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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Health and wellness are essential to community vitality. funding opportunities include access to health care, medical research, mental health and preventative care.

Cook Children’s Health Care System is one of the country’s leading pediatric health care organizations with more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas. Knowing that every child’s life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children’s to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.

In response to COVID-19, Cook Children’s is launching a $35M “Protecting Your Tomorrows” campaign to treat the sickest children, protect staff, community and help stop the spread of hazardous communicable diseases. The health and safety of our children and community depend on this campaign. This plan protects patients, staff, and anyone who potentially could be exposed to a hazardous communicable disease.

Gifts of $1,000 or more towards the campaign will support:

  • A twenty bed infectious disease isolation unit to treat patients with highly infectious diseases
  • A six bed infectious disease critical care unit to treat patients who require a higher level of care
  • A permanent Incident Command Center, a 32 bed Med-Surge unit, and relocation of our simulation lab

Total Project Budget

$35,000,000

The Lighthouse mission is to empower blind and significantly visually impaired children, youth, adults and seniors to achieve their highest level of independence and provide resources at no charge. Individuals who are visually impaired struggle with isolation and depression along with their family members. The Lighthouse encourages independence and becomes their companion for life.

Mission Optical is a new community outreach program designed to provide free glasses made by Lighthouse employees to needy children and adults. Mission Optical fulfills a critical need in our community: providing free glasses to the less fortunate after an exam by doctors in their own neighborhood.

$1,000 — Provides 25 free glasses for needy children and adults

$3,000 — Provides 75 free glasses for needy children and adults

$5,000 — Provides 125 free glasses for needy children and adults

Total Project Budget

$174,400

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Latinos in the US; 1 in 3 Latinas are diagnosed with cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, 42% of cancer cases can be prevented by improving lifestyle. Rosa Es Rojo make wellness and cancer prevention accessible for Latinas in North Texas by educating them on nutrition, physical activity, emotional health and positive thinking using Spanish and culturally relevant content.

Images and videos speak louder than words. Funds are requested to produce three short institutional videos and redesign their website to highlight Rosa Es Rojo’s programs, virtual resources, impact in the community and success stories to over 1,000 participants, donors and community partners.

$5,000 — Produces three, 1 minute 30 second videos to increase engagement with their audience

$5,000 — Website redesign to update information and offer more accurate educational tools

Total Project Budget

$10,000

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If you have any questions about funding a nonprofit project, please contact Vicki Andrews at vandrews@northtexascf.org or call 817.877.0702.

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