Hear Me Now

Hear Me Now is a partnership with the Providence Institute for Human Caring and StoryCorps to record interviews with patients, family and caregivers. Storytelling and listening have proven clinical value, and are keys to whole person care, which addresses emotional, spiritual, and psychosocial comfort, as well as medical needs of the people we serve.

Latest stories from Southern California, Alaska, Montana, and Washington:

Southern California

Confiding with a king

Production Credit: Tomorrow’s Event Productions

Jay Hess, donor relations coordinator for the TrinityCare Hospice Foundation, shares with colleague Chloe Medrano his career shift from building custom cars to raising money for children in hospice care. He also reveals his approach in asking for donations – molded by nuggets of wisdom he collected from the king of Bahrain.

 

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Alaska

Finding comfort with Alaska CARES

Production Credit: Alaska Public Media

A mother talks to Providence Foundation philanthropy officer Mary Sullivan about how Alaska CARES helped her son and family following revelations of him being sexually abused. Now a supporter of Alaska CARES, which helps children after the trauma of abuse, she shares their story to let others know that hope and healing are possible.

 

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Montana

‘My mommy lives in jail’

Production Credit: StoryCorps

Fran Albrecht, executive director of Providence Montana Health Foundation, shares with Molly Adamson, development officer for the foundation, how the poignant story of a little girl from a broken home helped motivate and inspire her to serve others.

 

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Washington

Stories coming soon!