Oct
31
2017

Texas Children’s offers patients a spooktacular Halloween

Halloween came early for several patients, families and employees across Texas Children’s and will continue throughout the week with various spooktacular events filled with fun. At West Campus, the festivities began on October 26 with the campus’ annual Fall Festival. Dressed in their Halloween best, employees handed out goodies and played games with patients during Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Texas Children’s Celebrates Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week November 6 – 10

At Texas Children’s, we are committed to leading tirelessly in maintaining an ethical workplace. Every day, we hold each other accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. To recognize and promote the importance of integrity and ethics at Texas Children’s, we will be celebrating National Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week during the Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Texas Children’s ukulele choir, patients cheer on the Houston Astros

The Texas Children’s Hospital Ukulele Choir cheered on our Houston Astros in the best way they know how, with the help of some very special patients! Led by the Music Therapy Department and made up of Texas Children’s staff members, the choir led patients and staff from the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit in a rousing rendition Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Promise Campaign reaches fundraising milestone

Thanks to the generosity of donors far and wide, Texas Children’s Hospital has reached a significant milestone in its Promise Campaign. As of the end of September, donors had contributed $408.9 million, pushing the organization ever closer to its $475 million fundraising goal. The amount raised during fiscal year 2017 alone – $124.7 million – Read More…

Oct
31
2017

Caught You Caring: Donald Wilkins eases the anxiety for surgical patients and their families

“I do a lot of walking around the hospital,” said Donald Wilkins, a patient ambassador at Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center campus and a 2017 Caught You Caring award recipient. “I average anywhere between 15 to 20,000 steps a day.” While Donald’s job requires him to spend a lot of time on his feet, he Read More…