Betsy Achilles is a survivor and thriver. As a longtime ThriveWell volunteer and active Diva in the Diva program her positive energy and effusive nature touch everyone she meets. Diagnosed with stage 2-breast cancer in 2007 it returned as stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in 2013. She tells us about her diagnosis, living with cancer,… Read More


The Big Give is South Central Texas’ 24-hour online day of online giving fueled by the power of generous donors, creative nonprofits, social media, collaboration, and you! The goal of the Big Give is to support our local nonprofits that are committed to making South Central Texas a great place to live, work, and play.… Read More


ThriveWell is lucky to have some fantastic board members, who give their free time to serve ThriveWell. One of them is Stacy Buck who you may remember as one of our speaker’s at last year’s luncheon. Married to Ryan Buck they are proud parents’ to three beautiful children Masie (16), Katie (12) and Gunner (10).… Read More


ThriveWell Cancer Foundation’s annual luncheon, honoring our retired and active military heroes, is happening on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the The Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209. This year’s luncheon chairs are Dr. Elizabeth Glazier and Dr. Michael Piesman. This year’s… Read More


ThriveWell Cancer Foundation is the proud recipient of a $75,000 Responsive Grant from the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio and a $75,000 matching donation from Kym Rapier. We cannot thank the Foundation and Kym Rapier enough, and are so very grateful for all that they do for our community. Thank you for making this… Read More


News Release   ThriveWell Cancer Foundation Receives $500,000 Surprise Donation San Antonio, TX- October 22,, 2018. It was a  night of fun and celebration at the resplendent Healing Hearts Gala benefitting ThriveWell Cancer Foundation. An event which was started by the late local television anchor, Karen Martinez KABB Fox News 29 San Antonio, with the mission of raising… Read More


Help support ThriveWell: Join us at the 1st Annual Hockey Fights Cancer on Saturday, Nov. 17th at 7 p.m. San Antonio’s own Rampage is partnering with ThriveWell to raise money for our programs. All of the proceeds raised from the jersey auction and ticket sales go directly to support our mission. By purchasing a ticket you’re… Read More


ThriveWell Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce the Title Sponsors of the Healing Hearts Gala on Saturday, October 13, 2018. We’d like to recognize and extend our gratitude to the Texas Liver Institute, San Antonio Business Journal and Sinclair Broadcast WOAI/KABB – Fox News 29. We are so very grateful to these organizations and friends… Read More


  History of Healing Hearts Gala While working as the main anchor at KABB FOX 29 News and juggling family life Karen Martinez was diagnosed with stage 3-breast cancer. Throughout this her vision was to establish the Healing Hearts Gala benefitting the ThriveWell Cancer Foundation – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. While undergoing chemotherapy and multiple surgeries, Karen… Read More