Six years ago, Fabiana McCranie, a nurse in Florida, learned her father was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. Her story of hope was originally shared back in 2015. As an only child, she was thrust into the role of caregiver. Between taking care of her father in his deteriorating condition, work, and keeping her…

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Dianna Lebron has been a major advocate of the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund in the five years since her family received help. Her story was originally shared in 2016. “I tell people they should give, even if it’s just $1,” said Dianna, a Patient Care Tech in Florida. “I want them to know just how…

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Four years ago, when Tishonia Sims’ landlord sold the house she was renting and gave her less than 30 days to move, she feared she and her young daughter would become homeless. “We all know that to relocate takes two important things – time and money – and I had neither,” said Tishonia, a Discrepancy…

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Chris Bondie, a Tennessee RN, found his family in need of help after Grayson, his five-year-old daughter, was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis, a neuromuscular disease that affects the voluntary muscles of the body. Since her diagnosis, she had a multitude of admissions to the hospital, specialist visits, expensive medications and surgeries. The unexpected financial strain quickly added up. By the time she was…

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As a medical technologist with 36 years of experience, Dan Starck understood too well how serious his 29-year-old son Justin’s cancer diagnosis was. “It was incurable from day one,” Dan said. The initial diagnosis gave him just two years. From the time he was diagnosed, Justin and his family fought back with chemotherapy and multiple…

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Hurricane Katrina nearly took away everything that mattered to Lillie McClain, a patient care technician in Louisiana. The storm toppled three large trees onto Lillie’s home, demolishing it. Her two older girls, Kayla and Jada, were covered with glass, but unhurt. Courtney, then just 16months old, was gasping for breath. “I knew time was limited,”…

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Meet the Mitchell family. Becky, an office manager based in Texas, recently received Hope Fund assistance, and sent in this touching note about the difference it made in her family’s life. We wanted to share it with all of you. Thank you for supporting our HCA Healthcare colleagues like Becky through your support of the…

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