Ask any 13-year-old’s mother, and she will tell you that life is a whirlwind. That is certainly true for Amy Wilson-King and her son Caeden, but in early March 2016 an unexpected diagnosis added a lot of uncertainty and fear as well. “He’d been having some vague symptoms, like blurry vision and headaches, but he’d also […]
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 would up having emergency surgery for a bowel obstruction. “He had his bowel resected, but then he began having problems a few days after and […]
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 […]
May Stephens, a nurse in Texas since 2001, had spent her life helping others in their time of need. So she was concerned when she started feeling dizziness and fatigue while doing her daily rounds. “I would never miss a day of work and I’d never been sick before,” she says. “I couldn’t do any […]
Receiving help from the Hope Fund, allows colleagues to focus on their health and healing. Thank you for your support of the Hope Fund, on behalf of our many grateful recipients!
To our donors and colleagues who give so much to the Hope Fund, recipients like Jessica say “Thank You”. Your contribution makes a significant impact to those in need of financial assistance. Thank you for continuing to invest in the Hope Fund!
Below is a remarkable recipient story that shows the difference our donors are making. Lori lost her cancer battle March 3, 2016. Before she passed and still with hopeful expectations for a full recovery, she wanted you to hear her story. We are honored to share it in her memory. When Lori Scripture received a […]
Douglas & April Lovaas, Clinicians at West Palm Hospital in Florida experienced unexpected illnesses at the same time. Losing one income because of an illness is hard enough but losing both incomes makes a bad situation even worse. Thankfully, because of so many coworkers across the company, the Lovaas family was able to turn to […]
Natasha Wilson kicked 2014 off with a bang, welcoming a new daughter in March. Unfortunately, the latter half of the year was not so joyful. Her 8-year-old daughter, Aniah, required open-heart surgery in October. Because she’d used up her vacation days and other time off during maternity leave, Natasha quickly found herself dealing with a […]
The Hope Fund wanted to do a special spotlight for one of our campaign champions at West Valley Medical Center, Marissa O’Brien. When we reached out to Marissa to get permission to feature her on our site she quickly redirected the recognition towards the whole HR department as she said they are all extremely involved in […]