AHF Blog

iEngageU: Mental Health & Recovery Resources

Collaborative efforts and sharing data between non-prof organizations. On Thursday, December 15, 2016, Alliance Healthcare Foundation hosted the community for our fourth iEngageU town-hall-styled event, addressing Mental Health & Recovery for at-risk youth, low income and the homeless. Our panel for...


Innovation Initiative Launch: Recapping the iEngageU Funding Innovation Forum

The Innovation Initiative application period is here! Recently, we kicked off the 2016 Innovation Initiative (i2) cycle at UCSD’s Sanford Consortium, showcasing the work from past i2 winners and educating the packed house in attendance about the potential impact...


And the Mission Support Grants Go To….

Drum roll please… Award season is upon us. Musicians recently rocked through the Grammys on February 15 while Hollywood recently embraced the glitz and glam of the Academy Awards. Keeping with the spirit of the awards, we are here...


The iEngageU Series: A Discussion on Health Literacy in San Diego

The iEngageU Series: A Discussion on Health Literacy in San Diego In our efforts to raise awareness about the health and wellness issues affecting the San Diego and Imperial Counties, AHF recently launched the iEngageU series. This platform brings...


Brighten Your Life with a Healthy Smile

It’s never too early to start practicing responsible oral hygiene. With stomach pains still lingering from Valentine’s Day, a time to cherish chocolate and sweets, we must remind our youth of the important role that proper dental hygiene plays...


Take Your Heart Out on a Date

It’s time to show your heart some TLC. February is underway and love is in the air. As you go about your day, I’m sure you have recently noticed the transition to pink decorations and sugary treats as we...


Suggestions for a Modern and Healthy Diet

Do you make healthy dietary decisions? The human body benefits immensely from healthy eating by preventing a catalog of chronic diseases and by simply making you feel good. While most dietary practices are well established by this point, there...

AHF, Cancer Resource Center of the Desert, 15K, Survivorwear, UCLA

AHF Grantee Cancer Resource Center of the Desert wins $15K in UCLA Competition

Since its inception in 2006, the Cancer Resource Center of the Desert has slowly been able to offer a wider range of services to its clients. Its most recent addition includes Survivorwear, a line of custom-made apparel tailored to...

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The Great Struggle of Seniors Living on SSI and SSP in California

The effects of budget cuts made during the Great Depression era still affect the health and wellness of our community today. During the peak of the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933, benefits for supplemental security income (SSI) recipients...

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Mental Health: How the Conversation is Changing at Home and Abroad

How often do you consider your mental health? For many, the word “health” conjures images of veggies, jogs, workout routines, and bottles upon bottles of water. When we think health, we too often gravitate straight toward physical health, sometimes...



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