St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital Auxiliary: Five Decades of Giving Back

When Connie Lodato decided to volunteer with the St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital Auxiliary in 2002, she was looking for a way to give back to her community. For nearly two…

St. Joseph’s Hospitals Auxiliary: Four Hospitals, Seven Decades, Hundreds of Volunteers, and Millions of Dollars in Support of St. Joe’s

At a time when most people are starting to think about retiring, Dorothy Delisle had no desire to slow down. That’s when the then-58-year-old decided to join the St. Joseph’s…

The Adcock Family: Three Generations of Giving

Life was going along just as planned for Brian and Amanda Adcock, who met at Auburn University, and returned to Brian’s hometown in the Tampa Bay area right after graduation.…

Video Gaming Skills, Get Put to the Test at St. Joe’s

Shonda called her son repeatedly, but she couldn’t speak.  The words wouldn’t come out of her mouth.  She clenched the phone.  Still nothing. Then she called her daughter over and…

Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel and St. Joe’s: Doing Good, Together

“Do whatever good you can possibly do.” These are words Dr. Kiran Patel heard often from his father and they have been a guiding principle for him and his brothers…

St. Joe’s Not Only Kept Jay Davis Alive, But Enabled Him to Thrive

Jay Davis, a London transplant who has called Tampa Bay his home since 2005, was a cross country athlete and an avid soccer player throughout his teen years. In the…

Mom Rests Assured: St. Joe’s is The Place to Deliver

Jennie Restrepo is a marketing director for a title company in Tampa Bay, but more importantly, her predominant job is being a mother. When Jennie found out she was pregnant…

How One Family’s Journey Led to A New Currency for Care

In the summer of 2020, Flora and Duke Kim happily made the move from New Jersey to the Sunshine State with their daughter Serena and awaited the arrival of their…

A Marriage Inspires a Heartfelt Gift

In 1996, David and Beverly Ficken were like many young, newly married couples, excited to start their life together  – one they hoped would include a family of their own.…

Care for St. Joe’s Pediatric Heart Patient Galaxi Is Out of This World

At 17, Kim Guyette was diagnosed with endometriosis and told she would never be able to get pregnant. It was a harsh reality for the teen, who often spent evenings…