A medical assistant who volunteers at a clinic for the uninsured embodies the Kaiser Permanente ethos of community service.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California employees in the Roseville area spent the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at Seniors First at Manzanita Village, one of four projects in the area this year. They prepared 300 gift bags for Placer County home-bound seniors served by Meals on Wheels, organized a bingo game and raffle, and served lunch.
Leena Khanzode, MD, has been recognized locally and globally for her volunteerism, including her recent work with refugees at a Santa Clara County community clinic.
Two Kaiser Permanente therapists volunteer their time to help asylum-seeking families near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Dr. Scott Cohen and Dr. Mark Babo are recognized with David Lawrence Community Service Awards. Pictured, Dr. Cohen teaches newborn resuscitation to a group of indigenous midwives in Chiapas, Mexico.
On Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s 15th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, employees and physicians volunteered at worksites throughout the Bay Area.
Kaiser Permanente therapists and behavioral health professionals are encouraged to volunteer to help victims of the Camp Fire in Butte…
Kaiser Permanente member Fred Ptucha’s new pacemaker enabled him to scale Iran’s Mount Damavand on behalf of peace. Pictured, the climbers crossing a snowfield at 17,000 feet.
When the North Bay Fires hit a year ago, many Kaiser Permanente employees and physicians lost homes, security, or simply a way of life. Since then, bi-monthly seminars created by employees are offering a respite to anyone for free.
San Leandro’s James Baldwin Academy is home to students needing special assistance for sensory processing issues. Thanks to Kaiser Permanente and employee volunteers, they just got a new room with equipment in time for the school year.
Dr. Debra Matityahu and Megan Williams are recognized with David Lawrence Community Service Awards. Pictured above, Dr. Matityahu poses with some of her patients in Kenya.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California employees and physicians volunteered on the organization’s fourteenth Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, with a focus on homelessness.