UT MD Anderson, Texas Children’s, Memorial Hermann, CHI St. Lukes, Houston Methodist hospitals.
Friday Harbour takes referrals directly from hospital social workers and provide up to three nights of local hotel nights based on availability.
Imagine, a 4 year old little boy who’s eyes light up at the sight of a fire truck. A handsome little fella with green floating on each arm and across his chest, as he fearlessly takes to the swimming pool on a warm spring day. A little guy who has a mothers love so deepRead More
April 16, 2016 Blessings come in many forms. Many of us just finished performing one of the most stressful national responsibilities of the year…paying taxes to the government. Many others find themselves inundated with tv, radio and internet messaging focused on the few that are literally fighting their way to that house at 1600 PennsylvaniaRead More
Cancer incidence to double in young patients by 2030? According to a February 2015 article in HemOnc today magazine, the Colorectal cancer incidence in young patients is expected to double by 2030. Reserearcher, George J. Chang, MD, MS (UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center), describes this as an important moment in cancer prevention. The article reportsRead More
I think Friday Harbour will have a very large impact on furthering the mission of MD Anderson.( Maria Cabanillas, MD and Assistant Professor )
In talking to Friday Harbour guests I know that a lot of them are under a lot of pressure and stress both financially and just the fact that they have a loved one here going to the hospital. I think it really makes them feel better to know that a little bit of that burden has been lifted off them.( Tom Mathews, General Manager )
Friday Harbour will leave a huge stamp on MD Anderson in providing free housing to patients."( Amanda Harris- Assistant Director Development )
Because we can't help everybody, we have to go based on this criteria and there are gaps in that. So what's really beneficial is when an organization like Friday Harbour comes to us and offers to fill those gaps that we can't provide. That's an excellent gift for our patients."( Wendy Evans- Program Manger )