Robert and Janice McNair to serve as Honorary Chairs of Promise: The Campaign for Texas Children’s Hospital


Fundraising effort will ensure highest quality care for children

HOUSTON – (March 8, 2016) – Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce Robert and Janice McNair as honorary chairs of Promise: The Campaign for Texas Children’s Hospital. The comprehensive $475 million fundraising effort will help ensure the future of Texas Children’s as the leading pediatric and women’s health care provider for greater Houston, the state of Texas and beyond. To learn more about the Promise Campaign, visit texaschildrens.org/promise.

“Bob and Janice McNair are highly respected leaders in the Houston community and faithful, longtime donors and friends of Texas Children’s Hospital,” said Mark A. Wallace, president and CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital. “Their support as honorary chairs of the Promise Campaign will be invaluable in helping us achieve our goal and ultimately fulfill our promise of providing specialized care to every child who comes to Texas Children’s for help.”

The Promise Campaign focuses on several initiatives including improving facilities for critical, surgical and emergency care services at the hospital’s main campus in the Texas Medical Center, as well as the construction of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a 548,000-square-foot dedicated pediatric hospital, which will care for children in communities north of Houston.

“Serving as honorary chairs of the Promise Campaign is a wonderful way for us to help ensure that every child in our community has the highest quality care and the best possible chance to live a long, fulfilling life,” said Robert McNair.

The goal of the fundraising endeavor is to help ensure Texas Children’s has the infrastructure in place to meet the needs of the patients it serves five, 10 and even 20 years from now.

“Any visionary can take on a bold endeavor,” said Michael C. Linn, Promise Campaign chair. “Successfully completing one of this magnitude requires a team with extraordinary leaders like Bob and Janice McNair, who embrace the vision, give their all to fulfill it and inspire others to do the same.”  

Texas Children’s is committed to providing the very best care to all children who come to the hospital for help. It is essential to give the right care, at the right time, in the right place—and to do so, it is essential that Texas Children’s continue to grow. 

For more information about the Promise Campaign, watch this video.


About Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation, Texas Children’s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital planned to open in 2017. The organization also created the nation’s first HMO for children, has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that’s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.