Helping HCA Empoyees in Need

Heartfelt Stories


Michalle's Story

The storms and tornado that occurred on April 27, 2011 left not only my home devastated but also my emotions. Being a single parent of a college student and a senior in high school, I feared that I would not have the money that my homeowners insurance required for the deductible. I was not prepared for this overwhelming burden... More...


The Story of Laura Guerra

Earlier this year, I experienced a meniscus tear in my knee which was incredibly painful. The injury was compounded by arthritis in the knee joint. I was out of work for over two months. More...


The Story of Stephanie Sheldon

On May 4, 2010, I was in a motorcycle accident that nearly took my life. The bike went through a fence and hit a tree. I was wearing full protective gear. I remember thinking, More...


A Precious Gift

One of our own Wesley Medical Center employees delivered a beautiful baby girl on June 10, 2008. The baby appeared to be healthy in every way. On the second day of her life she started having difficulty breathing. More...


The Story of Starlene Lichon

I lost both of my parents at a young age. I was in my mid 30s when I lost my Dad. Mom died when I was 41. It has been very hard to live without the two of them... More...


Shana Chandler's Story

April 27th will long be remembered as the day of tornados in the southeast, but for my family it began much like any other day. My two daughters, Josie age 7 and Kasie age 5, went to school and their daddy went to work in Lexington, Kentucky. By noon several tornados had already been spotted... More...


Schuyler's Story

Schuyler Dunn, a pediatric nurse at Wesley Medical Center, was in a car accident in September of 2011. The accident left her with a torn rotator cuff and 5 months out of work. During this course of time, Schuyler ran out of PTO and had no income coming in.More...

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