In The Community
We are proud to support our community through fundraising and professional involvement. Some of our current projects include:
- Houston Area Women's Center
Year after year, we proudly support the Race Against Violence competitive and family 5K Run & Walk. The Houston Area Women’s Center provides shelter and support services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and empowers woment to advance their roles, their rights and their well-being.
- Junior League
Annually we collaborate with the local Junior League organization to provide educational opportunities for ladies to learn how to better care for themselves and babies. The Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. (AJLI) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
- March of Dimes
Our relationship with March of Dimes provides an opportunity to support March for Babies, Best Dressed Luncheon, Nurse Professional Education, Houston Chef’s Event and the much anticipated Annual Labor Day Luncheon & Style Show. The mission of March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.
- Harris County Medical Society
Woman’s Hospital of Texas supports The Harris County Medical Society (HCMS) which is the largest county medical society in the United States. HCMS has a membership of more than 10,000 physicians and medical students. Established in 1903, it is the professional organization for physicians in Harris County. The Executive Board is the governing board of the HCMS. For more information on the Harris County Medical Society visit their website at: http://www.hcms.org/
- Society Kelsey Research Foundation
The Kelsey Research Foundation is the research arm of the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The Foundation collaborates with The Woman’s Hospital of Texas physicians to publish research and collects obstetrical outcomes on Kelsey patients delivered at Woman’s. The Woman’s Hospital and The Kelsey Research Foundation have partnered since Kelsey moved to the Woman’s campus in 1995. For more information on the Kelsey Research Foundation visit their website at: http://www.ksfnd.org/
- Camp For All
From our healthiest babies to babies with special needs, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is committed to supporting the efforts of the communities we work and serve. Camp For All, located in the rolling hills of Washington County, Texas, is a unique camping and retreat facility that strives to enrich the lives of people with special needs. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Camp For All works in partnership with special needs groups whose members gain self-esteem, self-awareness and independence by participating in programs that are recreational, therapeutic and educational. The camp provides a fully-accessible environment and programs that are tailored to meet the needs of campers of all ages, interests and abilities.