Valencia Water Company & Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. Distribute Turkeys to Residents in time for Thanksgiving

Valencia Water Company & Samuel Dixon staff members’ team up to bring turkeys to the community. *Photo includes: Valencia Water Company's Beverly Johnson and team members; SDFHC Staff members: Philip Solomon, Tom Christensen, Carlos Diaz, Nora Rodriquez; and SDFHC Volunteers.
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On Tuesday, November 22, the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc. (SDFHC) located in Val Verde, received 60 turkeys that were donated by Valencia Water Company.

The turkeys, given in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, were distributed to families from all three of the health center locations in Val Verde, Newhall, and Canyon Country. SDFHC also provided some of their own giveaways for the families as well.

SDFHC Chief Executive Officer, Philip Solomon, states “We are grateful to the Valencia Water Company for their continuous support of our organization and to the families who come to us for health care, dental care, behavioral health counseling and health care enrollment support.  This has been a great partnership and an annual tradition, something we could not do without the support from the Valencia Water Company and all their wonderful employees.”

About Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, Inc.

SDFHC was established in 1980 and named for long-time Val Verde resident and minister, the late Reverend Samuel Dixon. As the only non-profit health center founded and based in the Santa Clarita Valley, SDFHC serves the greater Santa Clarita Valley and is governed by a local board of directors, all of whom are Santa Clarita residents. The mission of SDFHC is to enhance wellness by providing quality primary health care, dental, behavioral health counseling and health care enrollment services to un-served and underserved residents, with a special emphasis on serving the uninsured. Easily accessible services are available for the entire family in both English and Spanish. Medi-Cal, Medicare, private insurances as well as local programs benefiting the uninsured are all accepted.  Although a sliding fee scale is offered to those who are uninsured, keeping health care affordable for all, no person shall be refused services because of an inability to pay. SDFHC is supported by countless individuals as well as corporate sponsors who help make affordable health care possible. Tax-deductible contributions are welcome. Health services are available at the Val Verde Health Center 661-257-4008, the Canyon Country Health Center 661-424-1220, and the Newhall Health Center 661-291-1777.

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