The YouthWorks Council was created in 2007 to promote the involvement of youth in philanthropy and volunteerism. Being a YouthWorks Council member has many benefits:
Memorial's Youth fundraising program is designed to empower young people in the Yakima Valley to use their ideas, talents and sweat equity to raise funds for local projects supporting children with special healthcare needs.
Youth fundraising includes a variety of student-organized philanthropic projects to raise money and awareness for children with special healthcare needs, including:
This program enhances school unity and fosters community involvement. Since all funds raised stay local, students see the positive effects of their efforts right here in the Yakima Valley. Funds raised are distributed to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Village and health outreach programs for Valley children.
If you have any questions, please contact Josh Munson via e-mail or at 509-249-5261.
Kayla Stanchfield, President
Emma Lascar, Vice President
Mykah McMillan, Secretary
Gunnar Newell, Treasurer
Marina Medrano, Communication Coordinator
Watch some family members--our community voices--who have graciously agreed to tell their stories. We like to refer to them as grateful patients, but more importantly, they are beloved friends.
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is the only Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Central Washington. Its local partners help to keep many specialized pediatric programs and services deliverable in the Yakima Valley.
A youth empowerment and community service initiative engaging our community's youth through mentoring, volunteering, and philanthropy.
We honor these generous hearts for playing a critical role in driving our mission towards success every year for the last quarter century.