Yakima Fred Meyer store holds a coin box collection campaign

A supporter of local healthcare initiatives for many years, once again this past year the Yakima Fred Meyer store held a coin box collection campaign. Combined with employee donations, the proceeds will be used to benefit the Healthy Yakima Initiative that encompasses a wide range of community programs – diabetes education, childhood obesity, breastfeeding support Read more about Yakima Fred Meyer store holds a coin box collection campaign[…]

Comfort, care and…shopping

Made possible by proceeds from the Gift Shop at Memorial, the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently made an allocation to buy three reclining chairs for patient rooms at Cottage in the Meadow. With the knowledge that many hours are spent at the bedside of loved ones, reclining chairs have been purchased through donor gifts and now Read more about Comfort, care and…shopping[…]

The Granger Lions Club held a Fun Run

The Granger Lions Club held a Fun Run this past fall to raise funds for local cancer care services. Pictured are Aida Valenzuela presenting the check along with Cindy Chapman and Kathleen Carrillo from the Foundation. We are grateful to the Granger Lions Club for their gift to benefit programs at North Star Lodge and Read more about The Granger Lions Club held a Fun Run[…]

Yakima Valley Credit Unions Collaborate to Contribute to Memorial

SeaTac, WA. — Continuing a rich tradition of fundraising for hospitalized children, the credit unions of the Yakima Valley will make a special contribution to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, January 13. Working in partnership, the credit unions will present a check for $29,264.90 and a plaque commemorating their years-long commitment to Yakima Valley Read more about Yakima Valley Credit Unions Collaborate to Contribute to Memorial[…]

Memorial offers class to learn infant CPR, January 21

Unintentional choking and suffocation are the leading causes of all injury deaths for infants under one year of age. Being prepared for such an emergency can make all the difference. Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is offering an opportunity for parents and caregivers of infants to learn when a baby needs rescue breathing, how to start Read more about Memorial offers class to learn infant CPR, January 21[…]

Memorial Family of Services’ Affiliation with Virginia Mason Is Official

SEATTLE – (Jan. 5, 2016) – The affiliation of Yakima-based Memorial Family of Services, which includes Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, with Virginia Mason Health System became final on Jan. 1 as expected, following regulatory review. “I am very pleased to welcome Memorial to our organization,” said Virginia Mason Chairman and CEO Gary S. Kaplan, MD. Read more about Memorial Family of Services’ Affiliation with Virginia Mason Is Official[…]