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About Will Leschper

Will Leschper is a Development Specialist with the CHRISTUS Spohn Foundation

Legacy of giving in Kingsville helps provide exceptional emergency care

South Texas poses a variety of known hazards for those working the brush country range on horseback.

However, sometimes even the smallest of critters can have the most detrimental of impacts – something the Bull family, of Riviera, knows all too well.

It had been business as usual on Los Jaboncillos Ranch near Premont for Dillard Bull, 19, […]

By |December 1st, 2015|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Legacy of giving in Kingsville helps provide exceptional emergency care

Esteemed author David McCullough to speak at 2016 CHRISTUS Spohn Lyceum

Continuing in the enduring tradition of bringing distinguished speakers to South Texas, the CHRISTUS Spohn Foundation is thrilled to announce that its prestigious guest for the 2016 CHRISTUS Spohn Lyceum to be held Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the American Bank Center, is author David McCullough.

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and […]

By |November 30th, 2015|Events, Latest News|Comments Off on Esteemed author David McCullough to speak at 2016 CHRISTUS Spohn Lyceum

Rich history of giving back aids Freer community

Freer, Texas, is known across the Lone Star State for many things.

It’s the birthplace of the Muy Grande Deer Contest, which in 2015 celebrated its 50th anniversary in the brush country whitetail hunting hot spot.

It’s also home to the world’s largest rattlesnake, though luckily but a statue perched near a sign for the state’s official […]

By |November 13th, 2015|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Rich history of giving back aids Freer community

The Gift of a Bright Future

Wesson Gill’s story is one of enduring love, solemn sadness and profound hope.

It also is one buoyed by the dedication of CHRISTUS Spohn Health System to make a difference in caring for the Coastal Bend’s most fragile of patients.

Sixteen weeks into her pregnancy, Logan Gill and her husband, Robert, discovered during a sonogram she was carrying […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on The Gift of a Bright Future

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice pharmacy tech relies on support system in cancer fight

By the Nueces County Record Star

For Rosa Garza, staying positive is the key to getting through the fight against her worst enemy.

She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer in April, which was a shock to her since no one in her family has had breast cancer.

However, her mother passed away two years ago after battling […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice pharmacy tech relies on support system in cancer fight

CHRISTUS Spohn’s da Vinci XI Surgical System highlighted in news report

CHRISTUS Spohn is proud to bring the da Vinci XI Surgical System to our health system. This state-of-the-art, surgical technology, allows your surgeon to offer precise, minimally invasive surgery in the areas of gynecology, urology and colorectal.

For qualified candidates, this robot-assisted procedure offers numerous potential benefits over traditional open surgeries, including:

Significantly less pain
Shorter hospital […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn’s da Vinci XI Surgical System highlighted in news report

Richard King III CHRISTUS Spohn Grand Classic rooted in philanthropy

The Richard King III CHRISTUS Spohn Grand Classic has become one of the most notable fundraisers of the year across South Texas with roots grounded solely in philanthropy and a love for the game of golf.

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System’s charitable golf tournament has supported the healing mission of the hospital system for more than two decades. […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Events, Latest News|Comments Off on Richard King III CHRISTUS Spohn Grand Classic rooted in philanthropy

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospitals earn support

Submitted to Alice Echo-News Journal

As the number of women who intend to breastfeed continues to rise, CHRISTUS Spohn remains strongly committed to support and encourage a mother’s decision to breastfeed.

Recently redesignated Texas Ten Step facilities, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice and CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital South are taking the lead in offering exemplary care to breastfeeding moms.

The Texas […]

By |September 11th, 2015|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Hospitals earn support

CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg celebrates renovations with community

KINGSVILLE – CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg unveiled more than $600,000 in renovations to its Labor and Delivery wing at a July 30 community open house.

The renovations included new flooring and furniture, with a focus on improving the comfort and safety of delivery rooms and newborn care areas. The upgrades also include a remodeled nurse’s station […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg celebrates renovations with community

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg to showcase Labor and Delivery renovations

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg’s Labor and Delivery unit will host an open house at 5:30 p.m. Thursday to showcase upgrades that will add to the quality of care in Kingsville.

For more information on birthing classes and to hear Heidi Cantrell of CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg talk about the renovations, see video from KIII News.

Get for more information on […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg to showcase Labor and Delivery renovations