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

As a Franciscan Sister of Allegany, Sister Catherine Cahill is part of the order’s long and rich history with St. Joseph’s Hospitals that began in...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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Why We Named Our Baby Boy after St. Joe’s

The Angel Family Monica Angel describes her pregnancy last year at the age of forty as an unexpected miracle. That’s because she and her husband...
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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...

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

Jack Gaffney and his daughter Sara Mahoney An avid cyclist, triathlete, mountain climber, veteran, and explorer, Jack Gaffney was larger than life. His adventurous spirit...