Ways to Give

Calendar of Events

2019 Golf Tournament
In memory of Ron Moeller
Presented by The Gooding and Immell Families
Saturday, October 13, 2018 6pm
City National Grove of Anaheim with a live performance by Postmodern Jukebox. Supporting The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Celebration 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
City National Grove of Anaheim

For more information, please contact the Foundation at 714-347-7900 or foundation@stjoe.org.
We also invite you to visit sjo.org/waystogive or sjogift.org.

Did You Know?

St. Joseph Hospital is a Magnet hospital for Nursing Excellence, the highest honor professional nursing can receive.
St. Joseph Hospital has the opportunity to grow the Nursing Excellence Endowment to support their clinical excellence and professional development.

Make an Impact

To learn how you can make an impact in your community, please contact the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation.

Phone: 714-347-7900.

Email: foundation@stjoe.org

St. Joseph Hospital Foundation
The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Medical Office Building
1010 W. La Veta Ave., Suite 300
Orange, CA 92868

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Honoring Shirley Moretti’s Commitment to St. Joseph Hospital and World-Class Cancer Care

Shirley Moretti has a strong commitment to St. Joseph Hospital and to helping others. Immediately after recuperating from breast cancer surgery and follow-up treatments, Shirley volunteered to assist newly diagnosed patients through their cancer journey, including supporting her two sisters.

Her interest in helping breast cancer patients led to her involvement with the Cordelia Knott Wellness Foundation. As president, she later directed the merger between this organization and the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation. This merger created the opportunity for a much-desired appearance center and boutique in The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, now called Ginny’s Shop. Shirley was involved in every aspect of the design of Ginny’s Shop and continues to work there as a volunteer, giving hope to many as she shares her own cancer experiences.

Shirley joined the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation Board in 2012. In 2014 she was named the Spirit of St. Joseph Award Honoree in recognition of her outstanding contributions of time, talent and treasure. Her relationships with other individuals and organizations have resulted in additional support for cancer services.

Currently serving as Co-Chair of the Innovating for a Healthier Community Campaign, Shirley always leads by example. In addition to establishing a charitable remainder trust (CRT) with St. Joseph Hospital as the beneficiary, Shirley has recently made an extraordinary planned gift by signing an irrevocable estate pledge to establish the Shirley J. Moretti Nurse Navigator Endowment and to make a sizeable donation to the Emergency Care Center. The Nurse Navigator Program offers patients and their families the valuable resources they need to not only navigate through the healthcare journey, but calm the mind, strengthen the spirit and concentrate on what matters most — healing.

Like St. Joseph, Shirley is a protector and benefactor to the many people she encounters. She is a humble and quiet leader, supporter and friend, but Shirley lets her energy and passion speak on her behalf.

St. Joseph Hospital Foundation is honored that Shirley has shared her legacy with others. Her generous gifts and efforts will provide life-saving cancer services for years to come.

Thank you, Shirley!


Santa Claus in Disguise

On December 22, days before Christmas, St. Joseph Hospital Foundation was visited by Santa Claus in disguise. Vice President Jeff Luzar and Sales and Marketing Manager Davis Koleas from GuardTop, LLC stopped by the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation with eight large boxes filled with children’s toys to be used for The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment’s Spencer’s Toy Chest. Jeff and David filled the back of their truck and made two trips in order to transport the abundant amount of toys.

Jeff explained that the employees of GuardTop, LLC wanted to do something meaningful around the holidays that would benefit children. The company pulled together all 25 employees and jointly contributed enough toys to refill Spencer’s Toy Chest. These toys will be enjoyed by pediatric patients who receive cancer care at St. Joseph Hospital. Children are rewarded with a new toy of their choosing after completion of their radiation therapy session. This year, Santa did not come in a red suit, but in the kindness of GuardTop, LLC’s employees.

St. Joseph Hospital Foundation truly appreciates the generosity of GuardTop, LLC in their efforts to help our pediatric cancer patients with their cancer care and in their healing experience.


A Grateful Family...

Helen and twin sister, Hannah Truong, came to the Foundation office on January 30 and presented a memorial gift in memory of their father, Si Lang Truong, who passed away a year ago at St. Joseph Hospital. Visiting from Germany, he was in town to see his family in Orange County. He became ill and sadly was hospitalized for a few weeks and passed. The family was deeply touched by all the care given to them and their father and wanted to convey their gratitude. Helen and Hannah, and their eight siblings around the world all contributed to make a generous donation as a family in memory of their father.

Dear Doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers,

We feel so blessed that our father was in your loving care during his final moments last January 2018. We all feel so blessed that we were able to be with him during his passing. You gave us strength, hope and comfort, which has brought us peace and harmony as a family.

Our loving thanks to each of you who cared for our father!

May God bless you all!

The Truong Family