Aug
13
2018

Sign your child up now to be a PLAY 60 Kid of the Month

We just learned that employees’ children are not eligible to participate in the PLAY 60 Kid of the Month. We apologize for any inconvenience. Texas Children’s Hospital and the Houston Texans are two teams with one goal – keeping kids healthy! PLAY 60 is the National Football League’s campaign to encourage kids to be active Read More…

Aug
7
2018

NICU reunion reunites patient families with Newborn Center staff

On August 4, more than 500 patients and families traveled from all over the country for the 2018 Texas Children’s Newborn Center family reunion. The Texas-themed event celebrated former patients who graduated from the Newborn Center in 2017 after spending 10 days or more in our neonatal intensive care units at Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Read More…

Aug
7
2018

Back-to-school fair brings out over 500 patient families

It is that time of the year again; the end of summer means the beginning of a new school year. Texas Children’s Hospital’s Social Work Department organized a back-to-school fair to provide information to patients and their families to help them prepare for the new school year. “Events like this provides community organization opportunities,” Social Read More…

Aug
7
2018

Texas Children’s hosts autoimmune encephalitis family day

Texas Children’s recently convened the region’s first autoimmune encephalitis (AE) family day. Headlined by former NFL player Amobie Okoye, an AE survivor himself, the event was held on July 28 at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women. Seventy family members, 23 AE patients and their siblings, and 20 volunteers from Texas and beyond made the day Read More…

Jul
5
2018

Kimmel vs. Cruz charity basketball game raises nearly $50K for Texas Children’s

When late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel faced off against Senator Ted Cruz in a one-on-one charity basketball game in Houston last month, the event brought in nearly $50,000 benefiting Texas Children’s Hospital – which was a lot more fundraising dollars than expected. At the beginning of the competition, the loser of the game Read More…