My name is Dan Shockley I’m 58 years of age and reside in Spring Branch, Texas. I’m retired Navy, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and a 7-year hereditary colon cancer warrior. I was introduced to the ThriveWell Cancer Foundation by Erin Ercoline, Executive Director, while at the Colon Cancer… Read More


At this year’s ThriveWell Annual Luncheon, honoring service members and veterans, we were thrilled to introduce Heather Hancock, MD, Major, United States Air Force, Trauma Surgeon, Cancer Survivor and ThriveWell Diva as our featured speaker. Heather has over 20 years of active duty experience in the United States Air Force. While she specializes in trauma surgery… Read More


We are excited to announce that the Diva and Dude program has expanded to include a 6th location! We now offer classes on the Southside at the Harvey E. Najim YMCA located at 3122 Roosevelt Ave. 78214 (right next to the Mission Library). Classes are already in full swing! Check out the schedule:  Najim YMCA Diva and Dude… Read More


This year ThriveWell Cancer Foundation honored retired and active military personnel at their annual luncheon on Friday, April 12, at The Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas. ThriveWell’s mission, programs and stories of local military service members and veterans who have directly benefitted from ThriveWell’s assistance were highlighted. The program… Read More


At this year’s ThriveWell Cancer Foundation fundraiser we honored our retired and active duty military heroes. Our featured speaker was Heather Hancock, MD, Major, United States Air Force, Trauma Surgeon, Cancer Survivor and a ThriveWell Diva. The luncheon included an incredible program highlighting ThriveWell’s mission and programs featuring stories of local military service members and… Read More


The Alamo to Port Aransas Walk was conceived to bring public awareness on the health benefits of walking and to raise funds for the Thrivewell Cancer Foundation*, a leading Foundation dedicated to finding a cure for cancer by funding research, providing patient support and offering programs to improve the quality of life for patients and… Read More


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