Patient Stories

More Stories

All Stories
  • All Stories
  • Associate Giving
  • Donors
  • Patients

Cardiovascular team member gives back out of love

A Heart for Giving Back

Associate Giving

After working in a toxic place that lacked dedication to its mission, coming to Adventist Health Portland was a breath of fresh air for Margaret Smith.* Twenty years later, she’s still here, truly living God’s love in healthcare. Grateful for that opportunity, Margaret has spent these years giving back in…


Every gift matters

Patient invests in the future of heart health at Adventist Health Portland


“Not too many men make it to age 80, and I have. I felt the advancement in cardiology has kept me going, along with God’s grace,” David explains.


A Life-Saving Deduction

How an employee’s payroll deduction gift helped save her mother’s life

Associate Giving

When Lauren began making payroll deduction donations to the employee giving campaign in 2016, she only thought in general terms about helping Adventist Health Portland buy its first 3D mammography machine. For her, it wasn’t personal… until it was.