Stories of Giving

Why your gift means so much to so many

To fully understand the importance of your support of Baptist Foundation, all you have to do is read about the people and the lives of those who have benefited from your selflessness and generosity. They are our neighbors, our friends, our family members, and our Baptist employees. And you can be the positive force that makes a true difference in their lives.

The Gieselmanns

After reeling from unimaginable loss, this incredible family decided to turn their experience into something that other families affected by the loss of one or more children could use to bring understanding, acceptance and comfort back into their lives. Read their amazing, inspiring, and ultimately uplifting story.

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Gina Hollenbeck

Although she never used tobacco products, Gina Hollenbeck fought an advanced form of lung cancer. See what she did to remove the stigma of lung cancer as a smoker’s disease, and help others find the care, support and inspiration they need.

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Bob Gordon

During his impressive 36-year career as an administrator and ultimately an executive vice president at Baptist Memorial Health Care, Bob Gordon oversaw many accomplishments and advancements to health care in the Mid-South. However, he believes his most enduring legacy is the establishment of an endowment to fund lung cancer research, a gift inspired by the amazing life of his dear wife, Audrey, and her desire to help others.

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40 Years of Impact

For four decades, Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation has played a significant role in improving health care standards and quality of life in the many communities we serve. Now, more than ever, your participation in helping us fulfill our mission—a mission that mirrors the three-fold mission of Christ of healing, preaching and teaching—is one of the best investments you can make. Please take a moment to watch the video below and hear from Baptist Foundation’s most influential leaders and benefactors on Baptist Foundation’s past, present and future, and how you can help us have an even greater impact over the next 40 years, and beyond.