With Grateful Hearts

The members of TRIO Central Chapter are delighted to announce the receipt of a very generous grant given by the Order of St. Lazarus. This ancient chivalric order had its origins in Jerusalem during the Second Crusade and was chiefly involved in providing health care for lepers. The Order’s philanthropic activities today have extended to […]

Building Is Started!!

The members of TRIO Central Texas are so excited to actually be starting the building of Amy’s House. The house will be located at 2114 S. 15th St. behind Scott and White. We will post pictures as the house goes up, and we hope to have it finished by December or January. We are so […]

An Important Step

We are thrilled to announce that “Amy’s House” will have 8 bedrooms rather than 4. Below you can see our proposed front elevation and floorplan. We invite anyone, especially those who have benefitted from a transplant or wishing to honor loved ones who have been donors, to help us furnish and maintain “Amy’s House.”

TRIO meets a goal

In May 2015, TRIO received a grant from a foundation that focuses on patient-centered transplant programs.  That grant, and money from generous donors, allowed TRIO Central Texas to finalize the purchase of the RV in June.  The trailer accommodates up to four people.  With a ground lease from Scott & White Medical Center, TRIO was able to move the trailer to a space […]

Road Trip to Nora’s Home

One of our first actions after the chapter was formed was to define goals for the group.  Aside from promoting donor awareness, we learned that there was a real need for temporary housing for patients and their caregivers who are awaiting a transplant or who must be near the hospital for an extended amount of time […]