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Our Stories

Linda Hofler Linda Hofler

Linda Hofler, Senior VP, Nurse Executive for Vidant Medical Center

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A story about funding a fighting chance for a precious little girl. Jamysen got that chance, and hasn’t stopped amazing people since.

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Priscilla Knight is a Certified Nursing Assistant at Vidant Medical Center

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Every oncologist has experienced the same moment—a lonely walk down a long hallway to deliver news no cancer patient wants to hear.

Fred and Cynthia Barret Cynthia and Fred Barrett

Cynthia and Fred, called “The Dynamic Duo” by their friends, do everything together. But they never expected to get cancer together.

Davis Pugh Davis Pugh

A story about funding hope for our future generations. When Davis needed the support of his local medical team, they all rallied.

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A story about funding first steps for the second time, and about getting people on the right path for healthy living. Not everyone gets a second chance. Geri earned hers.

Macy Morgan Macy Morgan

Macy has a long history of fundraising through both family and school. Lessons learned from her grandfather and experiences giving to children are preparing her to fund the future.

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Dr. Mary Raab is a practicing oncologist and has devoted much of her life to the fight against cancer. She is the honorary chair for the Vidant Cancer Care campaign for the Vidant Health Foundation.

Clay Parker Clay Parker

Clay Parker, Family Nurse Practitioner works with chronically ill children in the transitional care unit at Vidant Medical Center.

Phyllis Deantonio Phyllis DeAntonio

When Phyllis was in college, her aunt became ill with cancer. Phyllis cared for her on multiple occasions. And that was the beginning of her nursing career.

Kim Blanton Kim Blanton

Kim’s journey with cancer—14 years, 112 hospital admissions and 12 surgeries—has taught her to advocate for herself and others. And it all started with a bad case of the flu.

Ray Felton Ray Felton

No matter how often people told Ray he had the “good” kind of cancer, he was afraid he would die and not be able to provide for his wife and three young children.

Jennifer King Congleton Jennifer King Congleton

Jennifer King Congleton is the Director of Volunteer Services at Vidant Medical Center

Roger Robertson Roger Robertson

Roger Robertson, Chief Corporate Services Officer at Vidant Health

Carroll Oakes Carroll Oakes

His wife had already gone into the store. Suddenly, Carroll heard a loud noise, felt a pain in his arm and noticed he was bleeding profusely. Then he looked up and saw the gunman.