End Of Life Care

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#GivingTuesday – It’s Not a Matter of ‘If’… It’s a Matter of “When”

If cancer has not touched your life already, it will one day. Whether it be through a personal diagnosis, or the diagnosis of a loved one – cancer makes its mark on everyone. It’s not a matter of “if”… it’s a matter of “when.”

Meet Jill… she is a cancer survivor. She found hope and support in the superior cancer care services that are available to her locally, in Yakima. Because of this, she made her journey towards recovery at home, where she felt comfortable.

Today, she is a survivor. Jill has made it her mission to support, and encourage others in the community, to support the services that saved her life. She understands firsthand the impact our generous community makes. Won’t you become a part of this impact?

This #GivingTuesday, November 28, lend your support to the superior cancer services that exist locally, in Yakima.  The superior cancer care services that saved Jill’s life. You can help turn patients into survivors.

Visit our #GivingTuesday page to learn about other giving opportunities.

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Your Support Matters – #Giving Tuesday 2017

Meet Angel – He is reaching new heights at Children’s Village!

Angel has been receiving physical therapy with Alison Longbottom, PT, for many years at Children’s Village. When he was very young, he was afraid to move and he would not let Alison touch him.

But over the years, they have developed quite a friendship! Angel is a very happy little guy; he comes for physical therapy with Alison at Children’s Village on Friday afternoons.  He experiences brittle bone disease (ontogenesis imperfecta) which causes his bones to break easily.

A year ago, during his therapy appointment with Alison, he achieved a big milestone by standing on his own. But that was outdone this week by a new milestone—walking not only with his walker but many steps on his own.

To practice walking, Alison develops games for Angel to play that require him to walk.  Playing darts or games are two ways walking has been incorporated into a fun game.  Angel glows with pride at the success he experiences with improving his movement.

Angel’s story is a testament the accomplishments of our donors.

Children’s Village has been made possible through the generous contributions of our donors. For nearly 20 years, their support has made the caliber of care that local children, like Angel, require available in Yakima. His life is forever touched by each and every one of them!

And you can help – donate to Children’s Village right now.

Keep your support local today, #GivingTuesday 2017!

There are a variety of healthcare initiatives that The Memorial Foundation aims to advance and transform for the greater good of our community. There are patients, like Angel, benefitting from every one of these initiatives. Below, you can view testimonials of how their lives have been touched by our donors:

Children’s Health and Healthy Yakima
Cancer Care and Compass Care

This #GivingTuesday, choose to keep your support local by delivering the gifts of good health and better living in Yakima.



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#GivingTuesday – Your Support Matters!

Support given to The Memorial Foundation is, and always will be, kept local; benefiting a variety of programs and services in your community.

Our supporters have made advancing and transforming healthcare in Yakima a tremendous success over the years, below are examples of they have made an incredible difference in the lives of their fellow community members:

Children’s Health

During the hardest of times, families like the Broers’ are able to find the care that their young loved one requires locally. This is not by chance; this is the result of generous community members who came together to procure essential resources to offer this caliber of care in Yakima. Their donations touch the lives of local children, like Camery, each and every day.

Healthy Yakima
Programs such as ACT! help people within our community to learn how to live healthier. more vital lifestyles. The effect of this program for Jody and Makinzi are life-changing; placing them on the path towards experience more positive healthcare outcomes throughout their lives. Yet another example of how the generosity of community members has impacted the lives of their neighbors!

#GivingTuesday is November 29th. You can play an important role in the mission to continue advancing and transforming healthcare in Yakima – make your gift now!

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Support Local Healthcare on #Giving Tuesday!

By choosing to support The Memorial Foundation, you are choosing to support local healthcare programs and services. Our donors have achieved amazing feats in local healthcare and touched countless lives as a result of their generous support.

Cancer Care
Supporters of North Star Lodge and cancer care have made it possible for patients like Ron to receive comprehensive cancer treatments right here, at home.

Compass Care

Donations from community members have made superior end-of-life care services possible for those patients, and their families, in need of such support locally. Nick and Heidi’s experience has become the new standard when it comes to compassionate end-of-life care in our community.

#GivingTuesday is November 29th. You can play an important role in the mission to continue advancing and transforming healthcare in Yakima – make your gift now!

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#Join Giving Tuesday



What is #GivingTuesday? It’s a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 29, The Memorial Foundation is joining with others from around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. It’s a great time to renew your support and affirm your belief in a healthy community.

It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving. Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.

We invite you to join the movement and to help “get out the give” this November 29.

Get your family, workplace, and organization involved by sharing www.memfound.org/giving-tuesday on your Facebook page.

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