By Editor on July 13, 2012
A swiftly growing national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars of pro bono and skills-based volunteer services from corporate America to build nonprofit capacity has taken root at a Fort Worth-based marketing agency.
By Editor on July 8, 2012
Baby Raquel Knight was born 9 weeks early to a young single mother. Raquel was born with numerous birth defects, including a malformed spine, legs that are different lengths, malformed reproductive organs and digestive tracks, and other issues that have kept her in and out of the Children’s Hospital of Dallas
By Editor on May 14, 2012
A team of more than 25 central Texas medical professionals and other volunteers performed 29 surgical procedures that included cleft lip and palate repair and reconstructive surgery for burn victims, during a weeklong medical mission to the central highlands of Nicaragua.
Posted in Featured, Pro Bono | Tagged Austin Regional Clinic, Austin Smiles, cleft lip, cleft palate, Dell Children's Hospital, Health News Texas, Nicaragua, reconstructive surgery, Scott Prath, Seton Healthcare Family, volunteer | 2 Responses
By Editor on March 25, 2012
As the sun set on Austin and the city lights came ablaze, so did the stage at the Austin Music Hall as more than 650 supporters of Any Baby Can crowed the stage to hear the music of Grupo Fantasma at the organizations annual fund raising event.
Posted in Featured, Health News Texas, Pro Bono | Tagged "Muy Caliente", Alan Isaacson, Any Baby Can, Grupo Fantasma, Health News Texas. Ed Lallo, Newsroom Ink, Northwestern Mutual, Seton Healthcare Family | Leave a response
By Editor on March 9, 2012
A young Sierra Leonean woman has made a trip back to the African country of her birth as a volunteer onboard the Africa Mercy, a floating hospital operated by Garden Valley, Tx Mercy Ships. She is alive today thanks to a Mercy Ships medical intervention by one of its doctors almost two decades ago.
Posted in Featured, Pro Bono | Tagged Africa, bstetric fistula, Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at New York University’s Langone Medical Center Africa Mercy, Dr. Lauri Romanzi, Health News Texas, Mercy Ships, New York University’s Langone Medical Center, Newsroom Ink, pregnancy, Sierra Leone, under developed nations, WHO, World Health Organization. | Leave a response
By Editor on February 17, 2012
While many dentists in the U.S. contribute time to provide free oral health care services to children from low-income families across the country, Dr. Doug Daehlin, from Spokane, Washington, is doing the same in Lomé, Togo.
By Editor on February 9, 2012
A proposal to create a nationwide Health Corps of America (“the Corps”) consisting of healthcare professionals delivering at-home integrative medicine to high-cost, high-risk elderly populations has been validated and retrieved by the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Posted in Featured, National Health News, Pro Bono | Tagged elderly, Health Care Innovation Challenge, Health News Texas, home health care, The Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation, United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | Leave a response
By Editor on January 13, 2012
A national not-for-profit says it can help communities to house chronically homeless individuals by making the communities aware of approaches, programs, funding sources and resources that they may not have known about or tried before.
By Editor on December 20, 2011
Tim Crowley, Austin regional president for Frost Bank and an Austin banker for more than 30 years, was appointed board chairman of the Children’s Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas, the fundraising arm for Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. A board member since 1998, Crowley is also co-founder of the Children’s Council, a fundraising and advocacy group that hosts the annual Dell Children’s gala.
Posted in Pro Bono | Tagged Austin banker, Austin regional president for Frost Bank, board chairman, Children's Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. Children's Council, Health News Texas, Seton Family of Hospitals, Seton Healthcare Family, Tim Crowley | Leave a response