Category Archives: Make It Happen

Our Community Changes Lives Through Cape Horn

On Wednesday, December 11th, Cape Horn for Kids came to a close. Altogether, over $16,000 was raised! Once again, our community came forward to support a worthy cause (benefitting child healthcare services and programs at Children’s Village), and as a … Continue reading

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Cut A Thon for Autism

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A Reason To Celebrate!

A Reason to Celebrate Children’s Village began as a dream and a vision among dedicated community members and organizations to meet the ever-growing needs of children with special health care needs and their families. What grew out of that vision … Continue reading

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The Heart of an Ambassador

When David McKinney was approached a year ago about the possibility of joining a loosely formed group called ‘Friends of the Village,’ a group of local community members charged with educating and raising awareness about Children’s Village, he jumped right … Continue reading

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Philanthropy For Children

The Memorial Foundation seeks to improve the health of the community by educating, inspiring and mobilizing philanthropy. I came to Yakima 25 years ago and I wanted more than anything in the world to be apart of a foundation that … Continue reading

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PNWU Run For Your Life

PNWU Run For Your Life April 9. 2011 Our vision for the 1st annual PNWU Run For Your Life was a community event promoting physical activity and health in the Yakima Valley community.  At the same time, we were hoping … Continue reading

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I’m So Proud

I’m so proud of my community. 200 Believers are stepping forward to support Children’s Village, giving of themselves to ensure that all children with special needs receive the treatment and services they need; it just thrills me! I know this … Continue reading

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Setting the Example

The Memorial Foundation Board, I found that my years with YouthWorks and the time I spent volunteering at Children’s Village to be unbelievably rewarding. It was a joy to plan the “Passion for the Village” party to raise awareness and … Continue reading

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Setting the Example.

Halfway through my college education, I realized that chemistry was not the field that I would pursue. I decided to make medicine my life. As an orthopedic surgeon (I almost chose the path of pediatric orthopedics), my career allowed me … Continue reading

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We Hope Others Feel The Same

The management team at John I. Haas, Inc. chose to support the Children’s Village expansion as a way of investing in the future of our community. And what better way to invest in the future than to support a program … Continue reading

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