Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands receives $100,000 gift from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP


HOUSTON - (July 23, 2014) - Texas Children's Hospital is pleased to announce a $100,000 gift from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP to Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands. The generous donation will be paid over a five-year term at $20,000 per year and will be used to help fund capital expenses. For more information about Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, visit texaschildrens.org/thewoodlands.

"We are thrilled to accept this gift, the largest corporate contribution to date, from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP," said Laura Shuford, vice president of development at Texas Children's Hospital. "Our patients and families will benefit greatly from its immense generosity as we continue to expand Texas Children's high-quality care in the community."

Slated to open in 2017, the 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is being designed specifically to serve children and families. Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands will offer inpatient and outpatient specialty pediatric care in areas including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation.

Hospital facilities will include 24 emergency center rooms, 74 outpatient rooms, five radiology rooms, four operating rooms and 30 acute care beds at opening with plans of up to 200 additional beds. In addition to serving families throughout The Woodlands, Texas Children's anticipates serving families in counties throughout Greater North Houston including Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties.

"Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is committed to establishing meaningful relationships and contributing to worthy causes in our communities," said Pete Cella, president and CEO of Chevron Phillips. "Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands will be an integral part of the community we call home and Chevron Phillips Chemical is proud to provide support to help build the hospital where miracles will happen every day. We hope that our corporate friends in The Woodlands and beyond join the philanthropic effort which elevates the quality of life here for our employees, their families, and the overall community."

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, headquartered in The Woodlands, is one of the world's top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, plastic piping and polymer resins. More information on Chevron Phillips is available at www.cpchem.com.

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.