Stories

Home is where your heart is. And, there is plenty of heart at JoeAnna’s House. From the community wrapping their arms around this project to the people who have called JoeAnna’s House ‘home’, we invite you to share in the stories that are collectively contributing to the fabric of this house.

The First Family of JoeAnna's House

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The Most Precious Gift It was a clear, starry night this past November 21, when the community came out in droves to celebrate the completion of a project that has captivated our collective hearts for over two years. Built and now operated entirely…

Michele and Sonny's Story

In October, 2015, Michele and her husband Sonny left their home in Beaverdell for Kelowna General Hospital, seeking answers and treatment for a host of symptoms that had rendered Sonny increasingly ill. For six months, Michele navigated treacherous…

The Palmer Family Story

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Charlotte Palmer was born early. At just 29 weeks, she weighed only 2.6 lbs, and has been in and out of the hospital ever since. At the age of one, Charlotte was diagnosed with MIRAGE syndrome, which is an extraordinarily rare condition; it…

The Dear Family Story

Zacharias Dear was born prematurely in Creston, BC, and promptly transported with his mom, Lisa, to KGH for care. After two days, Lisa was discharged, but Zach remained under care for an additional five weeks. With nowhere to stay, Lisa and…

Home is where your heart is. And, there is plenty of heart at JoeAnna’s House. From the community wrapping their arms around this project to the people who have called JoeAnna’s House ‘home’, we invite you to share in the stories that are collectively contributing to the fabric of this house.

The First Family of JoeAnna's House

,
The Most Precious Gift It was a clear, starry night this past November 21, when the community came out in droves to celebrate the completion of a project that has captivated our collective hearts for over two years. Built and now operated entirely…

Michele and Sonny's Story

In October, 2015, Michele and her husband Sonny left their home in Beaverdell for Kelowna General Hospital, seeking answers and treatment for a host of symptoms that had rendered Sonny increasingly ill. For six months, Michele navigated treacherous…

The Palmer Family Story

,
Charlotte Palmer was born early. At just 29 weeks, she weighed only 2.6 lbs, and has been in and out of the hospital ever since. At the age of one, Charlotte was diagnosed with MIRAGE syndrome, which is an extraordinarily rare condition; it…

The Dear Family Story

Zacharias Dear was born prematurely in Creston, BC, and promptly transported with his mom, Lisa, to KGH for care. After two days, Lisa was discharged, but Zach remained under care for an additional five weeks. With nowhere to stay, Lisa and…
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