Silicon Valley CEO Leadership Group raises $156,000 for homeless medical unit.
By 965koit on June 1, 2018
Kudos to these Silicon Valley Companies for leading by example and raising funds to help homeless.
After a fully equipped medical mobile unit operated by Gardner’s Healthcare for the Homeless Program was destroyed in a fire earlier this year, Silicon Valley CEO Leadership stepped up and raised the funds to replace the unit within 10 days. Individuals experiencing homelessness have poor access to medical care which can lead to bigger problems like arthritis and diabetes. Gardner’s Healthcare has been providing access to medical care to the homeless for 30 years. Let’s recognize the leadership of these local companies in Silicon Valley for coming to the aid of our citizens in Silicon Valley.
Commitments to the effort came from Netgear, Nanometrics, IDT, Western Digital, Aart de
Geus of Synopsys, Bank of America, and Symantec Corporation. KLA Tencor Foundation’s
Director, Cindy Campbell, quickly pledged $10,000 to carry the fundraising over the $100,000
threshold and, Alliance Credit Union made its $10,000 pledge bringing the group to its lofty
The CEO and Presidents of the following organizations also rallied around this effort with
financial contributions: LAM Research, Santa Clara University, eSilicon, Ken Goldman, Akraya,
Empire Broadcasting Corp., FUJIFILM Dimatrix, Webcor Builders, Josh Becker of Lex Machina,
Stellar Solutions, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, ServiceNow, BD Bioscience, TIBCO Software,
Heritage Bank, Intuitive Surgical, Akraya, Lex Machina, BD Bioscience and Chris Metzer with the
employees at Mott MacDonald.