Northwest Personal Training Awards Children’s Center $3100

  Sherri McMillan (far left) and her team present Development Director, Matthew Butte (center) with $3100 to support of the work of Children’s Center. Northwest Personal Training organizes the “Girlfriends and Dudes Triathlon.”  This year’s event was a great success with almost 400 participants and resulted in this generous gift of $3100. Thank you, Northwest […]

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Beaches Summertime Cruisin’ Award Children’s Center $10,000

On July 30, 2014, on a warm evening at the Portland International Raceway, Beaches Summertime Cruisin’ presented a $10,000 check to support the work of Children’s Center. A huge thank you to Beaches Summertime Cruisin’ for their very generous support.

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Tod and Maxine McClaskey Foundation awards $750,000 to Children’s Center

Children’s Center is pleased to announce a very generous $750,000 gift from the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Foundation. The money will go toward the nonprofit agency’s capital campaign to support development of a new building to house Children’s Center in east Vancouver. “We are delighted and humbled by this gift,” said Pat Beckett, Executive Director […]

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Groundbreaking Ceremony

On July 23, 2014 Children’s Center celebrated the groundbreaking for the new building. The building, to be named The Marilyn Moyer Building, will help Children’s Center continue to keep our promise to our community that no child would wait for mental health services when in need. While we are proud to have delivered on this […]

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Peg Busick, Founder and Board Member, Honored with Prestigious Lewis Hine Award

(L)Jeffrey Newman, President and Executive Director, National Child Labor Committee and (R) Erik Butler, Chair, National Child Labor Committee Peg Busick, a founder and board member of Children’s Center was chosen as an honoree for the 2014 Lewis Hine Award for Service to Children and Youth presented by the National Child Labor Committee.  She received […]

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Fred Meyer Rewards Benefit Children’s Center

You can help Children’s Center earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works: Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred […]

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AmazonSmile

You shop.  Amazon gives! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Children’s Center whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com. Just click on this link when you want to shop on Amazon.  […]

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Executive Director Pat Beckett honored by Behavioral Healthcare magazine as a 2013 Champion

Children’s Center is proud to announce that Executive Director Pat Beckett has been named a 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion by Behavioral Healthcare magazine.  Ms. Beckett is one of five recipients recognized for the honor in their latest publication. The awards recognize CEOs and Executive Directors under whose leadership behavioral healthcare organizations (mental health and substance […]

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Gentle Dental donates items and services

The wonderful people at Gentle Dental have ensured that the families we serve have toothbrushes and plenty of toothpaste!  In addition, they have generously donated cosmetic dental services for two of the children we serve, which will help build their self-esteem and return their smiles!  Our thanks to Dr. Ronald Hsu, Janell Snyder and Salmon […]

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Be Brave! Act Brave! Stay Brave!

Now more than ever peer bullying is in the national spotlight.   Here at Children’s Center, child safety is of paramount importance.  Below are some amazing tips and easy resource guides for parents, caregivers and teachers for promoting safety.  The posters offer easy to follow tangible suggestions to help children of all ages to be brave, act brave and […]

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