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One Nurse’s Legacy Helped Fulfill Another Nurse’s Dream

When Keyanna Mincey stepped into the Steinbrenner Emergency/Trauma Center at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital for her first day of work as a Nurse Tech she felt immediately at home. As a former EMT, Keyanna was used to hectic days filled with all different kinds of trauma, so the buzz of the ER was familiar to…

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A Good Neighbor with a Big Heart: How Fintech is Helping Kids Like Gianna Smile

When Fintech employee Jolene LaBarbera was tapped to be part of the company’s newly created community outreach team, she couldn’t wait to get started on their first project: an employee giving initiative benefitting St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. “Knowing we would be helping the children’s hospital was very personal to me, because last spring, that’s exactly…

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Medical Device Helps Daniel’s Family Bond

The last six months have been a whirlwind for Julianna Perenzuela and her family. When their beautiful baby boy Daniel arrived last year, he was greeted with all the usual fanfare, especially since Julianna had recently miscarried and Daniel was her Rainbow baby.  Daniel’s dad Israel was overjoyed to welcome his son, and Daniel’s two-year-old…

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Tampa Philanthropist Remembered

Our thoughts are with the Shimberg family as we all come to terms with the loss of our beloved Elaine Shimberg. Elaine, a prolific author, was a leadership volunteer with St. Joseph’s Hospitals and Foundation for 40 years. She served as chair of the St. Joseph’s Hospital Board, the St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation Board and…

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St. Joseph’s Hospital-South Completes Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

St. Joseph’s Hospital-South completed a $130 million expansion that began three years ago, expanding its emergency department and building a five-story patient tower to accommodate new services. The expansion is highlighted by the February opening of an 11-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for babies born prematurely or with special health needs. The Level II NICU provides specialized…

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Big-Hearted Donors Helping Heal Little Hearts

A heartfelt thank you to the Covelli Family and Panera Bread’s employees and customers for a decade of support for St. Joseph’s Children’s Heart Institute. Their annual Valentine’s Cookie Campaign has raised over $275,000 to help heal little hearts in our community. From February 1-14, participating Tampa-area Panera Bread bakery-cafes owned by Covelli Family Limited…

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The Power of Generosity

Andrew Goldstein spent a lot of time with his son Collin at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital while he underwent treatment, and he knows first-hand that the power of generosity from others can lighten a difficult experience.

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Eat Well. Do Good.

Support St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Foundation just by dining at any Columbia Restaurant this September.

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Patient Spotlight: Anna Faith Adcock

When Anna Faith Adcock was born at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in October 2005, she was 2 1/2 months premature and critically underweight at just 3.3 pounds.

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Event Cancellations

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Foundation has canceled, postponed, or rescheduled the following events out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19. Please continue to check back here, as the list is likely to grow over the coming days and weeks.

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