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Putting the Pieces Together & Raising Awareness for Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. ASD is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum condition” that affects individuals differently and to varying [...]
Toasting to Your Health A CDC study revealed that excessive alcohol consumption was responsible for the death of almost 1 in 10 U.S. adults between the ages of 20 and 64. This means that approximately 88,000 lives are a lost to excessive alcohol use every year. In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, this April, Community Health Charities [...]
Empowering & Educating for Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Community Health Charities is empowering individuals to take action by raising awareness about the signs of sexual assault. The 2015 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) reports that more than 1 in 3 women and nearly 1 in 4 [...]
Why Earth Day Is More Than Just A Day Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, a global day of activism in support of environmental protection. According to the Earth Day Network, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities each year. Participating in Earth Day activities helps protect our environment, but did you know [...]
Raising $8 Million in 6 Years, the Heart of the City Beats Strong for Charities Community Health Charities is celebrating a 30-year partnership with the City and County of San Francisco (City) and their annual “Heart of the City” Combined Charities Campaign. Working closely together, Community Health Charities successfully streamlined the campaign process for the [...]
Learn the Signs of Colorectal Cancer Early Did you know that colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer? It’s also one of the most treatable cancers if caught early. March is National Colorectal Awareness Month and CHC wants to help raise awareness year-round. According to the American Cancer Society, Colorectal Cancer is the third [...]
Leading health experts speak at the Future of Workforce and Community Health Community Health Charities recently held an invitation-only event hosted by The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta to discuss local workforce health and community resilience and initiate solutions-oriented conversations. Dr. Arti Aurora, Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company, welcomed guests [...]