We are happy to reaffirm the Attorney General’s Charitable Solicitations Program most recent report which states that The Memorial Foundation devotes 89% of donations directly to health programs. Another confirmation and reassurance that your charitable dollars stay local and support community healthcare programs, patients and families.
Many patients who have been gainfully employed all of their adult lives are forced to leave their employment during cancer treatments. Some are uninsured, under-insured, or lack caregiver support. The treatment process can be daunting, and when combined with financial hardships and difficulty with access to life-saving technology, it often becomes overwhelming to focus on Read more about Focusing On Health[…]
The importance of your support of the specialized care at Cottage in the Meadow is evidenced by this touching message from a grieving family: “To the beautiful staff at Cottage in the Meadow Hospice; no words can express what you have meant to this family. Because of you, Mom passed away with comfort and dignity. Read more about A Grateful Family[…]
Something new! This year, ACE Hardware and Les Schwab Tire Centers team up to present Run Your ACE Off, a 5K walk/run on June 27, to benefit Memorial’s Children’s Fund. It costs only $15 for adult participants, if you sign up by June 22. We hope to see you there! Registration forms available here. With Read more about Run Your ACE Off[…]
We extend our deepest gratitude to our amazing Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® national sponsors in Central Washington. Walmart, Rite Aid, Costco, Dairy Queen, Chico’s, ACE Hardware and IHOP sold thousands of $1, $5, $100, and $1,000 Miracle Balloons in their stores. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals national sponsors work year-round to help raise awareness and funding Read more about Making Miracles Happen – Thank you![…]
Joey is a local fourth grader who is taking steps to improve his health. Last fall, he was upset because he was too overweight to try out for the football team. Memorial’s ACT! Program coordinators reached out to Joey with a lifeline. He has been hard at work learning about nutrition, changing his eating habits, Read more about One Person At A Time[…]
Thanks to Yakama Legends Casino, who recently renewed grant funding for three vital health programs: Cottage in the Meadow, North Star Lodge and Children’s Village. Aaron Whitefoot from Legends presents a check to Leslie Whiteside for the North Star Cancer Care Fund.
Memorial recognized as leader in Diabetes Prevention and Population Health at recent conference By Lori Gibbons, Diabetes Education Coordinator Recently a co-worker and I had the opportunity to attend the 2015 HealthShare Symposium in Aventura, Florida. 400 other hospital systems congregated to share marketing ideas about the importance of information transparency to consumers, physicians and Read more about Memorial recognized as leader in Diabetes Prevention and Population Health at recent conference[…]
Beginning on June 26th, Washington State University will be holding FREE nutrition classes for families of Children’s Village (9 classes total). These classes will teach participants how to eat healthier, read food labels, make quick, healthy meals and much more. Those that attend will also receive FREE take-home items, FREE food samples, and a Certificate Read more about Nutrition Classes for families of Children’s Village[…]