On February 22, 2013, my life changed forever. Skiing has always been my outlet, but on that particular day on Jay Peak in Vermont’s Green Mountains, I was in an accident that caused a compression of my spinal column, pinching nerves in my neck. I was instantly paralyzed from the neck down from what we later learned was a C4-C5 incomplete Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).
Nearly 100 Hospitals and Medical Organizations Impacted in 2014
DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 73 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations from across the nation have been selected for the Southwest Airlines 2014 Medical Transportation Grant Program, with the total impact touching 99 facilities.
This is a guest blog from Riley Michaela Severs, a teenager who has benefited from Southwest's Medical Transportation Grant Program.
Through the years, people have told me how strong and brave I am. It became so repetitive that it didn’t even phase me anymore. The hardest part is that no one truly understands enough of what I go through to judge whether I’m brave or strong.
More than 90 Hospitals and Medical Organizations Selected as 2013 Participants
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that more than 90 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations from across the nation were selected for Southwest’s 2013 Medical Transportation Grant Program. By connecting the airline’s service with the hospital’s care, this program alleviates the financial burden of air travel for families who are facing serious illness by providing complimentary, roundtrip airline tickets to nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations.