Willie Sylvester Tribute – SHF Board Member

Willie Sylvester A warm, gracious smile with a hearty laugh reminds us of Willie. For more than two decades, Willie marched passionately to the drumbeat of serving many impacted by HIV/AIDS. He was a quiet champion while present in the arena; he gave his all making sure humanity and dignity were forged for a marginalized […]

Is Mental Illness Hereditary

Is Mental Illness Hereditary?

Mental health is a topic that has been gaining traction in recent years. Whereas once it was taboo to admit to needing professional help, it is now more widely recognized that mental health is just as important as physical health. Experiencing any modality of mental illness can be overwhelming and terrifying. Depending on whether you’re […]


Covid-19 Update and a Taste of Tele-Optometry

Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation Since last month’s blog there has not been any new information about Covid-19 and the eyes! Viral conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” remains to be the only issue we’ve seen. Long term that may change, and I will update as I hear or […]