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Caring for Children Foundation of Texas Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Child Day Care, Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Community Clinics, Health, Public Health

Mission: To provide access to immunizations for uninsured and medically underserved Texas children and provide health, nutrition and exercise education, as well as other health-related services.

Results: Since 1997, our Care Van Program has successfully reached more than half million children and provided more than 900,000 vaccines.

Target demographics: Uninsured or underinsured children in Texas between 2 months - 18 years old.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 55,000

Geographic areas served: Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Waco, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Abilene, San Angelo, El Paso

Programs: Care Van Program: Care Van nurses and volunteers visit schools, restaurants, shopping centers and health fairs to promote immunization awareness and provde health services.

Community Stories

5 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As a Community Health Woker I had the opportunity to see how important are the services that this organization provide to the community. I very grateful for their services and dedication to the community. Thank you Care Van Program!!

Client Served

Rating: 5

A few years ago, my husband and I were both without jobs. And with that came no insurance. I happened to find out about Careavan by searching online. When I went, I was just so grateful because it was better that I could have ever imagined. The people and volunteers were extremely nice and understanding and helpful. It is nice to know that during our difficult times, there are still people out there that give you hope that you are not alone in this. And most important, they care about my children's well being. God bless you!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 4

I am a school nusre, and through out the year I refer many parents to the Care Van Immunization program for shots for their children. The Care Vans are free, easy to access, and offer times after 5PM for working parents. This is an enormaously helpful program for parents and for my school system.


Rating: 5

I had the opportunity to volunteer for the Care Van Program once and it was an amazing experience. I wasn't aware that there were so many children who needed help getting their vaccines for school. The Care Van Program is great because their service is free and they did not turn anyone away!!!

Chad D.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

A great charity that does a wonderful job of giving back to the community. Is a great service that is much needed.