August 29, 2016

“Evolving a Model of Partnership”

Through HCHD Foundation’s Small Grants Fund we are “Evolving a Model of Partnership” The Harris County Hospital District Foundation is committed to an evolving model of partnership with Harris Health System employees, doctors from Baylor College of Medicine and UT Medical School, and from those we serve in Harris County. We recognize that creating sustainable solutions for challenges is a joint effort involving leadership of the Foundation and Harris Health System. The Foundation’s Small Grants...
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“One Step at a Time” at the Texas Med Run

Saturday, February 11, 2017 There is an old proverb that states, “One step at a time is good walking”. As the Harris County Hospital District Foundation prepares for the 15th year of the Texas Med Run it is a time to celebrate “good walking” and take a closer look at the parallel goals the event shares with the Harris Health System. Partners in Health Taking a walk or run daily is like eating the time-honored...
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HCHD Foundation Welcomes – Gulf Coast Healthcare Externship

HCHD Foundation Welcomes – Gulf Coast Healthcare Externship to Harris Health System – June 13-23, 2016 How should we prepare our children for the future? How could an educator prepare our children for the real situation at the workplace when it is so unknown? How can all this be overcome? In May 2016, Workforce Solutions contacted the Harris County Hospital District Foundation about participating in a project to help teachers and counselors get the skill...
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2016-2017 Awardees of the HCHD Foundation Children’s Health Fund

  Congratulations are in order for the 2016-2017 Awardees of the Harris County Hospital District Foundation Children’s Health Fund!!! This year nine different organizations were funded for a total of $388,125 to launch pilot programs that would benefit children of Harris County. Three were returning organizations hoping to stabilize their programs and continue moving forward with what was implemented with the seed money provided to them. The others were looking for a chance with hope...
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The Birth of New Beginnings

The Harris Health System delivers approximately 7,000 babies annually. Many of these newborns are born to mothers who are often uninsured or underinsured.  For these women, providing for a newborn isn’t a given.  There are no baby showers, no boxes of newborn diapers, or even a crib waiting at their home or shelter. Family support is sometimes limited or non-existent. The New Beginnings program formally began in 2008 when Woodlands resident Kay Bollinger answered a...
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