If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the course of the past year is this, there’s one thing that doesn’t discriminate and that’s the Big “C”, Cancer. Young, old, male, female, it doesn’t matter. It affects everyone we know. To say Cancer is life-changing would be an understatement. For those of us who are dealing… Read More


When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was confused and devastated. I remember visiting the library, pulling books about breast cancer off the shelf while thinking “I can’t believe I’m checking these books out…for me.” But those books were important – they helped me to know what was happening to me and what to… Read More


These cool, decorative rocks are hand painted by breast cancer survivor Beth Hayes Wright. She has volunteered her time and talents to put together these fantastic creations and is taking orders at no cost!!  And the best part is that for every rock ordered an anonymous donor will donate $10 to ThriveWell! While the rocks… Read More


ThriveWell Cancer Foundation received a grant from the COVID-19 Response Fund, a community fund jointly managed by the San Antonio Area Foundation and the United Way of San Antonio. The fund is comprised of nearly 30 caring businesses, donor advised funds, philanthropic foundations, and government entities including: San Antonio Area Foundation Baptist Health Foundation of… Read More


My Story Jo Ann Perez I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer the day after my 62nd birthday on January 13th, 2020. I drove 150 miles from Del Rio to San Antonio for a doctor’s appointment thinking I either had some kidney stones or gull stones (I tend to develop gall stones without a gallbladder) as… Read More


ThriveWell Cancer Foundation is deeply disappointed to announce that our 2020 Annual Luncheon planned for April 3rd has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. We are so very grateful for the work of our event co-chairs, Maggie & Gordon Hartman and our keynote speaker, Stacey Carter, for their involvement and continued support of the… Read More


As the COVID-19 situation evolves and concerns for community outbreaks increase, we have decided to proactively suspend all Diva&Dude classes prior to any cases of community exposure. This cancelation includes all Exercise, Nutrition and Artful Healing classes. ThriveWell staff and board are actively monitoring the viral conditions in San Antonio and will notify everyone when… Read More


We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The safety of patients, program participants, volunteers, & employees is our top priority. We will provide updates as the situation evolves.   More information on coronavirus.… Read More


ThriveWell’s Annual Luncheon is happening on April 3, 2020. Learn More and get your tickets or sponsorships today. We’re looking forward to seeing you at the luncheon!   Special Thanks to Our 2020 Sponsors!!!… Read More


Born and raised in San Antonio Mary Velasquez Jimenez, Board Member, ThriveWell Cancer Foundation, lived in Germany for three years while growing up. Mary is the Regional Program Manager for Genentech BioOncology and has also worked for Caremark, Dentsply and Estee Lauder. She says Genentech has provided her with opportunities to serve on a variety of… Read More