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18 July

American Cancer Society and the Houston Texans Award $100,000 Grant to Legacy Community Health to Help Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities

Category: Adult Primary Care, Development, Giving

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Houston Texans has awarded a grant to Legacy Community Health to address disparities in breast cancer mortality by providing access to breast cancer screening, follow-up of abnormal mammograms, and timely access to specialty care if needed. The grant funding was made possible through ACS’s partnership with the NFL…

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Legacy’s “Little Readers” celebrates Disney grant with commemorative for pediatric patients.
05 February

Disney Awards Grant to Legacy’s “Little Readers” Initiative

Category: Development, Giving

Legacy Community Health, one of Texas’ largest community health systems, wins a Disney Be Inspired Grant for its Legacy’s Little Readers program, which has provided 47,000 books at no cost to the health center’s pediatric patients. The Little Readers program is in partnership with H-E-B and the Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation. The $500 grant was awarded to Legacy on behalf of Emily Wang, a 17-year-old student volunteer.

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02 August

Watch “The Legacy Story”

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care, Development, Family Medicine, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Vision Services

Legacy has transformed from the little-clinic-that-could of the 1980s into an entire community health system, today made up of 29 locations, across Southeast Texas. While growth is good, we are just trying to keep up with the unfortunate – and growing – demand for high-quality, affordable health care. Watch the new video.

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21 February

Texans Don’t Want to Repeal Obamacare without a Replacement

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care, Development, Family Medicine, Gender Health, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Affairs, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization, Vision Services

As we wrote in a recent note to our patients, Legacy is aware of the understandable confusion and anxiety around the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. What all Houstonians should know is that health insurance plans have not yet changed, and those who have insurance will continue to receive the benefits of their individual plan.

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04 January

What Does “Driving Healthy Change in Our Communities” Look Like?

Category: Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Development, Family Medicine, Gender Health, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Health

Both in and out of the exam room, Legacy Community Health had an impact on our patients and communities we served in the last year.

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19 December

Legacy’s Holiday Schmooze Shines Again

Category: Development, Giving

By: Lisa Foronda, Senior Director of Investor Communications Snow-covered trees, twinkling lights, Santa Claus, and a Snow Princess welcomed guests to Legacy’s 2016 Holiday Schmooze. More than 200 guests enjoyed vibrant conversation along with the tasty nibbles and custom cocktails by Jackson & Company, all while raising more than $150,000 for Legacy’s HIV/AIDS programs, while…

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08 September

Save the Date | 14th Annual Legacy Luncheon

Category: Development, Pediatrics

Mark your calendars! Legacy’s 14th Annual Luncheon is September 26th at the Wortham Theater. The luncheon will honor Dr. Kelli Cohen Fein for her leadership in the community and commitment to provide compassionate medical care. All proceeds for this event will benefit Legacy’s Little Readers program, which promotes reading to Legacy’s youngest patients and their…

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04 August

Dispatches from the 2016 International AIDS Conference

Category: Advocacy, Development, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment

Venita served as a conference rapporteur to document the proceedings at AIDS 2016, focusing on community and leadership presentations.

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02 June

Legacy’s Derby Day Kicks Off the Road to Mint Julep

Category: Development, Giving

Legacy’s Derby Day, held on May 7 each year, is a twist on one of America’s oldest traditions, The Kentucky Derby.

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