When Desiree Was Backed Into a Corner, You Helped Provide a Way Out

If anyone knows what to expect after surgery, it’s a healthcare professional. So when Desiree Singleton needed an outpatient procedure in 2015, she figured she would be back at work pretty quickly.  But unexpected complications led to a much longer recovery period, and the HCA Hope Fund became a partner in her recovery. “I had complications […]

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 […]

Grant Leader Spotlight: Courtney Hunter

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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 […]

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 […]

The Hope Fund – Caring for HCA Employees, so they can care for our Patients

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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 […]

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 […]

Hope Fund provides solace for longtime nurse following surgery

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 […]