Program Update: Reporting Back to You After 1 Year of Partnership with DVPC

Partnership with Clark County Domestic Violence Prosecution Center Brings Mental Health Services to Abuse Survivors and Their Families In our Fall 2017 issue of The Chronicle, we told you about a new program at the Clark County Domestic Violence Prosecution Center made possible by the Waldon M. Groves Fund, a Charitable Fund of the Community […]

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Renowned Doctor Fights Stigma, Reassures Parents With Candid Keynote

Annual Benefit Luncheon Attendees Give $119,609 for Clark County Children “Psychiatric disorders in children are not caused by your mother or father…they are caused by DNA roulette.” This straight-talking message formed the theme of the keynote address given by renowned child psychiatrist Dr. Harold Koplewicz at our annual benefit luncheon in June. Dr. Koplewicz is […]

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Food and Toy Drives Going on Now

Looking for ways to participate in the Children’s Center community? Check out these two food and toy drives and consider hosting one of your own! FOOD DRIVE: Now through November 10, 2018 During the month of October we double down on our food drive efforts so that we can give an extra bag of food […]

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3 Ways Your IRA Can Go Further as a Charitable Gift

You Can Reduce Taxable Income and Meet Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) with Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) They say there are only two things in life you can’t escape: death and taxes. But did you know there’s a way you can escape taxation of your IRA earnings? It’s a smart way to make the most impact […]

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Fall ’18 Newsletter: A habit of giving keeps up strong

The haze of a long, smoky summer is finally lifted. The kids are back in school and with that, many of us are feeling a return to routine. If summer is a time of exploration, fall and winter are a chance to settle in. It’s a good time to examine the habits we want to […]

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Champions in the Spotlight: Meet Leann Dodge

Meet Leann Dodge What moved you to take action and support Children’s Center? It started when we met Matthew Butte. I was impressed with his humble approach as part of the Center’s leadership. Then, learning what they’re doing every day with kids and in the school system really made me realize what a significant difference […]

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How to Host a Donation Drive (in 6 Easy Steps)

Have you considered hosting a donation drive, but perhaps you’re not sure where to start? We’re here to help you get started and make your drive a success! There are six steps to organizing a successful drive. We’ve outlined them below, illustrated with photos from a recent drive hosted by our friends and supporters at Wafertech! […]

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Spring ‘18 Newsletter: Everyone Can Do Something

The world collectively marveled as athletes participating in the recent winter Olympics in Pyeongchang tested the limits of human ability. Every day at Children’s Center we marvel at the power of human ability in other ways. We’re inspired by our dedicated therapists who give so much to their work; by our patients and their families […]

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2018 Benefit Luncheon: Sold out!

We’re hard at work preparing for our Benefit Luncheon on June 12th at The Heathman Lodge. We hope you’re looking forward to an inspiring afternoon with your fellow Children’s Center supporters, staff, and acclaimed keynote speaker Dr. Harold Koplewicz. Questions? Contact Matthew Butte at 360.699.2244 or matthewb@thechildrenscenter.org

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How Can We Help an Anxious or Restless Child Focus on Therapy? Go Outside!

Maxine McClaskey Therapy Garden Proves Useful Tool for Treatment John Muir was on to something when he mused, “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread; places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” Recently, an 11-year-old client of ours had something in common with John Muir […]

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