Our stories

At HCA Healthcare, we take care of our own. Even in tough economic times, we support our HCA Healthcare family members through the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund. To date, we’ve helped over 42,000 HCA Healthcare families in need. And the need is as great as ever. Take a minute to explore some of our latest videos and stories.

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Judith’s Colleagues Gave Her Hope During Her High-Risk Pregnancy

Judith McDonald, a labor and delivery nurse in Houston, Texas, knew her pregnancy would be high risk when she learned last April she was carrying twins. Still, she expected to work up until her 30th week. But she started to…

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Our blog stories

Every single dollar you give to the HCA Healthcare Hope Fund is going to another HCA Healthcare colleague in a time of need. It might be going to someone you know well or someone you’ve never met. These are some of those stories.

Anita Butruce – Hope Fund eases employee’s mind during recurring health problems

After Anita Butruce spent nine days in the hospital battling a spinal infection, she hoped that the…

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Sussana Howard – We Lost Everything

“This is My Story” We lost everything in a fire.  The only things salvageable were a bed,…

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Kim Durham – Cancer treatments took a toll on the family income

Kim Durham had always contributed to The Hope Fund but had never really understood how it could…

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Lora Gregory – Family trip ends with a long-term illness

When Lora Gregory went to Washington, D.C., in June 2014 for vacation, she had a great time….

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Michelle Price – A Path of Destruction is Turned to Hope

Social worker Michelle Price will never forget where she was on May 19, 2013. She and her…

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Sandy Meyer – A cancer diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis, unfortunately, is nothing new to Sandy Carlson. She has a rare form, thymoma cancer,…

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