Donor & Patient Stories Read More A Stroke Can Happen at Any Age: Lyvia’s Story Adjusting to life with a newborn typically entails parents welcoming their new family member while also trying to get enough sleep, managing late-night feedings, and often balancing working full-time. Read More A Step-By-Step Approach to Recovery Sometimes the best way to say thank you is with a small gesture. For Jim Oliphant and his wife Barbara, of Kennerdell, PA, their thank-you gesture was delivered to the staff at the UPMC Cardiac Rehab Read More Retired Doctor Remains Focused on Foundation’s Mission 40 years ago, Dr. James E. Knarr had a vision. He left behind city life to begin his oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Franklin, PA. He arrived with not just his medical credentials, but his Read More Ashley Sheffer, Growing With Her Community Ashley Sheffer might be a young professional, but she is a seasoned veteran when it comes making a difference in the Venango County. Read More New Equipment Treats Patients With Chronic Pain Barry Cressman, of Titusville, suffering from chronic back and knee pain, was steered to the new technology used by Dr. Kyle Shilk at UPMC Northwest. He asked the physician to perform radiofrequency a Read More Champion Supporters, Champion Donors When it comes to supporting the Northwest Hospital Foundation, it is a slam dunk for The Honorable H. William (Bill) White and former Pennsylvania State Senator Mary Jo White of Oil City, PA. Read More Rebekah Deal, Steps Up Her Support Rebekah Deal is not just quick on her feet. She’s quick to help those grieving, quick to embrace her community, and quick to support the efforts of the Northwest Hospital Foundation.