May
18
2016

Have your will written or amended for free during Free Wills Month in May

Do you have a will? If not, Texas Children’s can help you draw one up during Free Wills Month in May. To get more people to better prepare their estates for when they are gone, Texas Children’s employees and any other Houston-area residents 55 and older can have their wills written or amended free of Read More…

May
18
2016

Help brighten a patient’s rooms by donating to the May Flowers fundraising drive today

Texas Children’s first annual May Flowers fundraising drive is currently underway, and employees can be a part of making it a huge success! Here’s the plan: Members of the Development Department are going to hang spring flowers on the doors of our patients’ rooms to brighten their days. Donors who give to Texas Children’s as Read More…

May
18
2016

Super Star Leader: Roula Zoghbi Smith

Roula Zoghbi Smith of Business Planning is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star leader. “I think people that are passionate about delighting those they come in contact with – through quality work, interactions, and customer service – possess a unique attribute that drives them to be true super stars,” Smith said. Read more of Smith’s Read More…

May
18
2016

Camp Pump-It-Up hosts another successful weekend filled with fun

Themed “Dragons and Dinosaurs” and packed with fun activities such as horseback riding, cast fishing and canoeing, Camp Pump-It-Up hosted 139 campers this year at Camp for All in Burton, Texas. Volunteers from Mended Little Hearts of Houston managed the craft in the Art Barn and every camper left with their own hand-made dinosaur hat. Read More…

May
18
2016

Texas Children’s pediatric oncologist to lend expertise to national Moonshot initiative

Dr. Will Parsons, a pediatric oncologist at Texas Children’s Cancer Center and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, will participate in the efforts to accelerate cancer research through the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Parsons will join the National Cancer Institute’s Blue Ribbon Panel Working Group on Pediatric Cancer, which is providing insight Read More…