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Harris Health Hurricane Harvey Employee Disaster Relief

51% Donated/$435,033 To Go
The Harris County Hospital District Foundation’s thoughts go out to all Harris Health System employees and Harris County residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey hit Harris Health’s community and colleagues hard. More than 335 Harris Health employees have asked for financial assistance (of approximately $900 thousand total) to help in their personal recovery. Disasters can cause a tremendous financial burden on those affected. Employees affected by this disaster may not know how they will...
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Child Life CAPES

12% Donated/$437,405 To Go
The Child Life “CAPES” program (Children of Adult Patients Enduring Stressors) provides free comprehensive psycho-social support services for children of patients cared for by the Harris Health System, especially those with life-altering diagnoses. It is difficult for parents to come to terms with a diagnosis, let alone have this conversation with their children. Through CAPES, child life specialists help patients with various diagnoses identify the family’s needs and work to promote positive coping by using...
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Ben Taub Chapel

100% Donated/$0 To Go
It has long been accepted in the medical profession that spiritual care plays an important role in physical wellness. The Interfaith Chapel at Ben Taub Hospital is utilized by family, friends, patients and employees seeking to find the strength and peace that only the spirit of their beliefs can deliver. The chapel has not been updated since the building was completed in the early 1980’s. Dark, gloomy and outdated, the chapel has experienced heavy usage in...
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LBJ Hospital

LBJ Hospital Patient Parking

30% Donated/$20,848 To Go
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital (LBJGH), owned and operated by the Harris Health System and operated by TexTac Corporation, is the second primary teaching facility for The University of Texas (UT) Medical School at Houston. Health care services clinical staff for LBJ hospital is provided by Affiliated Medical Services (a nonprofit organization composed of UT faculty). Many services are offered at LBJ hospital and patients may find themselves with multiple appointments on different days in...
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