With an unwavering commitment to the community, The Memorial Foundation provides the resources needed to fund today’s initiatives and tomorrow’s promises with a mix of philanthropic and grants development.
The Memorial Foundation was founded by Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital in 1989, and has demonstrated unique leadership in collaboration and creative resource development and community partnerships. Last year, the foundation donors contributed and allocated more than $1 million to local health care programs in Central Washington.
A gift to the Foundation is an investment in the community’s health. Each year, The Memorial Foundation funds more than $1 million in programs that improve the quality of life and health for thousands of men, women and children in the Yakima Valley. A gift to The Memorial Foundation addresses a wide range of programs and purposes, including:
For 20 years The Memorial Foundation has worked to identify the health needs of our community and create tangible solutions to solve those problems. With the dedication and support of community members, partner organizations and Memorial Hospital; The Foundation has touched the lives of thousands throughout the Valley.
Last year alone, the Foundation distributed nearly $1.5 million in funds to the various health programs it is committed to, including North Star Lodge, Women's Programs, The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Community Education. This is in addition to raising over $6 million in funds for the Children's Village expansion project and over $2 million for Cottage in the Meadow.
With great responsibility comes great joy in knowing the difference we are making. Together we make a difference.
It is the generous gifts of financial support of dedicated donors, individuals who make a vital difference with their time and energy and the endless talent of volunteers who are at work in our community, serving those in Central Washington with special health care needs, cancer patients and their families, educating our school age kids and so much more.
By getting involved with The Memorial Foundation through giving or volunteering, you become the hands and feet of this community, touching the lives of thousands of people across the Yakima Valley. Whether you attend an event such as The Memorial Follies or purchase a gift through our Amazon site; a little goes a long ways.
Whatever your gift or talent, The Memorial Foundation health programs needs the time and energy of volunteers. Whether you are a student, busy professional or retired; there is a place for you at Memorial.
Thank you for considering a gift to The Memorial Foundation. Every dollar given makes a real difference, as thousands of families and individuals are reached and helped every year in Central Washington.
Please donate today. Donations can be billed monthly or can be given as a lump sum through the secure online donation form.