Learning on the fly helped Mays build a super-sized legacy. An astute understanding of business models and timing enabled him to amass a fortune.
The funding will be used to establish up to 10 board leadership positions, invest in new drug discovery, and support education and training.
The Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio's Mays Family Clubhouse will open on the City's near-Westside in the fall of 2016.
The University of Texas Health Science Center's Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC) received a surprise 40th birthday gift during its reunion dinner Wednesday night when family representatives of the Mays Family Foundation presented a $5 million check to CTRC representatives.