Items Tagged ‘donation’

February 12, 2013

Teenager Raises Thousands For Fellow Heart Patients

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Ten thousand dollars is a generous donation to the medical field no matter who it comes from. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic say it meant a little more, however, when they found out the donor was a 14-year-old boy about to go through open heart surgery. Despite Jack Long’s heart defect, he’s grown up […]

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Tags: congenital heart defects, donation, heart valve repair, WCCO


September 6, 2012

Weavers Donate $7 Million to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville

By Mystery User

Saying they were motivated by their commitment to better the Jacksonville community and improve the lives of its citizens, Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver have donated $7 million to the new multidisciplinary simulation center at the Mayo Clinic… “The age of simulation training is here, and studies show its enormous potential for improving the quality […]

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Tags: Delores Weaver, donation, Dr. William Rupp, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, Philanthropy, Wayne Weaver, WJXT News 4 Jax


June 18, 2012

Donations Help Stroke Treatment in La Paz County

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La Paz County is benefiting from a donation from a Mayo Clinic benefactor who’s contributing to enhanced evaluation and treatment of patients exhibiting symptoms of a stroke – especially patients in rural settings where there may be limited access to stroke neurologists. The benefactor, Wesley Remington, of St. Joseph, Mo., has donated to the Telestroke […]

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Tags: donation, La Paz County, Parker Pioneer, stroke, Telemedicine, Telestroke program, Wesley Remington


June 12, 2012

Moline Couple Bequests $10M to Mayo Clinic

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Three years ago, Lawrence Matteson of Moline received a prostate cancer diagnosis for which he was successfully treated at the Mayo Clinic. Now, he and his wife, Marilyn, have shown their gratitude by donating $10 million to make the experience for the institution’s cancer patients even better. The Mattesons decided to grant the money to […]

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Tags: donation, Lawrence Matteson, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Quad-City Times


December 4, 2009

Jakes gives $2M to Mayo Clinic Florida

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Florida novelist John Jakes and his wife, Rachel, this week donated $2 million to Mayo Clinic Florida. Jakes, a Sarasota resident and author of 18 New York Times best-sellers, credits Mayo Clinic doctors with saving his life. The Jakeses are longtime patients of Mayo Clinic Florida. “Mayo Clinic has become a vital part of our […]

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