Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

Coming Home

Coming Home

Having served in the U.S. military and earned a college degree, Joseph never dreamed he would end up homeless. Learn how long-time Applied Materials grantee Housing Trust Silicon Valley helped Joseph find his way home.
Ten Years of Trotting!

Ten Years of Trotting!

The 2014 Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot consisted of 26,533 trotters including elite runners, wheelchair athletes, CEOs with teams of employees, parents with strollers, and visitors from around the world. Most importantly, this event brought together the diversity of the Valley to benefit those in need, served by Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, the Healthier Kids Foundation, the Housing Trust, the Health Trust and Second Harvest of Santa Cruz County.
Jump on the Trot Trajectory

Jump on the Trot Trajectory

Things are looking up … always up… since the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot started eight years ago.  A solid base of volunteers has supported an ever growing number of community members who gather in downtown San Jose to join a 5K walk or 10K run on Thanksgiving morning.  And, the dollars raised for three charities have hit a new high each year.Join us this Thanksgiving morning for the Turkey Trot by registering TODAY to help generate funds for Second Harvest Food Bank, the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County, and the Children’s Health Initiative.Help us put the 2012 Silicon Valley Turkey Trot over the top!
Victorious at Turkey Trot!

Victorious at Turkey Trot!

We arrived in the rain and the dark. We stretched with giant glittery turkeys. Some were fast and young. Others were not. We ran, we strolled, we hobbled. But, we prevailed!On Thanksgiving morning, it was announced that Applied Materials has retained its title as the Fittest Firm at the annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot! An amazing 514 employees and their family members registered to participate in the event … pushing our numbers way beyond any other company in our category.With victory in the air, Applied representative, Mark Walker, accepted the highly coveted award from Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Dennis Cima, and vowed to return next year!