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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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18 October

Legacy partners with Southern Smoke to help those affected by hurricane Harvey

Category: Giving

Legacy Community Health is proud to be a partner of Southern Smoke — a charity event benefiting those in Houston’s culinary and beverage industry affected by hurricane Harvey. The October 22 event will bring in top chefs from around the country, including New Orleans famed John Besh, to deliver show-stopping barbecue. Guests will also enjoy live music and festivities. 

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Houston Health Care Harvey Heroes
07 September

Houston’s Health Care Heroes During Harvey

Category: Adult Primary Care, Giving, Public Health

In the midst of Harvey, one of the worst disasters in U.S. history, Houston’s medical community rose above the storm to bring healing. It’s not surprising since Houston is home to the largest medical center in the world, the Texas Medical Center — world renowned for its superior patient care.

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16 August

Legacy is the 2017 beneficiary of the Gay 10K

Category: Giving

This year Legacy is proud to be the beneficiary of the race, which means a portion of the proceeds will help fuel the programs and services the community has relied upon for nearly 40 years.

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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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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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05 May

Legacy Donation Tips “Big Give Houston” Over the $100K Mark

Category: Giving

Legacy donors who joined in the whirlwind of Big Give Houston excitement the past two days made it possible to reach the organizer’s goal of raising $100,000 for Houston area non-profits. At 7:48PM on May 4, BGH posted on Facebook that overall contributions for the day were approaching $100K. At this point, the website was…

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27 April

Legacy Awarded New $25,000 Grant

Category: Giving

Legacy was recently the recipient of a $25,000 grant from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, one of the nation’s leading HIV/AIDS grant-making organizations, for HIV/AIDS advocacy work in Houston. Broadway Cares has been a longtime supporter of our work, and we are more than grateful for their generosity. Earlier this year, we launched the End New Diagnoses…

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Oak Tree Outside Legacy Community Health Montrose Clinic
26 April

The Story of the Live Oak Trees

Category: Giving

When Legacy Community Health purchased the land that would eventually become the home of the Montrose Clinic, three majestic, giant oak trees lived on the property. Arborists told us this trio of grand, old oaks had sprouted from the ground nearly a century ago, growing along with Houston’s rapid, city-wide expansion, population explosion and cultural…

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