Vivian’s Story: The Next Best Thing to Being There

February 22, 2023

There’s nothing quite like the joy of welcoming a baby into the family and many new parents spend hours staring at their little one, marveling at every sound and movement.…

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Jakeem Johnson is “Gaming for Good”

January 25, 2023

Jakeem Johnson couldn’t tell you when he fell in love with video gaming, but it’s been his forever passion. Coupled with his desire to make children happy, Jakeem helped raise…

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Everly’s Story: Closing the Hole in Her Heart

January 18, 2023

Jennifer Johnson had her first daughter at St Joseph’s Women’s Hospital thirteen years ago. It was a textbook delivery. She and her husband Wallace remembered thinking how wonderful everyone there…

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He’s All Heart: Jordan Clark 

November 17, 2022

Jessica Palmer and Eric Clark vividly remember one of the best days of their lives – finding out they were about to become parents. At their 11-week ultrasound, however, things…

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For the Love of Giving – Tom and Robyn Payant

November 17, 2022

Whether you call them a power couple, a dynamic duo, or just “made for each other,” Robyn and Tom Payant – are all this, and more. They are also a…

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

October 26, 2022

When Alysia Peddy’s children were born, she felt grateful for their good health and delighted in experiencing all of their firsts.  Even when Pierce, her second child, started missing some…

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How One Mother’s Heartache Led to Help for Others

September 22, 2022

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…

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

September 21, 2022

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…

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

August 12, 2022

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.…

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

June 14, 2022

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…

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