Elizabeth Smart puts spotlight on child abuse, survival

Elizabeth Smart was the keynote speaker at this year’s Texans Fostering Community Enrichment Conference, a collaboration between Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center and several community organizations. At the conference, Elizabeth spoke to foster parents, social workers, case managers, healthcare providers, child protective services and law enforcement. During her speech, she shared her … Continue reading Elizabeth Smart puts spotlight on child abuse, survival

Meet Lorenzo, the new facility dog at McLane Children’s

A new four-legged friend now walks the halls and the campus of Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center — Lorenzo, the hospital’s new facility dog. Lorenzo, a two-year-old Labrador Retriever mix, is the first Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) highly trained assistance dog to serve in a Texas-based children’s hospital. After extensive training and … Continue reading Meet Lorenzo, the new facility dog at McLane Children’s

For Luke Edmunds’ Star Wars wish, the force is strong

Compassionate care, it’s a term you often hear, but what does it really look like? It comes in many forms and through acts of random kindness. It takes an individual or individuals being conscious of others’ suffering or misfortune, but instead of just watching, you want to do something. Imagine being stuck in a hospital … Continue reading For Luke Edmunds’ Star Wars wish, the force is strong

Get out the vote; help land $250,000 grant for Children’s Hospital

You can help the Children’s Hospital at Scott & White raise $250,000 through the Pepsi Refresh Project. It is very easy, and a way to help raise a lot of money to provide special equipment for a new pediatric operating room in the new pediatric hospital. Voting is easy and you can even use your … Continue reading Get out the vote; help land $250,000 grant for Children’s Hospital