Congratulations to the 2021-22 Children’s Health Fund Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021-22 Children’s Health Fund Recipients


The Harris County Hospital District Foundation Children’s Health Fund is a permanent endowment established to support children’s health issues in Harris Health System and the Harris County Community.

The Children’s Health Advisory Committee met on April 21, 2021 where they reviewed, evaluated, and agreed to support fifteen programs for a total of $797,184.00.

On behalf of the Harris County Hospital District Foundation Board of Trustees and the Children’s Health Advisory Committee, it is our pleasure to congratulate our 2021 – 2022 Children’s Health Fund recipients!

Read below about each organization on their project supported by the Children’s Health Fund.

AIDS Foundation, Inc.

Camp Hope is AFH’s annual week long summer camp for children ages 7-16 living with HIV/AIDS.

Bo's Place

The School-Based Grief Support Program for bereaved K-12 students in Houston-area schools located in low income and/or predominately Hispanic/Latino communities, and/or in areas disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

Catholic Charities of Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Integrated Mental health Services for Immigrant Children provides integrated, trauma-focused, linguistically and culturally appropriate mental health services to immigrant children who have experienced significant trauma as a part of their immigration experience.

Cherish Our Children, Inc.

The GEMS (Gaining Empowerment in Middle School) program assists early adolescents of incarcerated parents with their cognitive, social, and emotional growth to improve school performance and graduation.


Building Pathways for Health Minds provides a collaborative early intervention approach to mitigating the mental health impact of the pandemic in students, teachers, and parents in the Gulfton area.

Communities in Schools of Houston

The CIS Mental Health Initiative will provide 250 students on 10 campuses with their mental health services.

Discover Fitness Foundation

No Cost Fitness Programs for Children with Disabilities and Learning Differences or Fighting Obesity provides tuition assistance for students from local schools such as Avondale House, Clemente Martinez, Next Step Academy, and the Monarch School, and to support the creation of an individualized curriculum for each participating student.

Epilepsy Foundation Texas

Wacky Winter Weekend provides children and teens with epilepsy and/or seizure diagnosis between the ages 6-17 along with a sibling or family member within the same age range.

Harris Health System

The new Pediatric Mental and Behavioral Health Program and Promotion will increase access to pediatric mental and behavior health services for students and community members residing in Harris County patients of Harris Health system caused by the COVID – 19 pandemic.

HealthCorps, Inc.

The expansion of HealthCorps in Houston-area will deploy a Regional Program Lead to implement their highly impactful health and wellness curriculum in 10 schools across Harris County.

Houston Achievement Place

Project CLASS (Children Learning Appropriate Social Skills) implements the Animated Films Children’s Books Social Skills Digital Initiative, involving an integrated and astonishing series of children’s books, animated files of these books, parent and educator guides and demonstration videos.

Houston reVision

Houston reVision will expand their counseling services to address the mental and behavioral health issues of juvenile justice system involved youth disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kid's Meals, Inc.

The Health Meal Delivery Program is a daily home delivery meal program for preschool-aged children, as well as their siblings in the home, living in severe poverty. In addition to nutritious meals, weekly grocery bags of fresh produce and pantry staples, and more are delivered.

Northwest Assistance Ministries

NAM’s Pediatric Health Center will provide trauma-informed care training to all staff at NAM including the medical staff in NAM’s Pediatric Health Center.

SEARCH Homeless Services

The House of Tiny Treasures plans to continue the salary of their Behavioral Interventionist.

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