Patient Story

22 pounds of love

Cricket, a therapy cat, brings happiness and wholeness to hospice patients.

Patient Story

‘When she’s happy, I’m happy’

When a mom can’t be home for her daughter’s birthday, caregivers on the bone marrow transplant unit help them celebrate with a purple unicorn party.

Patient Story

‘A lot of candles on our cake’

Sixteen-year-old Lizzie planned to take part in Project Night Lights—just not as a patient.

Rich DeVos: ‘His generosity will live on’

Philanthropist and entrepreneur remembered for his leadership, generous heart and commitment to improving health care in West Michigan.

‘I love this job’

While proud of the tremendous growth of Spectrum Health during his 18 years of leadership, President and CEO Rick Breon is ready to embrace retirement life.

Patient Story

Wings of thanks

Cancer survivor creates birdhouses for other patients to enjoy.

‘A true health care visionary’

Tina Freese Decker, chosen as the next president and CEO of Spectrum Health, brings to the role a passion for health care and extensive experience in operations and strategy.

‘It has been everything for me’

Internship program continues to help Michigan veterans move from military roles to the civilian workforce.

Patient Story

‘They are all caring about us’

Blinking lights from law enforcement agencies and caring individuals send messages of love and support for kids in the hospital.

Generation ‘GO’

At school districts throughout Newaygo County, Michigan, a new wellness plan teaches youngsters to commit daily to healthy eating and active living.

Patient Story

Light up the night for kids

Help say good night and send best wishes to kiddos at the children's hospital by participating in Project Night Lights.

Patient Story

Bravo, Book Fairy

Wendy McLenithan opens magical new worlds to children beyond patient rooms.