News Archive

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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.…

Jakeem Johnson is “Gaming for Good”

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…

Everly’s Story: Closing the Hole in Her Heart

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…

He’s All Heart: Jordan Clark 

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…

For the Love of Giving – Tom and Robyn Payant

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…