Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation background:
The Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation is a charitable organization working to improve the health of the people of the Amarillo, Texas, region. The Foundation was established on January 2, 2013, with $40 million in proceeds from the sale of BSA Health System and The Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center. Additionally, initial funds came from assets of the BSA Foundation and The Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center.
To reduce the burden of cancer and to promote and serve the healthcare needs of residents living in Amarillo and surrounding communities.
While cancer is a key focus, the Foundation has a broad mission to improve the general healthcare of communities throughout the Amarillo region. Its work centers on the following two areas.
The Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation is a charitable community health organization with a strong emphasis on cancer care in addition to broader healthcare issues. Philanthropist Sybil Harrington had a vital interest in improving care for cancer patients in the Amarillo region, where her husband had earned their fortune in the early oil boom days. Mrs. Harrington’s generosity and deep interest provided the driving force for the establishment of The Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center.
Today the Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation works to further Mrs. Harrington’s vision through efforts such as these:
- Patient Assistance
- Survivorship Program
- Patient Supportive Care Programs
Focus: Community Health
The Harrington Cancer and Health Foundation seeks to improve the health and welfare of our community and surrounding area through programs that promote wellness and supportive care for patients and families. The Foundation accepts grant requests that will benefit the residents and communities of the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle. Click here for information on how to apply.
- Patient Support
- Support initiatives and programs that promote and/or disease prevention
- Access to quality healthcare
- Health education and literacy
Our Board of Directors:
Dr. Mike Lary
Dr. Rodney Young