Volume 1, Issue 4 

   

 

The Impact of Public-Private Partnerships

Since 2002, The Harris County Hospital District Foundation has been managing a permanent endowment devoted to children’s health issues in Harris County.  The endowment is a tri-party agreement between: Harris County, the Harris Health System, and the HCHD Foundation.  The proceeds of this endowment support integrated health projects for children who are not eligible for other similar services and who are at the highest risk in our society.  Foundation Grants & Programs Manager works with a thirteen-member advisory committee chaired by Foundation Trustee, Mrs. Ginni Mithoff. Read More ... 

Newborns are a Symbol of New Beginnings

A group of volunteers from AT&T Pioneers, a volunteer organization within AT&T, came last month to assemble 100 baskets for the New Beginnings project.  This is a team effort between the HCHD Foundation and the Harris Health System Community Involvement Department.  Baskets are given to low-income mothers that deliver their babies in Harris Health System hospitals. Thanks to the generosity of the Bollinger family and SCRUBS -our young professional group of supporters  Read More ...  

 

Living Photography for Heatlh

The Foundation started the year with a very successful Living Photography contest sponsored by JP Morgan Chase, Wholefoods, Camera Exchange, and Deborah Colton Gallery.  We took our annual in-house photography contest to the community to include not only amateur photographers, but also local professionals.  The contest had 152 entries:  55 landscapes, 45 animals, 17 healthy foods, and 35 favorite places. The panel of judges included: Gina Gaston -ABC News-, Sam Gainer -professional photographer-, Ryan McCauley –JP Morgan Chase-, and Ron Johnson –Former Harris Health System VP of Planning & Facilities  Read More ... 

 

Cinco de Bingo

Scrub members a group of young professionals between the ages of 22 to mid-thirties have joined together and formed Scrubs, an organization that supports the Harris County Hospital District Foundation and further supports programs and services of Harris Health System. Scrubs host numerous social and fundraising events throughout the year. Their 4th annual Cinco de Bingo to be held at Jackson’s Watering Hole, May 1, 2014 Read More ...  

 

Cake Auction

The HCHD Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank the bakers and buyers for their participation in the first Cake Auction held in the Administration building. When the announcement hit the wires, Harris Health employees were excited about show casing their baking expertise and exemplified team effort! The designer cakes and gourmet treats were a BIG hit! Read More ...

 

Meet our newest Member

My name is Britney Jones and am the newest member of the Foundation. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana to a military family, we moved very quickly to Germany then Ft. Hood, Texas and returned to New Orleans.  I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have two wonderful kids. Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond is where I received a Bachelors of Arts in Marketing and University of Phoenix a Master’s in Business Administration was earned.Read More ...  

 

Increasing Fundraising Capacity and Expertise

Patricia Spencer has joined the Foundation team, as Grant Director.  Spencer experience spans over 20-years specializing in public funding and in the administration of public grant awards.  Most recently, she oversaw a grant portfolio for a large Houston area healthcare system of more than $80 million in research, education, and community service grants. Read More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

HCHD Foundation

PO Box301168 | Houston, TX 77230-1168 
Phone: 713.566.6409 | Fax: 713.566.6449
HCHD.Foundation@harrishealth.org

www.HCHDfoundation.org