“When life happens, you don’t have time to think; you just have to do.” When her father was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer that had already metastasized to the liver and brain  during the summer of 2014, that’s where Fabiana McCranie found herself. An only child, she was thrust into  the role of caregiver…

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“This is My Story” We lost everything in a fire.  The only things salvageable were a bed, the pajamas we were wearing and Gabriel’s crib. With money from the Hope Fund, we were able to make a deposit on a new apartment. Maybe you can’t give a lot. Just give what you can – because…

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Social worker Michelle Price will never forget where she was on May 19, 2013. She and her family had retreated to their storm cellar as a tornado was in sight of their neighborhood. She remembers the feeling. “You can actually feel your ears popping, like in an airplane, only more intense.” The tornado lasted just…

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A cancer diagnosis, unfortunately, is nothing new to Sandy Carlson. She has a rare form, thymoma cancer, which causes tumors to form on the outside of her thymus, in the chest area. Her most recent diagnosis required the removal of several tumors on her heart, lung and stomach, and she turned to the Hope Fund…

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Christen Isabell really enjoys watching her children play sports, but in April 2013 she experienced a parent’s worst nightmare from the sidelines. “My son, Brennan, was playing baseball for his high school and collided with another player,” recalls Christen, a Parallon Clerical Specialist for Physician Services in Mt. Pleasant, TN. “His cleat was stuck in…

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Take a minute and see how the Hope Fund impacts employees across HCA.  If every employee not currently giving gave a dollar per pay period, we could double the number of families helped.  

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