About Periwinkle

The Periwinkle Effect: Doctors and medical personnel at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center report that The Periwinkle Foundation’s programs are life-altering and directly impact how well patients battle their illnesses. Wherever patients and family members find themselves in dealing with a life-threatening diagnosis, The Periwinkle Foundation is there to be a community of healing.

Did you know? The name Periwinkle comes from the perennial Vinca minor, a plant used to make vincristine, a chemotherapy agent.


Since 1983.


A community of healing.


Dedicated leaders.


Meet the team.