Category Archives: Giving

Lend a Helping Hand: It’s National Volunteer Month!

Feeling inspired to make a difference in your community? Take the first step towards meaningful volunteering today! By Ashley Guidry, Communications Associate “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, and the other for helping others.” – Audrey Hepburn Volunteerism has a rich history in the …

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

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 …

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

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

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.

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

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. 

Houston’s Health Care Heroes During Harvey

Houston Health Care Harvey Heroes

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.

Legacy’s Holiday Schmooze Shines Again

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 …

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

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 …

Legacy Awarded New $25,000 Grant

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 …

The Story of the Live Oak Trees

Oak Tree Outside Legacy Community Health Montrose Clinic

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 …