Memorial Foundation Newsletter October 2019

  Nico’s ABA Class Applied Behavior Analysis class (ABA).  When Alma and her son Nico walked through the door of the classroom, they were warmly greeted by behavior technicians Kaecey Lockridge and Omar Luna. Throughout class time, Kaecey and Omar helped Nico practice making eye contact and articulating words.  Nico practiced eye contact by rolling Read more about Memorial Foundation Newsletter October 2019[…]

Changing Lives – Making Impact

Children’s Village is truly changing lives! This summer, a child completed applied behavior analysis therapy – an intense behavior therapy for children with autism. The family recently shared how thrilled they are with the interventions and response that their child received from the team at Children’s Village.  Because of the child’s high functioning autism, the Read more about Changing Lives – Making Impact[…]

CANOPY COUNTRY RV CENTER SUPPORTS LOCAL KIDS

During the month of May, Canopy Country RV Center donated $100 from every sale to children’s health care programs and services at Virginia Mason Memorial, Central Washington’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The campaign ended with a generous $4,000 contribution from the organization. “It is an honor to be able to give back to such a worthy cause,” Read more about CANOPY COUNTRY RV CENTER SUPPORTS LOCAL KIDS[…]

MAKE A MIRACLE AT DAIRY QUEEN THIS SUMMER

June 06, 2019 | By Josh Munson Now through July 25 you can purchase a CMN Miracle Balloon at participating Dairy Queenlocations to help kids treated at our hospital. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for Miracle Treat Day happening this summer on July 25 where $1 from every Blizzard Treat sold is donated to CMN. The following Dairy Read more about MAKE A MIRACLE AT DAIRY QUEEN THIS SUMMER[…]

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![…]