Posts by Leigh Clark
A Message of Thanks From Someone Helped by our donors
Each month as donors give to the Hope Fund their generosity is changing lives! Hope Fund recipient Chris Bondie from TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee found his family in need of help after Grayson, his seven-year-old daughter, was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis. Since her diagnosis, she has had a multitude of admissions to the hospital, specialist visits, expensive medications and surgeries. Even minor…Read More
When Life Changes in the Blink of an Eye
Dec. 14, 2015, started as any other day in the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center’s emergency department. Eric Heaton, a paramedic, was at a desk in the department’s lobby where patients are checked in when he heard a noise, a scream … and then “the next thing I know, I’m riding on the front of…Read More
Grant Leader Spotlight: Courtney Hunter
The Hope Fund has critical business partners throughout our company, who help fundraise, provide information to employees and assist employees through the application process. Courtney Hunter, Senior HR Business Partner at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center provides amazing support to the employees of North Austin as the facility Grant Leader. “The ability to connect…Read More
Day and night duty
Every parent worries that his or her child could become suddenly, seriously ill. That nightmare came true for Dianna Lebron when her 13-year-old son Felix went to the emergency room and wound up having emergency surgery for a bowel obstruction. “He had his bowel resected, but then he began having problems a few days after and…Read More
HCA caregivers, support staff and volunteers are all champions of quality care!
HCA caregivers, support staff and volunteers are all champions of quality care! Our donors make it possible for the Hope Fund to respond to employees in need and we wouldn’t be here without them – thank you! #HCAHasHeart #HospitalWeek #HCAHopeFundRead More
Nurses are at the heart of HCA and make miracles happy every day!
Nurses are at the heart of HCA and make miracles happy every day! Nurses also know how to care for patients before, during and after hospitalizations, but when a critical member of our care team is hit by an event beyond their control – the Hope Fund is able to step in. 1 in 4…Read More
The Hope Fund helps get you back on your feet
Employees like Almetra and thousands of other unsung heroes want the best for our patients! The Hope Fund helps get them back on their feet so they can continue to make a difference in our hospitals! #HCAHasHeart #HospitalWeek #HCAHopeFundRead More
Hope Fund donors provide hope!
Over 28,000 HCA employees donate to the Hope Fund because they care. They care for one another and caring for one another is an extension of the HCA mission. Thanks Donors! #HCAHasHeart #HospitalWeek #HCAHopeFundRead More
The Hope Fund – Caring for HCA Employees, so they can care for our Patients
The Hope Fund responds to HCA employees in need, so they can care for our patients. Our donors provide help in many situations including employees battling cancer, those affected by massive flooding or even after an unexpected death in the family to alleviate financial burdens and allow HCA employees to put patients first. #HCAHasHeart #HospitalWeek #HCAHopeFund…Read More
Mother can focus on family thanks to Hope Fund support
When emergency-room nurse Melissa Hirn went into preterm labor during a shift, she knew what to do, and that help was nearby. How she’d keep her growing family supported during a necessary hospitalization wasn’t so clear. “I began having contractions on the way in from the parking lot, so I went upstairs to get checked…Read More