Where To Give
Your gift to the CHRISTUS Spohn Health System Foundation will make a significant difference in the lives of our patients and our associates who provide their care. It will help CHRISTUS Spohn continue to provide exemplary healthcare to all South Texans as the medical needs of our community expand.
The following are just a few programs that contribute to better outcomes for our patients.
At the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center, we are committed to bringing quality cancer services to South Texas. You will find the most advanced technology and highly trained professionals at the Cancer Center to ensure that you get the quality care you expect and deserve right here in the Coastal Bend.
The CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center includes:
- The Rachel Dougherty Radiation Therapy Center
- Outpatient Chemotherapy
- Beautiful Outdoor Healing Garden
- The Chapel
- Physician offices
- Library/Resource Center
To make a gift to the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center, click here.
CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center is located at 1415 Sante Fe, Corpus Christi, Texas 78404.
You can reach the Cancer Center at (361) 881-3266.
Mobile Community Outreach aboard the CHRISTUS Spohn CareVan
The CHRISTUS Spohn Care Van mobile unit provides free health services to the underserved and uninsured in our South Texas community. The CareVan is staffed by a dedicated group of healthcare providers — a nurse practitioner, registered nurses, community health worker, medical assistants, transporters and volunteers from various professional backgrounds to provide much-needed services.
Many nonprofit organizations partner with the CareVan to expand access to care. With this community collaboration, the CareVan was able to provide more than 1,300 flu immunizations in 2014.
CHRISTUS Spohn CareVan – Women’s Services
The CareVan travels throughout South Texas and the Coastal Bend, providing free women’s services and prenatal care to uninsured women. Women who are receiving prenatal care will be referred to a physician or clinic in their seventh month of pregnancy for continuing care. This unique vehicle takes our Mission of Healing and Message of Wellness to the uninsured and underserved.
Services provided are: physical exams, pap smears, breast exams, sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, and prenatal care.
Locations of service are Mathis, Taft, Corpus Christi, Bishop and Aransas Pass.
In the past year, the Women’s Services clinical team has served more than 1,200 individuals.
To schedule an appointment for any location Monday through Thursday, call 361-877-3547.
CHRISTUS Spohn CareVan – Community Health
We take wellness on the road with the advanced mobile care facility. Our team provides education and free health screenings for early detection of heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes.
Services provided include wellness counseling, lipid panel with glucose, hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, biometrics and body mass index, seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccines, referrals to medical homes and community resources.
Locations of service are at rotating event sites in South Texas such as, shelters, schools, churches and fairs.
During the past year, the CareVan Community Health Team has served more than 2,000 people. No appointment is necessary for community health events.
To make a gift to Mobile Community Outreach on the CHRISTUS Spohn CareVan, click here.
For more information on First Friday and to give your donation, please click here.
The Dr. Edwin Ben Groner Nursing Excellence Fund has been established by his family and The John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation to honor the memory of this beloved physician and champion the important role that nursing plays in the healing process for patients. The fund will help ensure the continued delivery of outstanding medical care by providing opportunities for nurses to access specialized education and professional development.
To donate to this fund, please click here.
We are prepared to support each woman’s health care needs at any stage of life. Thanks to philanthropic support from our community, we are able to offer the most advanced, comprehensive, and personalized care available to mothers and their newborns.
To help support the Mother-Baby and Women’s Services Project, please click here.
The Sister Margaret Mannion Helping Hands Fund offers emergency aid for CHRISTUS Spohn Associates who have an unexpected financial need or crisis. It is our obligation and ministry to take care of our Associates when in dire circumstances; we are able to do this abundantly, with exceptional gifts from generous donors.
Click here to make your donation to the Sister Margaret Mannion Helping Hands Fund.