My 56-year-old brother was diagnosed with the dreaded “cancer.”

A grateful family member writes: “A year and a half ago, our family suffered a tremendous loss. My 56-year-old brother was diagnosed with the dreaded “cancer.” We were optimistic about beating this horrible illness, but found there was no treatment. We were thrust into the realization that there wasn’t anything further that could be done Read more about My 56-year-old brother was diagnosed with the dreaded “cancer.”[…]

Rhys was diagnosed with microcephaly when he was about 3 months old.

Rhys was diagnosed with microcephaly when he was about 3 months old. A year later, an MRI scan discovered that Rhys had schizencephaly, an extremely rare brain malformation. At around 3 years old, Rhys also was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Rhys began receiving services at Children’s Village and grew to love all of his therapists. Read more about Rhys was diagnosed with microcephaly when he was about 3 months old.[…]

Removing barriers to cancer care

Oftentimes, cancer patients have financial barriers that can derail their treatment. Jesus, a patient at North Start Lodge, recently experienced such a barrier. Before he could begin his cancer treatment, he first had to undergo a dental procedure with the University of Washington. During this same season of his life, Jesus’ mother passed. While meeting Read more about Removing barriers to cancer care[…]

The Wheelchair Wash & Roll at Children’s Village in Yakima was a great success!

Twelve wheelchair users and their families helped us kick off this inaugural event. Wheelchairs tuned up by NuMotion, parents got massages by Elite Academy, lunch was served and chairs were cleaned by Conover Insurance, prizes were given away by various donors, and there was a sampling of wheelchair accessible vans, owned by local families, on Read more about The Wheelchair Wash & Roll at Children’s Village in Yakima was a great success![…]

The Memorial Foundation February Newsletter

Announcing 2019 allocation awards!  The Memorial Foundation Allocations Committee is comprised of Foundation Board members, community members and Foundation staff. The committee was instrumental in reviewing, analyzing and making recommendations on program allocations to The Memorial Foundation Board for approval. This year the Foundation received grant requests of over $3.34 million, and the Board of Read more about The Memorial Foundation February Newsletter[…]

The Memorial Foundation February Newsletter

Announcing 2019 allocation awards!  The Memorial Foundation Allocations Committee is comprised of Foundation Board members, community members and Foundation staff. The committee was instrumental in reviewing, analyzing and making recommendations on program allocations to The Memorial Foundation Board for approval. This year the Foundation received grant requests of over $3.34 million, and the Board of Read more about The Memorial Foundation February Newsletter[…]

YouthWorks Restaurant Takeovers

As part of the annual YouthWorks Pageants, students from area high schools will be taking over area restaurants beginning Jan. 22 as they compete for titles in this year’s pageants. The candidates will be waiting tables to raise awareness and money for children’s healthcare needs in our community at Virginia Mason Memorial and Children’s Village. Read more about YouthWorks Restaurant Takeovers[…]