Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Donor Stories2023-12-04T21:47:09-05:00

Quality Care Leaves Lasting Legacy

DECADES AFTER HIS MOTHER PASSED AWAY, BOB GRIFFIN REMAINS THANKFUL FOR THE CARE PROVIDED AT WASHINGTON HEALTH SYSTEM. When Joan Griffin married Washington native John Griffin, she relocated to her husband’s home town from Pittsburgh. According to her son, longtime local resident Bob Griffin, - Read More

Giving the Gift of Healthcare

James and Terry McCaffrey came to our community 30 years ago. They raised their three children here. Developed deep and meaningful friendships. Built a life. Grateful for what the community had given them, they began looking for ways to give back. A few years - Read More

Sparking Improvements in our Health System

Pictured above L to R : Gary Flannery, Executive Manager of Washington Auto Mall and Jennifer Trapuzzano, Marketing Director  of Washington Auto Mall How it all Began In 2011, Washington Health System established the Performance Improvement Initiative. The Lean method was adopted to help - Read More

Knowledge is Power

Thanks to Nan Cameron's Generosity, Patients like Kay Howden Can Learn About Diabetes Prevention Diabetes runs in Kay’s family: Her mother, sister and two of her uncles all had the disease. Armed with that knowledge, Kay knew the importance of taking her health into - Read More

Helping Families Feel at Home

THANKS TO ONE COUPLE’S GENEROUS DONATION, THE FAMILY HOSPITALITY NOOK WILL PROVIDE SNACKS AND BEVERAGES FOR FAMILIES WHILE THEY STAY CLOSE TO THEIR NEWEST MEMBERS.  Brian and Erin Wright have three children—Grady, age 12, Lena, age 4, and Holden, age 2. Lena and Holden - Read More

Imagine our community without WHS?

Dennis and Mary Lea give so we don’t have to answer that question.  You can, too. Dennis, a 65 year old insurance agent, remembers what it was like not to have crucial services in our community.  His mother battled cancer in the 1950s, and - Read More

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