Periwinkle Foundation

Six Houston-area bars offer special “Periwinkle cocktail” with $1 going to The Periwinkle Foundation in support of Iron Bartender competition/fundraiser

In support of The Periwinkle Foundation’s upcoming “Iron Bartender” competition and fundraiser on Sept. 29 at Gatlin’s BBQ, six Houston-area bars/restaurants will offer a signature “Periwinkle cocktail” to patrons during the month of September, with $1 going Periwinkle for every cocktail sold. The bartenders at each of these establishments is a competitor in the competition and created their cocktails especially for the event. Iron Bartender, Houston’s premier bartender competition, was last held in 2019 and […]

The Periwinkle Foundation Hosts Second Annual Making A Mark® Artapalooza 

Patients at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center participate in a fun week of creativity Texas Children’s Hospital Cancer and Hematology Center patients will spend the week exploring their creative side during The Periwinkle Foundation’s Making A Mark® Artapalooza, presented by Northwestern Mutual. Artapalooza aims to introduce families to The Periwinkle Foundation by engaging children in a creative art experience whether they are in the in the hospital or at home. Children will have the opportunity to explore […]

September is Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. For children, young adults, and families navigating through cancer treatments or other life-threatening illnesses such as Sickle Cell Disease, the past 18 months have presented entirely new challenges during an already difficult time. With feelings of fear, anxiety, and social isolation at an all-time high among patients and families, The Periwinkle Foundation’s work, and the work of similar organizations, has become that much more meaningful. The […]