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Friday
Dec162016

Westside Family Health Center Gives Back with Food & Toiletries Drive

Westside Family Health Center’s employee-driven food and clothing drive, Heart2Heart is currently in full swing. Heart2Heart began when Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck and WFHC team members wanted to do something to help Gulf Coast area residents. Since then, Westside Family Health Center (WFHC) has selected worthy community partners in need of food and clothing donations for their clients. This year, Heart2Heart will collect food items and toiletries, and distribute them to its patients and to the newly created Bruin Shelter that serves homeless UCLA and Santa Monica College students. The drive runs until February 11, 2017. Donations can be brought to Westside Family Health Center’s - 1705 Ocean Park Boulevard. Food items and toiletries needed include...

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Monday
Aug222016

Wine, Dine and Support Westside Family Health Center at Thyme Café and Market on Thursday, September 1

SANTA MONICA, CA, August 22, 2015 – On Thursday, September 1, Thyme Café and Market will host a free wine tasting and fundraiser for Westside Family Health Center from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Thyme Café and Market at 1630 Ocean Park Blvd in Santa Monica. Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and grab dinner or a gift while supporting a great, local business and giving back to a much-needed, local cause. Twenty percent of your wine and retail purchase and ten percent of your food purchase (dine-in or take-out) will help WFHC provide quality health care to women, men and children in need in your community. Since 1974, Westside Family Health Center, located in Santa Monica at 1711 Ocean Park Boulevard right next to the Big Blue Bus stop, has been at the forefront of providing outstanding health care and health education to low-income and uninsured women, men and their families who live throughout Los Angeles County

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Monday
Sep072015

Buy Local, Give Local on Ocean Park supports Health Center

SM Daily Press:  Buy Local, Give Local returns to Santa Monica Sept. 12 – 20 to maximize support for local charities.

Santa Monica’s Buy Local program encourages residents to keep their purchases within the city and with locally focused merchants. The Buy Local, Give Local program takes the philosophy a step further by asking local merchants to help support a charity of their choice.

Along Ocean Park Boulevard, the merchants are backing the Westside Family Health Center. The organization, founded in 1974, is a non-profit community health center providing a wide range of low-cost health care services. WFHC serves close to 10,000 low-income and uninsured women, men and children, regardless of one’s ability to pay.

Participating businesses said WFHC was a deserving choice.  Read the full article > > >