Our Grant Leader Spotlight for October is Gary Briggs, Vice President of Human Resources at TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville.  Gary has been with HCA 12 years and has been an important part of the Hope Fund since our inception.  Gary is an advocate for the employees of Southern Hills, ensures his availability…

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  Thank you to everyone participating in our social media excitement, we are enjoying every picture posted to Facebook and Twitter! Check back here each day to see if you are one of our lucky Hope Fund Week winners!     Friday (Sept. 18th) Winners: Apple Watch: Jon Thurman, Orange Park Shared Services $50 Visa Gift Card: Teri…

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When Danielle Austin’s son, Abbott, was born in 2010, she and her family were overjoyed. When they discovered that he had bilateral, profound deafness, they looked at all the options and chose cochlear implants for him so that he would have the best chance for normal hearing. (He remains the youngest child in Florida ever…

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When Joshua Schade took a job closer to home, it was good news to wife Jennifer and their five sons. He’d be on the road less, and even though the freight he was hauling was dangerous, he wasn’t too worried. “He hauled sulphuric acid, which is pretty nasty stuff, but he wore full protective gear…

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When everything you own literally goes up in flames, what do you do first? That’s a question most people never have to answer, but in the early morning hours of May 18, 2015, Troilyn McKenzie, her husband and their three children found themselves making that decision. “A piece of my husband’s computer equipment sparked from…

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When someone starts off their story with “things were going really well,” you know a bone-jarring conclusion is coming. Literally, in Kari Pierce’s case. “I had gone dancing with friends and when I was walking to my car I was going down some stairs,” says Kari, a Unit Secretary at Timpanogos Regional Medical Center in…

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Anna Mundy, HR Generalist for Parallon Shared Services has been with the company for 4 years and many of those years held the role of Grant Leader for the Shared Services line.   Anna is responsive, helpful and a true asset to employees applying to the Hope Fund.  Anna says “I enjoy the fact that…

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“Words cannot adequately express how grateful we are to the HCA Hope Fund for being a beacon of hope and provision during the more challenging times of life,” says Brittney Murray, registered nurse at Capital Regional Medical Center.  With the impending arrival of her  first child, the last worry her family wanted to have were financial burdens.   However,…

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