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Once-paralyzed Sully Buttes freshman enjoys shining moment (Argus Leader)

8/29/2017 8:17 AM | In the News

Last year, Landon Severson, of Selby, South Dakota, was paralyzed with transverse myelitis. This year, he returned to the field and scored a touchdown.

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3 years after pool accident, former LPD officer building relationships in NW Lincoln school (Lincoln Journal Star)

8/28/2017 9:07 AM | In the News

Jerome Blowers is a shining example of determination and inspiration in regaining his independence after a paralyzing spinal cord injury in 2014. He recovered at Madonna’s Lincoln Campus and is a peer volunteer for the spinal cord injury program.

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Paying it forward - One bicycle at a time

8/25/2017 10:35 AM | Foundation News

Reid Schultz and his mom, Nancy Schultz, donated a Schwinn Meridian tricycle in memory of Mason Schultz to former Madonna patient Mya Diacono, who outgrew her specialized tricycle and donated it to Madonna's Lincoln Campus for another child to enjoy. 

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Road to Recovery (Harlan Tribune)

8/24/2017 2:09 PM |

Bruce Heilesen regains function in his hands and arms after suffering severe burns to his hands and forearms from a mowing accident in late April. The Harlan, Iowa, man worked with Madonna's Omaha Campus burn team to develope a unique treatment plan to maximize mobility, function and independence.

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Curling athletes visit Madonna Omaha Campus patients

8/24/2017 12:00 PM | In the News, Press Releases

On Wednesday, Aug. 23, members of the U.S. curling teams visited Madonna’s Omaha Campus, spending time in the pediatric unit and doing demonstrations for our other units.

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Life-changer: Mercy Stroke Camp provides support (The Catholic Globe)

8/24/2017 9:05 AM | In the News

Kory Alesch and Brad Collins, along with their spouses, became fast friends during their stroke recovery at Madonna’s Lincoln Campus. They are now advocates for the Mercy Hospital stroke support group.

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8-year-old brain patient sweetens rehab (KETV)

8/24/2017 9:01 AM | In the News

KETV shares how Ulises Ornelas, of Garden City, Kansas, uses his creativity to incorporate a mobile lemonade cart into his therapy at Madonna's Lincoln Campus.

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Saltdogs roll out red carpet for Madonna resident

8/22/2017 8:05 AM | Foundation News

Bruce Anderson, a resident of Madonna's St. Jane de Chantal long term care community and baseball fan, recently got a special night out at the ballpark to see the Lincoln Saltdogs play.

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Teen marshals forces against rare illness (Salina Journal)

8/18/2017 8:58 AM | In the News

Rachael Bradshaw, 14, of Delphos, Kansas, is recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). Her recovery was featured in the Salina Journal, her local newspaper.

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‘She still is going strong’ - Graci’s journey

8/11/2017 2:58 PM | Patient Stories

While she’s taken the next step in her recovery journey, 17-year-old Elizabeth “Graci” Garcia isn’t far from our memories. The Tekamah, Nebraska, teen spent four months recovering from a traumatic brain injury at Madonna’s Omaha Campus pediatric unit. 

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