Aug
23
2016

The Houston Texans annual 5K run & walk returns

It’s time to get active with the Houston Texans! TORO’s Kids 1K presented by Texas Children’s Hospital and the Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B and are back and registration is open. Here are the details: Sunday, October 9, 2016 NRG Park Competitive 5K Run: $30 Non-competitive 5K Run/Walk: $25 Read More…

Aug
1
2016

Two Texas Children’s patients get a surprise visit from their favorite sports hero

On July 26, 10-year-old Joseph Fleming received a big surprise from his favorite baseball team when Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve and pitcher Lance McCullers visited him at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Fleming was diagnosed with a rare cancer in his liver and lungs, and his family and friends wanted to cheer him up. Read More…

Jul
26
2016

Texas Children’s Cancer Center patients enjoy fun activities at Spa Day

On Friday, July 22, the Still Strong Foundation hosted a Spa Day for Texas Children’s Cancer Center patients and their families. Houston Texans defensive lineman Devon Still and his daughter, Leah, created the foundation in 2015 following Leah’s diagnosis with neuroblastoma. During the event, patients enjoyed face painting, decorating flip flops and face masks, and Read More…

Jul
26
2016

Texas Children’s hosts fun-filled activities for bone marrow transplant patients

Texas Children’s Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit hosted its first annual BMT Teen Lock-in from 7 p.m. on Friday, July 15, to 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Patient played tons of games, had fun in the photo booth, had their face pained on a rock, watched movies and learned how to make Texas Roadhouse Read More…