Donor Stories

State-of-the-art technology. It can treat faster, diagnose earlier, and get you back to better, sooner. But without generous gifts like yours to St. Helena Hospital Foundation, the advanced medicine that happens here simply wouldn’t be possible. If you have the capacity to fund mission-critical medical technology and help our experts save lives close to home, we’d love to hear from you! 

Valerie and Bob Peebles

Longtime Napa County residents Valerie and Bob Peebles have been supporting the Foundation for 20+ years. They have also graciously chosen to include the Foundation in their estate plans, and…


Elaine and Rick Jones

This is our community and St. Helena Hospital is our hospital. The realities of healthcare are such that we must all do what we can to economically support a hospital…


Deborah and Kenneth Novack

As residents of St. Helena, we have realized how fortunate the community is to have first class health care available to it. Those facilities are available only because of past,…


Patient Stories

At Adventist Health St. Helena, you’re never just a patient. You’re so much more. Our award-winning health services are built to help you experience everything life has to offer. Together, our team of compassionate and talented caregivers proudly serves the Napa Valley and beyond. Here are some of our patient's stories.

Andy Schweiger

You could say I learned to tolerate pain from a young age. By 14, I could tell you how bone-on-bone pain felt between the top of my right legbone and…


Jim Smith

Complaining of severe chest pain, Jim called for his wife, who raced to his side. As a nurse, “I immediately went into survival mode,” recalls Lorinda, who started CPR as…


Leslie Mansfield

Leslie was in disbelief when she was diagnosed with Stage IV inflammatory breast cancer in June 2013. Guided by her trusted medical team, Leslie underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatment, a…


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