Our Impact

Since 1966, more than $495M in generous gifts to the Seton Foundations have transformed care in Central Texas. These gifts have allowed Seton to be the first to provide a neonatal intensive care unit, heart transplants, Level 1 trauma care, and a world-class pediatric medical center in our community, changing the lives of central Texans and the hundreds moving here each day.

Over the past decade, Seton has provided over $2 billion in charity care to those who are poor and vulnerable in Central Texas. Last year, Seton Ascension Texas provided nearly $250 million in charity care for persons living in poverty and over $480 million in community benefit programs, as defined by the State of Texas.

Our Stories

A Heart Care Story – Kristen

Two heart attacks, one heart transplant, and eleven heart surgeries later. On Christmas Eve, just days after delivering her fourth child, Kristen Patton felt a horrible pain in her jaw. Her husband, Steve, called 9-1-1 immediately. She crashed three times before...

A Mother Baby Story – Teddy

Born too soon, but surrounded by love. Maggie Boyd’s pregnancy with her first child, Teddy, started out perfect, the kind most expectant mothers dream of. However, at 32 weeks it became apparent something was wrong with her unborn son. Her OBGYN noticed Teddy’s heart...

Pam’s Breast Cancer Story

The phone call no one wants to get. It started with a lump. Then tests. Then a biopsy. Then the phone call—the phone call that changed everything. Pam was just 45 years old when she received her stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis—a diagnosis that came out of nowhere. She...

Rooster Teeth Day at Dell Children’s

Rooster Teeth Productions had an epic day at Dell Children’s Medical Center.  This special day was spent with seven members of the Rooster Teeth leadership team including, Matt Hullum, Anna Hullum, Patrick Salazar, Michael Lindblad, Chelsea Atkinson, Blaine Gibson,...

Opening the Ascension Seton Health Center Buda

Ascension Seton is set to host a grand opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a new health center in Buda. The Ascension Seton Health Center Buda will offer comprehensive, multispecialty patient care close to home in Hays County. Join us to celebrate...

Finding Support at the Grace Grego Maxwell Mental Health Unit

On the surface, Wendy’s daughter Shelby is your picture perfect teenager. Beautiful, smart, a great student and very close with her mother. Shelby is in fact a very self aware teenager who had the courage to speak up to her mom when she wasn’t feeling herself. Just...

Blake Andrew Owen Endowment for Mental Health

Blake Andrew Owen Endowment for Mental HealthI never dreamed that mental illness would touch my beautiful family of 5 healthy children.  I had always prayed that God would help me and their Dad to raise them to adulthood in one piece with all limbs attached.  Never...

Kathryn Walker’s Legacy

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in any hospital is a very special place that runs on the passion and dedication of exceptional people. NICU nurses care for the tiniest, most vulnerable patients and their families at what, for many, is the most trying time of...

Ascension Seton

In 1902, a group of Austin citizens asked the Daughters of Charity to build a hospital to serve the local community. Since then, Seton has lived a long and rich history in Central Texas, filled with many firsts: The first regional neonatal center in Central Texas for...

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