Marathon runners to raise funds for Spiritual Care Program

Join Memorial Hospital’s Spiritual Care Team for the October 7, Portland Marathon and Half Marathon as they raise funds for the Spiritual Care Program at Memorial. With spiritual care a vital element in improving the well being of our community, the Spiritual Care team serves Memorial Hospital, Memorial Home Health and Hospice, North Star Lodge Read more about Marathon runners to raise funds for Spiritual Care Program[…]

Youth in action: The YouthWorks Council Allocates $54,000

While most teens spend the last drops of summer vacation soaking up the bliss of school-free sunshine, three of our own YouthWorks Council members spent their time making some tough decisions.  Sarah Mitchell, Jomay Ruiz and Mark Day spoke to The Memorial Foundation President, Anne Napier Caffery, and the Allocations Committee as  delegates of the Read more about Youth in action: The YouthWorks Council Allocates $54,000[…]

YouthWorks Council – Youth in action!

While most teens spend the last drops of summer vacation soaking up the bliss of school-free sunshine, three of our own YouthWorks Council members spent their time making some tough decisions. Recently, Sarah Mitchell, Jomay Ruiz and Mark Day, delegates of the YouthWorks Council, spoke to The Memorial Foundation Allocations Committee to make their formal Read more about YouthWorks Council – Youth in action![…]

Donor Spotlight: Thank you Advanced Life Systems

Since 1999, Advanced Life Systems and their team of professionals has been a major partner with The Memorial Foundation in support of health programs for the Yakima community. Through gifts of time, talent and treasure, Woody and Billie Woodcock have been loyal contributors to Children’s Village, Passport to Health, and North Star Lodge Cancer Care.  Read more about Donor Spotlight: Thank you Advanced Life Systems[…]

Meet Breast Cancer Survivor: Christine Dowding

I am Christine Dowding, and I am a breast cancer survivor. Over 226,800 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the United States this year.  Two hundred of them will be women right here in our own community. Most will endure months of chemotherapy and radiation treatments and unfortunately, some won’t have all Read more about Meet Breast Cancer Survivor: Christine Dowding[…]

Children with special needs: Healthy Snacks For School

With back-to-school in full swing, packing lunches and snacks is at the top of every parent’s mind right now (whether they want it to be or not)! And, when you have a child with special needs such as a sensory integration disorder, food allergy or developmental delay, finding the right combination of healthy food that Read more about Children with special needs: Healthy Snacks For School[…]

Memorial’s Sports Medicine at 2012 Hot Shots

With over 1,600 participants and over 400 teams, the 2012 Hot Shots tournament set new participation records. Memorial’s Sports Medicine Advantage team was proud to support the event and provide a healthy dose of information, education and acute injury treatments to over 800 parents, participants and their families. Educational literature included information on sports injuries Read more about Memorial’s Sports Medicine at 2012 Hot Shots[…]

Have you got your Liberty Bottle yet?

Buy your bottle online at: With A Regular Lid or here With A Sports Lid Liberty Bottles recently announced the winner of their ‘Back-to-School’ art contest > Klay, age 6, from the Yakima Children’s Village. Buy your bottle now! When you purchase his bottle, $7 of each sale will go to  Children’s Village!   AND… Read more about Have you got your Liberty Bottle yet?[…]