Champions in the Spotlight: Cinda Connelly

When you support Children’s Center’s mission, you become a “Champion of Hope” for a child in need. In this series, we’ll interview our dedicated Champions to find out what inspired them to stand up for Clark County kids! You may recognize Cinda Connelly from our Spring 2018 print newsletter. Here’s the “extended cut” interview. We’re so […]

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New campaign offers help to start tough conversations about mental health

Let’s face it: mental health can be tough to talk about, even for those of us committed to the cause. That’s the idea behind a new “Seize the Awkward” campaign from the JED Foundation and AFSP which offers refreshingly practical tips for starting conversations about mental health through relatable and light-hearted videos featuring celebrities and […]

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Your Impact in Letters: Lives touched, spirits lifted during the season of giving

Therapists Recount Stories of Thanks From Families who Received Toy Drive Donations Whenever you dig deep and give big, our therapists hear about it. Clients often express thanks and celebrate the positive impact your generosity has on their lives. Here are some of the stories we heard after the 2017 Toy Drive. “Mom, why do other […]

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Thank You: End-of-year giving

Your generous response to our end of year appeal has helped us start 2018 strong. Your donations are already at work bringing hope and treatment to vulnerable children. Help us keep this momentum going throughout the year and show your support for the Children’s Center by setting up a recurring monthly contribution! Children and families […]

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Fall Newsletter

Fall Newsletter Summary

Fall Newsletter: Bringing Hope to Our Community     If your news feed leaves you looking for hope that cooperation and compassion are alive and well, search no further than the Children’s Center community. The stories shared here on our website, and in our (newly redesigned) newsletter The Chronicle, are proof of what we achieve […]

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Kids Helping Kids: Meet the Minors Who Raised Over $3,000 for the Toy Drive

Annual Toy Drive Gets a Big Boost From Local Youth with Creative Ideas For Fundraising The holidays were brightened for many Children’s Center clients and their families, thanks to the efforts of a few area youth who found creative ways to make a difference. They may be small but their hearts are big — and […]

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More Kids Gain Access to Mental Health Services Through Two New Programs

Children’s Center therapists placed at Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Washington and Clark Country Domestic Violence Prosecution Center. Major strides have been made toward our strategic priority of providing access to mental health services for at-risk children and youth throughout Clark County with the introduction of two new programs. Thank you to the Legacy […]

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Michael Burgoyne

3 Questions to Rethink “Estate Planning and Start Crafting Your Legacy”

Wealth management planner Michael Burgoyne advises clients to approach planned giving with purpose This is a guest article by Michael Burgoyne. Michael is the Founder and President of Laurus Wealth Management, a financial firm associated with LPL Financial, located in Vancouver, WA. He is passionate about trying to help clients create and manage wealth consistent with their values. […]

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Mental Health Awareness for Families

Mother of Mental Health Survivor Urges Action at Annual Benefit Luncheon

Liza Long’s Story “I am Adam Lanza’s mother.” Liza Long wrote those words on her blog the morning of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Long knew firsthand the challenges faced by parents of children with mental illness. She had been struggling for years to find answers, compassion, and treatment for her own son’s brain disorder, […]

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Mental Health Champions in the Spotlight

Champions in the Spotlight: Brian & Mary Thompson

When you support Children’s Center’s mission, you become a “Champion of Hope” for a child in need. In this new series, we’ll interview our generous Champions to find out what inspired them to stand up for Clark County kids! You may recognize Brian and Mary Thompson from our Fall 2017 print newsletter. Here’s the “extended […]

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