Mission: Our mission is to assist Harris Health System create a healthier community by providing excellent healthcare services and to educate the healthcare workers of tomorrow. The Foundation assists Harris Health by providing funds, program and capital support necessary to healthy outcomes for our community regardless of the ability to pay.
Results: Through our essential role of providing the voice to the donors of our community to make a difference within our community we have given more than $35 million to Harris Health System. This funding has provided increased program support, new buildings and vehicles to continue working toward a more healthier community for all.
Target demographics: ensure a healthier tomorrow is available for all
Direct beneficiaries per year: reach more than 2,500 with the new immunization outreach vehicle;
Geographic areas served: Houston, Texas - our community
Programs: immunization outreach; health program supplies not covered by insurance or government plans; providing health education such as eating healthy on a limited budget; nursing education so that our nurses are able to reach the next level or certification; and capital campaign support for new buildings and equipment.
The mission of the Harris County Hospital District Foundation is to support the Harris County Hospital District in the delivery of high-quality healthcare to Harris County residents. Our system includes 14 community health centers, eight school-based clinics, a dental and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals; Ben Taub General Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital.
Ben Taub General Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.
The Harris County Hospital District is a teaching facility for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.