Supporting St. Elizabeth and Nebraska Heart.

St. Elizabeth Foundation

Our Purpose

To raise funds to promote caregiving at St. Elizabeth and Nebraska Heart, providing excellent, compassionate and spiritual care through programs within the health systems and the community they serve. Also visit the St. Elizabeth online gift shop.

Current Projects

OBIX Perinatal Monitor

OBIX is a comprehensive, computerized system for central, bedside and electronic fetal monitoring. This system provides brilliantly displayed images and outstanding visibility of fetal monitoring activity. A nurse or physician can monitor activity in a central location or at the bedside (where more than one patient can be seen at a time). Providers can chart easily throughout labor, delivery and postpartum care for mother and baby. Through the Internet, a physician can access the monitoring and records from a remote location; this allows the patient’s physician to remain in contact with the OB/GYN hospitalist and the patient.

Nebraska Heart Healing Garden

The Prayer Garden at Nebraska Heart will incorporate a seating area that provides a comfortable place for people to pray, meditate and rest. The green colors of the garden will have a strong affinity with nature a139nd will create a feeling of comfort, soothe emotions and lessen stress. A pathway will also be incorporated as symbol of leaving worldly care behind.

Our hope is to provide a place where visitors can seek a quiet moment of peace and staff can go to relax and seek refuge. Please consider a gift on behalf of the Garden at Nebraska Heart.

Planned Giving

Your estate plan is more powerful than you may realize. Not only can you secure your family's future with quality planning, but you can change our patients' lives as well. Learn more about how you can make a big impact with a future gift.


The CHI Health St. Elizabeth and Nebraska Heart Foundation continued to support their healthcare professionals with an awards ceremony. Seventeen individuals were honored by receiving scholarships to help continue their education. Current employees and teen volunteers were able to apply for a wide array of scholarships dedicated to both nursing and general healthcare related degrees. These scholarships are made possible through generous donations made throughout the year. Learn more about the scholarships that you can apply for below:

St. Elizabeth Auxiliary

2017 Valentine’s Day Sale

The St. Elizabeth Auxiliary is a group of dedicated volunteers who offer their creativity and time to support St. Elizabeth Foundation's healing mission. During 2016, the St. Elizabeth Auxiliary raised over $30,000 for projects benefiting CHI Health St. Elizabeth, including the Lighting of the Cross on the east side of the hospital, and the HeRO Monitor project for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Some of our Auxiliary volunteers are retirees or former patients of CHI Health St. Elizabeth, continuing their support of the hospital in providing a healing environment for our patients and their families. Other members join to support excellent healthcare in our community. Anyone interested in supporting the mission of St. Elizabeth is invited to join the Auxiliary. Learn more about joining this wonderful group of volunteers in the brochure and membership form. For more information, call the St. Elizabeth Foundation at (402) 219-7052.