Why We Named Our Baby Boy after St. Joe’s

September 13, 2023

Monica Angel describes her pregnancy last year at the age of forty as an unexpected miracle. That’s because she and her husband had been told that they could not have…

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“I Was Saved For a Reason”

August 10, 2023

Rob Clarke had all the odds stacked against him but is here today to share his miraculous story. It was a typical day of travel when he boarded the short…

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First-of-Its-Kind Program in Florida Provides Comprehensive Care for Children with Complex Airway and Swallowing Disorders

August 9, 2023

As the founder of Tampa Children’s ENT and the Medical Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Dr. Karin Hotchkiss specializes in all things ears, nose, and throat…

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Extraordinary Care for an Extraordinary Dad Leads to an Extraordinary Gift to St. Joseph’s Hospital-North

June 9, 2023

An avid cyclist, triathlete, mountain climber, veteran, and explorer, Jack Gaffney was larger than life. His adventurous spirit took him on a desert survival mission in Death Valley, mountain climbing…

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Story of Two St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Nurses

May 19, 2023

At 12, Babette Bailey began volunteering at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, then called Humana Women’s Hospital – Tampa, where her mother was a nurse. She spent her summers helping in…

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Renelle’s Journey of Battling Breast Cancer While Pregnant Led Her to Donate to St. Joseph’s Hospitals 

May 16, 2023

In 2021, Renelle Narine and her husband were ecstatic with the news of their first pregnancy. After experiencing a couple of miscarriages, this baby was truly a celebration. Then at…

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An American Dream Comes Full Circle – with a Little Help from BayCare

April 13, 2023

Soledad Flores’ was only seven years old when her family emigrated from Mexico to the United States and settled in Florida’s Tampa Bay region. As her parents worked 14-hour days…

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A Remarkable Gift Inspired by Remarkable Women to Help St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

April 11, 2023

There was an elderly woman in the hospital nearing the end of her life. Her vision was failing, as was her memory, but her sweet disposition remained unchanged. The nurses…

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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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