Mission and History

Our Mission

Our mission is to inform Texans about liver health and liver disease, and to improve their quality of life and outcomes through education, advocacy, and partnership.

Our Vision

Liver patients and families in Texas have the support, information, and resources they need to heal and thrive.

Our programs are working to make this vision a reality for Texans.

Our Story

The Texas Liver Foundation was founded in 2020 by leading physicians in Texas to raise awareness about liver health and liver disease and to support patients and families living with liver disease.  Our founders have served on the local chapter board of the American Liver Foundation (ALF), which closed its local field offices in Texas in July 2020 as a result of COVID-19.  While ALF remains an important resource for information about the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease nationally, our founders saw an urgent need for on-the-ground community support here in Texas where fatty liver disease and cirrhosis are silent killers and where the rate of death from liver disease is among the highest in the country.  We incorporated on July 6, 2020 and are a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt nonprofit.