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[…]

The Right Professional With The Right Expertise

“As a pediatric physical therapist, I knew my baby, Thomas, wasn’t keeping up with the expected developmental milestones. At 16 months old, we had his hearing tested. He has severe hearing loss in his “good ear,” and they were not able to turn the machine up loud enough to get a response in his other Read more about The Right Professional With The Right Expertise[…]

November 2018 Sibshop

On November 8, 2018, Children’s Village’s Sibshop was bustling with children ages six to twelve, who were all excited about the commencement of the holiday season.  Sibshops is an event for the brothers and sisters of the children with special needs who come through the Village’s doors.  During this event, the children are given a Read more about November 2018 Sibshop[…]

Specially designed media cart donated!

A grateful thank you to Casey Jones of Docent Design LLC for donating a media cart for Virginia Mason Memorial’s Pediatric Unit.  This specially designed and manufactured media cart will be used in conjunction with the SimBaby manikin to provide valuable education and training for nursing, ancillary, and medical staff. The media cart will enhance Read more about Specially designed media cart donated![…]

Where would we be without Children’s Village?

“We learned about Children’s Village when Shealyn was one month old.  She was diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, a spectrum disorder involving many medical issues. When we left the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, all of the Children’s Village’s services were set in place for us.  A dietitian helped with weight checks, nutrition, and calculated calories.  A Read more about Where would we be without Children’s Village?[…]