Los Angeles has one of the largest urban parks in the country, but the city has routinely been on the bottom in rankings that track municipalities' percentage of land devoted to green spaces.

July 2, 2020
Ask an Expert: All Things Urban Parks

LA has a dearth of parks and reinvesting in green spaces, especially near communities of color, is one of the top agenda items for activists. We find out why equal access to parks is important. Guest: Naomi Humphrey, a fellow at the National Health Foundation

June 15, 2020
Coronavirus: Organization Provides Temporary Housing And Care For Socal Homeless With Medical Conditions

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, an organization is now providing temporary housing and care.

JUNE 4, 2020
More Housing Secured To Combat Homelessness

National Health Foundation’s contribution to the Project Roomkey program focuses on people who need medical support.

May 25, 2020
Using medical respite to prevent COVID-19 in the homeless

Using medical respite to stanch the pandemic’s spread among the homeless may offer a path for its growth.

September 6, 2019
LA County Hospitals Were Told To Stop 'Dumping' Homeless Patients, But Their Options Are Limited

For years, videos of ambulances dropping patients off on street corners prompted outrage and, eventually, legislation to stop it.

August 28, 2019
Hospitals struggle to find shelter for discharged homeless patients

When a homeless patient is discharged from the hospital, they're often sent to the recuperative center for time to heal and recover.

August 25, 2019
National Health Foundation Bonds With Community, Shelters Recuperating Homeless

A special place is dedicated to helping homeless people recuperating. John Cádiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019.

August 14, 2019
Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms

According to a 2018 annual report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, roughly 553,000 people experienced homelessness on "a single night" last year. Los Angeles County is just one of several areas across the country that, with the help of nonprofit organizations and developers, has begun renovating or leasing motel rooms as a way to shelter its homeless population.

October 12, 2018
Homeless Recuperative-Care Facility Opens in Pico-Union Following $1M Renovation

The Los Angeles-based National Health Foundation on Oct. 12 opened a 62-bed recuperative-care facility in Pico-Union for homeless residents discharged from nearby hospitals.

October 9, 2018
As California struggles to house the homeless, some neighbors say ‘welcome’

Including local residents in planning and construction isn’t just nice, organizers say; it works.

July 2, 2017
New Ventura center gives homeless patients place to mend

The dozen beds that will open a week from Monday at Ventura's downtown Salvation Army are intended to close a revolving door. In rooms decorated with signs that offer thoughts like "Dream Big," the beds are the core of a long-awaited recuperative care center aimed at homeless patients ready to be discharged from a hospital but with nowhere to go to complete their recovery.