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Planned giving provides CHRISTUS Spohn legacy

Alice and Gerald Sutherland spent nearly 60 devoted years of marriage together, building a foundation of love and support for future generations of their family.

However, their passionate commitment to their South Texas community was just as important in their eyes, and their lasting legacy is rooted in service and giving back to make a difference […]

By |June 11th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Planned giving provides CHRISTUS Spohn legacy

Honoring a CHRISTUS Spohn legacy on the links

Everyone at the Corpus Christi Country Club knows the Rogers family.

In particular, the names of Rick and Ham Rogers adorn walls of honor as golf tournament champions, while other plaques and portraits highlight their valuable service to the Club.

However, the Rogers name also is well-known in the community for numerous other invaluable reasons, largely because […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Honoring a CHRISTUS Spohn legacy on the links

CHRISTUS Spohn Ambassadors help spread health system mission

Medical care has undergone significant innovations since the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and Dr. Arthur E. Spohn opened the original Spohn Sanitarium on July 26, 1905, on North Beach.

However, the one steadfast constant during the past century has been CHRISTUS Spohn Health System’s commitment to its mission of extending the healing ministry […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on CHRISTUS Spohn Ambassadors help spread health system mission

Volunteers vital to CHRISTUS Spohn’s mission

“It’s hard to imagine CHRISTUS Spohn’s hospitals without our volunteers.”

Marissa Carrillo, CHRISTUS Spohn’s Director of Volunteer Services, knows just how important it is to have the support of the hundreds of individuals who are called to help serve the hospital system’s mission and ministry.

In fact, those men, women and youths are vital to the daily […]

By |May 18th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Volunteers vital to CHRISTUS Spohn’s mission

Striving to support CHRISTUS Spohn’s Lyceum

Margaret Jataine smiles when she thinks about the business her father started.

Corpus Christi Produce Company, Inc. started off humbly in 1946, with one goal in mind: provide the best fruits and vegetables to South Texas. However, there was just one problem: it meant lots of travel.

“My father would go around and take orders locally, drive […]

By |May 6th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Striving to support CHRISTUS Spohn’s Lyceum

Making a difference for CHRISTUS Spohn’s community of care

Al Jones was welcomed to Corpus Christi in 1970 by Hurricane Celia.

The powerful storm did extensive damage across the Coastal Bend, but in the rebuilding effort afterward, and in the years since, Jones has witnessed exceptional growth and development. As the first  chief operations officer of American Bank when it first opened in 1970 and […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Making a difference for CHRISTUS Spohn’s community of care

Champion for CHRISTUS Spohn’s PATH

Dr. Salim Surani has many titles, ranging from distinguished researcher and renowned pulmonologist to esteemed associate professor and valued mentor.

However, his most fitting designation dovetails perfectly into the valuable mission of CHRISTUS Spohn Health System: health care champion of the Coastal Bend.

Surani has spent more than two decades with CHRISTUS Spohn, serving thousands of patients […]

By |April 4th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Champion for CHRISTUS Spohn’s PATH

Giving back through Giving From Within

Barb Flato is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others.

Flato, the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at CHRISTUS Spohn-Shoreline, is an advocate for continuing medical education, speaking regularly at the Texas Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation conference and other forums across the country.

“I’ve been active in the national organization for 30 years […]

By |March 17th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Giving back through Giving From Within

Service above self drives CHRISTUS Spohn support

Merle Schillo gently smiles as she fondly recalls a lifetime of giving to others.

The North Beach resident’s gaze slides from her view of the bay to the portraits adorning her living room. The grouping of black and white images of dear family members includes the girl who at a young age discovered what it meant […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Foundation Profiles, Latest News|Comments Off on Service above self drives CHRISTUS Spohn support

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