One day, returning from a trip to the mailbox, Paul Stumpf-Blanco did something that his mother will never forget. How a family's love, dedicated caregivers and support from Providence Newberg Medical Center helped nurture that single step.
Coping with a serious illness, former publishing executive Carol Hickman lost her job and her health insurance just when she needed them the most. Providence Medford Medical Center stepped in to help.
The building may be glass and steel, but its purpose is all heart. How Providence Seaside Hospital supported a new food warehouse that will serve thousands of hungry and needy Oregonians - nearly half of them children.
Just when Pamela Levens thought her luck couldn't get worse, it did. Sick, in pain and worried, she heard a knock on the door. It was someone from Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center with welcome news.
Sisters Alicia Orozco and Martha Mercado are devoted volunteers, making sure that the less fortunate get the help they need. But it took some nudging and a program at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center to convince one of them to accept a life-changing service.
It offers pingpong, basketball, after-school snacks and the occasional Justin Bieber tune. With the help of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, St. Francis House in Odell is a place where "it's easier to be good."
For years, Jesse Gribble endured pain and shame as his teeth began to crumble. Thanks to a mobile dental van supported by Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Jesse can smile again.
They're our parents and our grandparents, yet some of Oregon's frail or vulnerable elder citizens are exploited by the people they trust. For them, an advocacy group and Providence Health & Services are there with financial, social and emotional support.
When the poor and vulnerable struggle with emotional challenges or mental illness, George Fox University's Behavioral Health Clinic, aided by Providence Health & Services, provides gentle support and counseling.
Amid the pain and isolation of a debilitating illness, Joseph Lambert rediscovered something within him: his love for painting. Providence Portland Medical Center has helped him find some healing by providing not only care, but also an affirmation of his artwork.