In the News

About the Foundation

The Foundation is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization that supports seniors and their caregivers in our community.

Awarded Grants

In the past two years, the WellMed Charitable Foundation has contributed over $3 million to the community.

Dedicated to giving back to the community.

WellMed Gives Back - $208,000 To Charities With Ghostbusters! June 2014
Austin senior advocacy group gives philanthropy award to WCF (English) February 2014
Austin senior advocacy group gives philanthropy award to WCF (Spanish) February 2014
Carol Zernial Named NCOA Chair-elect February 2014
Carol Zernial Named NCOA Chair-elect(Spanish) February 2014
Festival offers help for Caregivers November 2013
Warning signs of osteoporosis November 2013
Stress Busting Program Introduced at Edinburg Nursing Center September 2013
Free classes empower family caregivers September 2013
WCF Distributes Nearly $124,000 to 23 Charities July 2013
WCF Distributes Nearly $124,000 to 23 Charities (Spanish) July 2013
Video: Grandparents get schooled on safe sex at senior center February 2013
Don't Ignore Your Own Needs As A Caregiver February 2013
Foundation Taking Stress Busters Program Nationwide January 2013
Salud a la longevidad (Healthy aging) January 2013
Financial concerns for aging parents January 2013
Texas receives major grant to fight elder abuse (Spanish) December 2012
VIDEO: Exercise, Expectations Are Keys To Avoiding Holiday Blues December 2012
Almost $1 Million Going To Stop Elder Abuse December 2012
Federal Grant Combats Elder Abuse In Texas December 2012
Elder Abuse Gets A Boost Of Prevention December 2012
$900K Grant Will Train WellMed Staff To Help Prevent Elder Abuse December 2012
Online Registration Available For 2nd annual Caregiver SOS Symposium Nov 16 in Weslaco November 2012
34 Non-profits Receive Nearly $150,000 Through WellMed Employee Fundraiser April 2012
Caregiver Teleconnection launches in Amarillo March 2012
Senior Transportation Service Starts On Southwest Side February 2012
Help for stressed out caregivers in the Valley January 2012
Seniors get dancing to doo-wop sound January 2012
Program helps caregivers handle stress December 2011
Caregiver Teleconnection Helps Those Helping Others December 2011
Video: SOS Caregiver Discussion on San Antonio Living November 2011
Video: Celebrating Grandparent's Day November 2011
Caregiver SOS sponsoring Alzheimer's Summit in Valley November 2011
Free Alzheimer's summit to focus on stress management for caregivers November 2011
WellMed launches new radio show as a resource for caregivers November 2011
New free service launched for Coastal Bend caregivers November 2011
Free Alzheimer's Summit Nov. 18 in Weslaco November 2011
Caregiver Conference on Tap October 2011
WCF presents 'Caregiver SOS: On Air' radio show on KLUP October 2011
Foundation, Children's Museum Team Up Again For Grandparents Day September 2011
Grant Funds Diabetes Classes for Older Adults Across San Antonio July 2011
Caregiver SOS By WellMed Offers New Services For Valley Caregivers July 2011
San Antonio Opens Newest Senior Center July 2011
Alicia Treviño López One Stop Center Grand Opening (District 6) July 2011
WellMed Clinics Accepting Box Fan Donations For Project Cool June 2011
WellMed's Caregiver SOS Offers Variety of Resources May 2011
Leeza's Place Closing at Bob Ross Senior Center May 2011
WellMed Recognized As Fit-Friendly Company May 2011
Nonprofit offering free help for home caregiver May 2011
Caregiver SOS Expands Support Group in Edinburg, TX May 2011
WellMed Foundation, Leeza's Place End Partnership in San Antonio April 2011
Leeza's Place Exits; WellMed Launches Caregiver SOS In San Antonio April 2011
WellMed Foundation, Leeza's Place End Partnership January 2011
AAFP Study Sees Success In WellMed Clinics As ACO January 2011
Foundation gift helps Bexar County seniors December 2010
Rapier Charitable Trust, WellMed Sponsor "Holiday Helpers" December 2010
Leeza Gibbons to Lead Caregiver Telesession November 2010
2010 Top Workplaces October 2010
Grants For Solar Water Heaters October 2010
Slow Start to Solar Program October 2010
LP Garrett Center Adopts WellMed Program October 2010
Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Recognizes WCF October 2010
WellMed Foundation Developing New Stress Buster Tools For Caregivers October 2010
WellMed Charitable Foundation Receives National Recognition October 2010
WellMed Takes Piece of $500K Grant October 2010
WCF Receives Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Award October 2010
Birthday Arrives Early for Million Mile Rider October 2010
WellMed VP Named To National Council on Aging Board October 2010
Grandparents Day 2010 September 2010
Free SA Children's Museum admission for grandparents, grandkids September 2010
WellMed Wayback September 2010
WellMed Physician Kicks Off Box Fan Drive For Seniors August 2010
Rapier Trust, WellMed Charitable Foundation Earn Going Green Leadership Awards August 2010
Caregiver Teleconferences Now Offered In Spanish August 2010
AACOG Announces Award Winners July 2010
WCF Named 2010 Corporate Citizen July 2010
WellMed Recognized by Council of Governments July 2010
San Antonio Business Journal Alamo Caregiver Teleconnection July 2010
WCF Named Corporate Citizen of the Year July 2010
Seniors Enjoy a FANtastic Summer This Year June 2010
WCF -Telearning Service for Caregivers launches in San Antonio June 2010
WCF - City Year Volunteer Wins National Award June 2010
Win 2 Porsches At WCF Golf Classic June 14 June 2010
WellMed - WCF Donates $10K to Project Cool 2010 June 2010
New Telephone Services Offers Caregivers One-stop Support System May 2010
WCF Golf Classic June 14 at TPC San Antonio April 2010
$1 Million Grant to Boost S.A. Solar April 2010
San Antonio to Get Energy-Saving Support April 2010
Solar San Antonio April 2010
Win Ford Hybrid Car at Earth Day April 2010
WellMed Charitable Foundation Donates $100,000 to 20 SA Charities April 2010
$100,000 From WellMed Employees Distributed to 20 SA Charities April 2010
Dr. George Rapier Cares About You November 2009
Rapiers Donate $300K to SAMMinistries October 2009
Results show South San students beating diabetes risk October 2009
WellMed Presents Grandparents Day At the Children's Museum September 2009
Video: Elvira Cisneros Senior Center:  KABB  |  KENS  |  KSAT  |  Univision  |  WOAI June 2009
Video: Disease Management Program June 2009
WellMed Charitable Foundation Titanium Sponsor for Alamo Service Connection June 2009
WellMed Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000 To 'Project Cool' June 2009
New Senior Community Center Opens March 2009
mySA.com Slideshow - Elvira Cisneros Senior Community Center By WellMed March 2009
WellMed To Deliver Free Flu Shots For Seniors In Five Counties September 2008
Caregiver Leeza Gibbons To Help Dedicate Leeza's Place at WellMed October 2007
Leeza's Place at WellMed opens in San Antonio October 2007