CHI Saint Joseph Health Blog

Category: Stories of Giving

December 17, 2019

Community health advocate Jessica Hoskins does whatever she can to help families in need find solutions to the problems they face. For one family, that meant finding a new home where their children could thrive. Connecting families with helpful community resources is more than Hoskins’ job — it’s her passion. She spends her workdays meeting …


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December 09, 2019

For more than 15 years, Barbara Baumgardner, MS, RD, LD, CDE, MLDE, has worked with fellow CHI Saint Joseph Health employees to make Christmas memorable for dozens of families and individuals in central and eastern Kentucky. Christmas Partners Project Baumgardner is CHI Saint Joseph Health’s project coordinator for Healthy Communities, but she has another role …


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December 02, 2019

Pick out the perfect gift for all your family members and friends. Are your loved ones looking to shed some weight, enhance their spiritual health or just in need of a little self-care? The CHI Saint Joseph Health team came together to share their gift recommendations for everyone on your holiday list. The Exercise Enthusiast …


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July 26, 2019

Pictured: Wayne and Martha Spalding When Jackie Spalding’s husband Wayne chose CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care Center at Flaget Memorial Hospital for his treatment, she knew that opened the door to high quality medicine and fast appointments. She also knew that would give Wayne, who had late-stage gallbladder cancer, a sense of normalcy. …


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May 10, 2019

The couple started Maggie’s Light, a nonprofit that raises funds for bereavement kits that include comforting books, a handmade blanket, journals and more for families who have lost a child.


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May 08, 2019

Twyman Clements of Bardstown had just graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2009. He was beginning to plan the next steps in his career when a regular physical for his Type I diabetes changed his world.


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May 08, 2019

In August 2017, Dr. Robert Smotherman and his wife Janice were eating breakfast when Dr. Smotherman realized something was wrong.


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April 03, 2019

On a chilly February night, Frank Peters stood inside the crowded lobby of the CHI Saint Joseph Health Cancer Care Center at Flaget Memorial Hospital and nervously read his story of hope. At first, it didn’t seem like a hope-filled story. In fact, it seemed like anything but that – Frank’s wife Patsy had died …


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