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The Memorial Foundation just received a $5,000 grant from U.S. Bancorp Foundation

The Memorial Foundation just received a $5,000 grant from U.S. Bancorp Foundation to fund autism, behavioral & mental health therapies at Children’s Village! Behavioral issues are on the rise among young children and Children’s Village is the only service provider … Continue reading

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Learn about Klay winning the Liberty Bottleworks’ Contest

Klay Koler is featured on the front page of the Herald Republic today in the Slice of Yakima article. Adriana Janovich wrote the article which tells about Klay winning the Liberty Bottleworks’ first time, on line, back to school art … Continue reading

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Kids Club Summer Finale

Kids Club Summer Finale Big Daddy’s Ice Cream truck pulled up out front and the kids got to hand pick their choice of treat. The kids loved all the choices and there was a line the entire afternoon! The Yakima … Continue reading

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Parent to Parent Annual Summer Picnic

Families of children with special health care needs often talk about feelings of isolation and loneliness. This is why the Parent to Parent office at Children’s Village makes every effort to engage and interact with every family who walks through … Continue reading

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Fun Summer Activities for Children with Special Health Care Needs

No one wants to admit it, but summer can be rough on kids and their parents. Kids get bored and antsy and parents are flustered by all the down time and juggle of activities, work and childcare. Summer can be … Continue reading

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Children’s Village Staff Thanked – By Mailman!

“Thank you for the great job you do in organizing and banding (postal speak) and organizing your out-going mail. I just wanted you to know how much it helps and that I sincerely appreciate your efforts. Thanks! Andy    

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New Parent to Parent Newsletters Published

Quarterly newsletter: English | Spanish

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Children’s Village just received a $175,000 grant for its Nurse Family Partnership program!

From the Memorial Foundation’s Blog Posted on June 20, 2012 by Leslie-W Yakima County’s Nurse Family Partnership program reaches those who are eligible for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).  Nurses make home visits in Yakima County and in outlying … Continue reading

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A Sibling’s Perspective

This is a cross-post from Autism Speaks. The poem was submitted by Dorothy P. Hopkins. Her granddaughter wrote this poem about her brother with autism.   Although he can’t speak I know his emotions He’s frustrated, why can’t we understand … Continue reading

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Legends Casino awarded the Children’s Village Medical Access Fund with a $4,000 grant.

Community at Work Legends Casino awarded the Children’s Village Medical Access Fund with a $4,000 grant. This is the third year Legends Casino has supported this fund at Children’s Village. The funds assist patients in dire need who have no … Continue reading

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