Since CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare began, we have been diligently seeking additional opportunities to reach out and provide vital healthcare to people in need.
The people we serve are men, women, and children - all faiths, all ages, and all cultures.
By the end of 2013, annually, more than 50,000 disadvantaged people will receive compassionate healthcare because of your support and leadership.
CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare Spring Luncheon will honor longtime friends, the Doherty Family, and feature James Belushi as guest speaker. The Doherty Family has remained dedicated supporters of CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare for almost 50 years. Spring Luncheon proceeds will benefit one of the Foundation’s longest running programs, CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics. Please join us on Thursday, March 27 to honor the Doherty Family, and be entertained by Jim Belushi.
The CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic program has added a new unit which will greatly increase its outreach and expand services to keep pace with the health needs of our ever-growing City. In the last ten years the mobile clinic has grown from providing health care to 8,000 people in 2002 to more than 18,000 people in 2012, including minorities, the elderly and the poor.
Two Houston area CHRISTUS Hospitals, CHRISTUS ST. Catherine and CHRISTUS St. John, will join Houston Methodist when a new partnership between the two faith-based health systems is finalized. This week, the boards of CHRISTUS Health and Houston Methodist took the first step, entering into a letter of intent to transfer majority ownership of the two CHRISTUS hospitals to Houston Methodist.
H&R Block has recommitted its corporate partnership with CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare through a generous $50,000 gift. This grant will greatly contribute to men, women and children, providing them access to healthcare from CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics, CHRISTUS School-based Clinics, CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic in Houston’s East End, and Point of Light Clinic in Dickinson. H&R Block has been a corporate partner since 2010, financially supporting and volunteering countless hours.
Wells Fargo has graciously donated $25,000 to CHRISTUS Corporate Partners in Health. Their generous gift to the CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic will provide healthcare services including health screenings, immunizations and health education to medically underserved areas without access to healthcare throughout the greater Houston area.
SMART Financial Credit Union has made a donation of $40,000 to CHRISTUS Health Foundation in support of CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare, CHRISTUS St. Catherine, CHRISTUS St. John and CHRISTUS Health-St. Elizabeth Hospitals. Their generosity will help CHRISTUS Health continue its on-going community outreach programs in the greater Houston, Katy, Clear Lake and Beaumont areas. Thanks to our Corporate Partners, CHRISTUS Foundation can better deliver high-quality healthcare to the under-served in our community.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas helps Keep Kids Healthy with their generous donation of $10,000 to CHRISTUS School-based Clinics. This generous investment in the health and wellness of our children will help the School-based Clinics provide medical and preventive health services, including nutrition education and making healthy lifestyle choices that can combat childhood obesity and other at risk behaviors.
Not just a day of golf, but a day of extreme generosity from the Gilbane Cares Golf Tournament. Dan Gilbane, presents a BIG check to Les Cave, president of CHRISTUS Foundation in support of providing healthcare to under-served Houstonians.