Generosity Stories


Featured Story

Generosity makes advanced surgical services possible

Dr. Herbert Alexander, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, speaks to how
your generosity is advancing surgical technology for improved clinical outcomes.

Additional Stories

We are continually inspired by your generosity, which advances innovative
programs and services to strengthen the health of our community. If you have
experienced excellent care and would like to share your story, please contact us.

Here are some of your amazing stories.

A record 71% of St. Luke’s Wood River employees made a gift to the Foundation’s 2012 Employee Giving Campaign, up from 50% last year. Among the staff, 100% of Senior Managers and the Operation Council Leaders are giving to support the Foundation. Thank you for being an integral part of our generous community of donors, which makes exceptional health care possible in the Wood River Valley.

Betsy Gates
“The level of competency was incredible—the ER staff quickly understood the seriousness of my injury and acted with competence, care and a sense of urgency..." More >>

Anna Koleno and her YAK! group members

"I can actually help the community. It makes me feel good." More>>

Community generosity provided the Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill for rehabilitation and improved athletic performance
Jenny Gatehouse
"The Alter-G treadmill will help an incredible number of people in our valley, from Parkinson's patients to elite athletes, to pateints recovering from injuries." More>>

Janet Hill, Lou Ann Terry, Lydia Flynn, and Henry Flynn (clockwise, from left)
"Theirs is a commitment to health, community and generosity that now spans four generations." More>>

Scott Nelson
“I couldn’t have been in better hands,” Scott says. “It was a great experience end to end, from minutes after the accident until today.” More>>

L-to-R: Jed Gray, George Broadbent, and Hanley Dawson
"They weren't just taking care of me—they actually truly cared about me." More>>

Kandis Pederson-Romero
"Being a recipient of community generosity has allowed me to pursue my dream of becoming an ultrasound technologist." More>>




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