Donor Stories

Learn more about the generous donors who make it possible for St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation to continue our mission of healing and hope.

Sister Cathy’s Story: Footwear and Faith

“I am consistently amazed at the dedication of the staff and the women and men who lead the Foundation. Nothing is too much. The impact they’ve made on the health of our community is immeasurable.”

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Tad Phelps’ Story: A Tradition of Giving Back is Helping St. Joe’s Move Forward

Growing up in Las Vegas, Nevada, Tad Phelps’ parents instilled in him the importance of giving back. Even though they didn’t have a lot of money they always gave what…

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David Osterweil’s Story: Marathon Runner Gets Unexpected Lesson in Perseverance

David Osterweil’s story is like so many others.  A bright, energetic young man leaves home for college, works hard, pursues a career, meets someone he wants to share his life…

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Building Foundations of Support: St. Joseph’s Hospitals, A Special Place Inside and Out

It’s been more than a decade since Max Miller first interned with a local general contractor and worked on the new patient tower at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital. Since then,…

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Delivering Decades of Care at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital

Growing up in Cuba, Dr. Lazaro Hernandez remembers being surrounded by family members in the medical profession, and even as a young boy what impressed him most weren’t the stories…

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

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”

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…

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

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…