Blown away by the actions the medical team took to keep our family safe…

Throughout the month of April, the team at Virginia Mason Memorial’s Family Birthplace has delivered 165 babies during the global novel coronavirus pandemic. The needs in the Yakima Valley don’t stop for a pandemic. Continue to show your support for children’s health by giving to The Memorial Foundation today here. The excerpt below was shared Read more about Blown away by the actions the medical team took to keep our family safe…[…]

Guiding a loved one through the end of their life…

Families guiding a loved one through the end of their life are still receiving comfort, medications, and assistance through hospice and palliative care. The needs in our valley don’t stop for a pandemic. Continue to show your support of Compass Care programs and services at Virginia Mason Memorial by giving to The Memorial Foundation today Read more about Guiding a loved one through the end of their life…[…]

Cancer Care at Virginia Mason Memorial continues to be an emergent need across the Yakima Valley

Cancer Care at Virginia Mason Memorial continues to be an emergent need across the Yakima Valley. Annually, North Star Lodge sees more than 1,200 new patients and more than 5,000 unique patients. On a typical day, there are an average of 300 patients who visit North Star Lodge.  With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic Read more about Cancer Care at Virginia Mason Memorial continues to be an emergent need across the Yakima Valley[…]

The needs in our valley don’t stop for a pandemic: Meet the twins…

Elisabeth and Natalie were born on October 28, 2019, at Virginia Mason Memorial with heart and lung diseases. Elisabeth weighed 2 pounds, while Natalie weighed 1.5 pounds. The twins were cared for at Virginia Mason Memorial’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – the only NICU within the Central Washington region – for 4 months until Read more about The needs in our valley don’t stop for a pandemic: Meet the twins…[…]

Enteral Feeding Services in Yakima

Memorial’s Infusion Care Enteral Services team provides nutrition services, consultations and personalized feeding plans to home tube feeding patients of the Yakima Valley and surrounding areas. Contact Information: Infusion Care Enteral Fax (509)249-5265 Ordering Supplies To order Supplies call – (509)575-1174 Option #1 or e-mail JoleneSafford@yvmh.org Physician Referrals For physicians or health professionals who would Read more about Enteral Feeding Services in Yakima[…]

Local program Supervisor asked to lead the Washington State Parent to Parent Network….

Rooted in Parent to Parent My introduction to Parent to Parent started over 25 years ago, when I had the privilege of bringing a unique sibling support program to Yakima.  Sibshops was created to support siblings of brothers and sisters with special needs- in a fun, engaging way.  I was a parent raising a young Read more about Local program Supervisor asked to lead the Washington State Parent to Parent Network….[…]

Yakima – Orthotic help for special needs children…

Because of your generosity, children with special equipment needs in our community are receiving the help they need. Through the Pediatric Therapy Services Program at Children’s Village, the physical therapist team has processed over 200 ankle foot orthotic orders to help 155 individual children! To put that into perspective, last year in 2017, we only Read more about Yakima – Orthotic help for special needs children…[…]

4th Annual Children's VillageBuddy Walk®

The Buddy Walk is an easy walk around the Children’s Village campus to celebrate people with Down syndrome! This year, we’ll offer two walking paths: a short, easy walk and a longer endurance walk (which is less than 1/2 mile). Children and individuals with special needs will receive Buddy Walk medals upon completion of the Read more about 4th Annual Children's VillageBuddy Walk®[…]

Miracle Child 2018

Ryan Jr was the miracle child for the 2018 Mr. East Valley Pageant, helping to bring disability awareness and understanding to others.  Jr is 5 and was diagnosed on the autism spectrum with Asperger’s syndrome.  Autism is a developmental disorder that affects an individual’s social skills, behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. He attends East Valley Read more about Miracle Child 2018[…]