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, […]
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 […]
Two East Vancouver Dutch Bros locations – 18911 SE Mill Plain Blvd. and 2610 NE 138th Ave. – sent us $1 from every drink sold on National Coffee Day (Friday, September 29th) via their “Bucks for Kids” program. Talk about a pick me up! Dutch Bros has been using “Bucks for Kids” to support youth […]
On June 29, 2017, Ken and Tracy Wasden from the Gibney Family Foundation made a special visit to Children’s Center to hand Matthew Butte, Development Director a check for $30,000. Our luncheon guests will recall that Ken and Tracy challenged them to match a $30,000 grant to help further Children’s Center’s mission to reach members […]
Cambia Health Foundation supports Children’s Center’s on-site mental health services with a very generous grant of $194,000. Click here for further information about this innovative program.
In a recent USA TODAY interview Patrick Kennedy highlights the critical need for our society to end the stigma and silence around mental illness. Click here to watch the video and read the story.
We are thrilled that our new home at The Marilyn Moyer Building is complete! On Friday, May 29, 2015 the moving truck below (and a couple more like it) began packing up our belongings and bringing them to our wonderful new home. Parents have mentioned that the building feels clean, open, bright, quiet, and a […]
On March 28, 2015 the Storm City Roller Girls, a local flat track derby league, held a book drive at their Saturday night “bout” at the Clark County Event Center. We are extremely thankful to all the fans for donating an abundance of books. Your gifts will be warmly received. Such kindness makes a huge […]
On March 28, 2015, on the campus of Washington State University Vancouver, local artists Erin Dengerink and Jane Cote unveiled the Sea the Difference in the Life a Child mural. Erin and Jane have spent month crafting this stunning glass mural and we are so grateful for their hard work and creative skill. This will be […]