Washington State Patrol Troopers support NICU 

If you’ve ever walked down the hall toward the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial, you already know Evie Farmer.  She’s one of the babies featured on the alumni wall for getting her good start in life at Memorial’s NICU unit.

Evie, now 5, stopped by the NICU on June 20, exactly five years after she graduated from the NICU, a place that was her home for the first 81 days of her life. Evie and her family were on a mission: to present a generous donation to the NICU from the Washington State Patrol Troopers Association.  Evie’s dad, Jay, is a state trooper, and her mom, Theresa, is a registered nurse in Memorial’s Day Surgery.

Those who cared for Evie when she was born at 26 weeks, weighing 1 pound, 13 ounces, were delighted to see a happy and healthy Evie, along with her whole family.

Consider making a gift to The Memorial Foundation to help other little ones, like Evie, get a good start on life.

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Thank You Memorial Family of Services Employees!

The 2016 Memorial Family of Services Employee Giving Campaign is well underway.   Our “family campaign” is an employee-led opportunity for all employees to join together to advance the mission of the Memorial Family of Services.
As the office that processes incoming gifts (yes, we view donations as gifts!), The Memorial Foundation has been receiving volumes of responses from employees.  Simply amazing!  Ranging from one time donations to recurring payroll deductions, by giving to The Memorial Foundation employees are keeping support local to benefit the Cancer Care, Children’s Health, Compass Care and Healthy Yakima Initiatives…right here at home.

As of yet, we don’t have numbers to report; however, we can tell from the flood of responses that our team members are supportive, caring, invested in what they do, and committed to Memorial and to our community.
Thank you Memorial Family of Services employees!

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Building on a Legacy

After serving a quarter of a century Anne Caffery has handed over leadership of The Memorial Foundation. Now as CEO Emeritus she trusts her team to guide our community leaders in making our community the healthiest it can be. We build on the legacy of iconic families like the Dolsens, Plaths, Sundquists, Shields, Temples, DeAtleys, Alegrias,  and so many others, as well as corporate leaders like Treetop Inc., the The Noel Corporation, John I Haas, Washington Fruit, Price Cold Storage and Packing, and so many more.

Anne, thank you for your great work and to our community leaders on our Foundation Board such as Bruce Heiser, Bill Wheeler, Jean Pryor and Bob Price for committing to continue this important work moving forward. Building on your legacy for generations to come.

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