2018 Team Prizes!

Part of a team – or thinking about making one? Here’s some extra incentive to add a little more fun to your team building! Here are this year’s Team Prizes! Best Costumes              –                   Gift Certificates to shop at HCHD Foundation vendor sale events Highest Fundraising Team       –       Lunch – complimentary of HCHD Foundation Largest Team                  –                 2018 Texas Med Run Trophy Most Creative Team Name      …

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This year, we’re running for the CAPES Program

This year, we’re focused on raising money for the Harris Health CAPES Program: Children of Adult Patients Enduring Stressors. The CAPES Program, led by certified child life specialists, helps children and their families: Understand diagnosis, treatment and prognosis using age-appropriate language Explain typical responses and ways for parents/caregivers to help children understand and cope Facilitate and provide in-person meetings to address children’s concerns Provide educational materials for families

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Texas Med Run

Winning Day for 2017 Texas Med Run

What A Day for the Foundation Thank You to our wonderful supporters of the 15th Annual Texas Med Run, held on a beautiful Saturday morning, February 11, 2017. Over 1,000 competitive runners, sponsors, donors, teams, families, friends, Harris Health employees, and volunteers gathered to mark another incredible year by participating in the 10K/5K Runs, 5K Walk, 1K Super Hero Kids Run, Kids Zone and Expo. The US Track & Field sanctioned and certified event raised the highest dollars yet of $150,000 for Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital Level I Trauma Center. Participation numbers in the timed races also doubled this …

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Running for a Cause, Support of Ben Taub Trauma Services

When the date for the Harris County Hospital District Foundation 15th Annual Texas Med Run was announced last year, RN Jenny Lee went to her calendar hoping she could participate. She was happy to see the race fell on her off-weekend. “I’ve worked at the hospital every race date for the last two years,” she says. “I was so excited that I signed up right away for the 10K. Running is something I enjoy and it makes it even better to support Ben Taub Hospital’s trauma program.” The race is Saturday, Feb. 11, with proceeds benefitting the hospital’s Gini and …

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THE TEXAS MED RUN- RACING INTO ITS 15TH YEAR   Houston, Texas The 2017 TEXAS MED RUN will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 on a beautiful and unique course winding through the world-famous Texas Medical Center. Raising more than $1 million for Harris Health System programs since its inception, this year’s run will benefit the Ben Taub Hospital Trauma Center. Life as we know it can change in the blink of an eye. An on-coming car, an unavoidable tumble, or a random gunshot can set into motion a fight for life. Harris County residents are fortunate that when they …

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Register NOW for the TEXAS MED RUN

Mark your calendars and grab your tennis shoes! Registration is now open for the 15th annual Texas Med Run to be held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.   Timed 10K and 5K, 5K Walk, Super Hero 1K & Kids Zone with Camp Cho-Yeh, Food, Beverages, Prizes, Shattered Dreams simulator, Heart Health Education with Baylor’s Dr. Lakkis, and more! Show your support for Ben Taub Hospital Level 1 Trauma Center, trauma survivors, chain of care responders and staff!     In addition, celebrate the HCHD Foundation’s 25th anniversary and Get a Texas Med Run 2017 keepsake finisher medal! Register Today

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