How One Mother’s Heartache Led to Help for Others

Christen Gray’s life was the good kind of busy. A fulfilling career, a loving husband, and two young boys who seemed to have boundless energy meant her days were hectic…

Spirit of Children Halloween Partnership

Sparked by the desire to create positive, magical moments for children in need, Spirit Halloween created Spirit of Children in 2006. The unfamiliar surroundings of hospital rooms, the noisy halls, and…

Caroline’s Story: The Mission to Provide Chronic Care That’s Always There 

Like most parents, there is nothing Tish and Bill West wouldn’t do for their 25-year-old daughter Caroline – but when your child is born with an extremely rare neurological disorder…

The Barrow Family: St. Joe’s Provided Hope During a Risky Time

When Heather and Bennett Barrow’s daughter was born in 2006, she represented the third generation of her father’s family to make their entrance into the world at St. Joseph’s Hospitals.…

Foundation President and Recent Patient: Why Kate Sawa Is Doubly Proud to Be Part of the St Joe’s Family

Kate Sawa is no stranger to the impact an amazing non-profit can have on people’s lives. As a new college graduate, Kate started a non-profit called On Our Own to…

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…