Texas Healthcare Advisory Council (THAC) is the premier non-profit healthcare organizationserving North Texas where healthcare professionals go for engaging education on emerginghealthcare topics, collaboration among colleagues, updates on healthcare legislation, anddedicated philanthropy to enhance our community.Each year, THAC selects four philanthropic partners from the region to highlight and raiseawareness among their members and throughout the community. THAC was thrilled to selectTeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation as its philanthropic partner this past quarter, Aprilthrough June of 2021.THAC invited TeamConnor to share more about the organization and its mission at its monthlymember meetings and enjoyed presentations from TeamConnor founder Joy Kruse andExecutive Director, Emily Allbright. A couple of Board Members, Christie Hutchinson andCarolyn Simons also happily served as a volunteer at the 16th Annual III Forks Golf Classicbenefitting TeamConnor this Spring. We ended our quarter with a celebratory Happy Hour witha Twist and a call to action for our members – Help TeamConnor fill Kidzbinz for Children’sHealth and Cooks Children’s Hospital! Our Happy Hour was a rousing success with more than150 toys, books, puzzles, and games being donated. In addition, we were able to raise andpresent TeamConnor with $2,600 in cash donations. Our members look forward to reunitingwith TeamConnor in September to help distribute the Kidzbinz.THAC is so glad to be in your circle of friends and to continue promoting and supporting yourinvaluable fundraising efforts on behalf of pediatric cancer research. Thank you, TeamConnor, for being a great partner
TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation was able to fund $200,000 in research grants to two researchers at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital because of the support and generosity of wonderful donors.
TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation is excited to fund the pediatric cancer research grant to Dr. Tara O’Donohue at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York for 2021.