Continuing its commitment to helping Knapp Medical Center provide quality healthcare to the communities of the Mid-Valley, the Foundation for Knapp Medical Center has recently pledged more than $70,000 in grants for a number of projects and equipment upgrades at Knapp. The Foundation pledged $43,604 to help replace Knapp’s existing endoscopic video equipment with state-of-the-art, [...]
Dr. Elizabeth and Dr. Gopal Krishnan have donated a bench for the Knapp Medical Center Center Foundation Memory Garden in honor of Polly Lovell, Knapp volunteer and past Auxiliary president. To remember someone or an event with an engraved paver or bench, contact Executive Director Helen Wheir at 956-969-5240 or go to donate online.
At this time of giving thanks for our blessings, The Foundation for Knapp Medical Center wishes to recognize those who have supported us this past year. Gifts of cash, securities, and real property are always welcomed and well-used in our mission to provide resources for Knapp Medical Center. The Foundation for Knapp Medical Center wishes [...]
This year’s Harvest Night was a huge success. Thank you to all of the sponsors, donors, volunteers and attendees that made the event a success. Visit the Harvest Night section of the site to see photos and video from the event.
Congratulations to the following winners of the 2011 Bras Ending Breast Cancer Bra Decoration Contest: Best in Show, Most Creative, Prettiest Entry, Best Cancer Awareness Message, and Best Knapp Dept. Entry — The Wound Center at Knapp — “Lola the Peacock Show Girl” Best in Show First Runner Up — Weslaco High School Lady Panthers [...]
Ms. Helen Kelly Wheir has accepted the position of Executive Director of The Foundation for Knapp Medical Center. She comes to the Foundation with over thirty years management and development experience as a philanthropy and public affairs executive. She has successfully managed seven separate foundation/development operations as chief executive. Ms. Wheir has previously held positions [...]
Heart to Heart Harvest Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 at the Knapp Conference Center in Weslaco. This 29th Harvest Night offers four auctions, music, dinner-by-the-bite and refreshments. This gala auction is the Knapp Medical Center Foundation’s major fundraising special event. For more information or to become a sponsor or [...]
This year the Knapp Medical Center Foundation Board granted $721,848 to Knapp Medical Center. The majority of the grant went to the following items: New monitoring equipment in the Intensive Care Unit for each of the 16 individual patient rooms and a central station at a cost of $400,000 Six vital signs monitors for the [...]