This year, the community has an opportunity to support Children’s Village and enjoy a Seahawks or Sounders game from a luxury suite at CenturyLink Field in Seattle by being the highest bidder for the two items in a new online auction.
The football-lover’s package includes a luxury suite at either the Seahawks-Minnesota Vikings game Aug. 18 or the Seahawks-Dallas Cowboys matchup Aug. 25 for themselves and 19 friends, complete with snacks. The suite includes hosted light fare, non-alcoholic beverages and eight parking passes for the game. The starting bid is $10,000.
The soccer-lover’s package includes a luxury suite for the Sounders-Real Salt Lake match on Oct. 23, the Sounders’ final game of the season, for the highest bidder and 19 friends. The suite also includes hosted light fare, non-alcoholic beverages and eight parking passes. The starting bid is $3,000.
Online auction bidding begins Monday, April 25, and concludes the evening of May 21, the night of the annual YouthWorks Council fundraiser Passion for the Village at Children’s Village.
To bid on either package go to: memfound.org/cvauction.
The luxury suites were donated by Virginia Mason Health System, a partner with Memorial Family of Services.
Children’s Village is a regional integrated center for children with special health care needs and their families, with multiple service providers all under one roof. The comprehensive family-centered organization aims to meet each child’s need for individualized care with over 30 different kinds of specialized services. There are medical specialty clinics, developmental evaluations and collaborative diagnostic clinics, dental services, occupational, physical and speech therapy, mental health counseling, education services, behavioral intervention and nurse home visiting programs. The Village also offers a comprehensive parent and family support group called the Parent to Parent program. Find out more at yakimachildresnvillage.org.
The Memorial Foundation is a 501c(3) organization that raises funds for innovative health care programs in the Yakima Valley (www.memfound.org).