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United Way of Central Washington held the 2nd Annual Celebration of Caring event on March 23, 2016 at the 4th Street Theatre.
Posted at: Monday, April 25, 2016
John and Lisa Kapuza met at Lisa’s first Red Cross board meeting. John was a board member, and Lisa was the brand new Executive Director. Their relationship developed over time and they got married two years ago.  
Posted at: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that harm children’s developing brains so profoundly that the effects show up decades later; they lead to chronic disease, mental illness, and often are the root of drug use, alcohol abuse, and violence.
Posted at: Friday, February 19, 2016
As I reflect back on United Way’s work in 2015, I am proud of the impact the organization has in our community – from the 115,000 community members that were helped by our partner agencies,
Posted at: Friday, February 19, 2016
How can you have direct, positive impact on the lives of thousands of community members in need?
Posted at: Friday, February 19, 2016
Campaign Chairs Bruce and Ann Willis thanked volunteers, participating companies, employee
Posted at: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
 In the second part of the ACEs Conference sponsored by United Way, Yakima Police Department & Gang Free Initiative, and Yakima School District, the focus was on overcoming ACEs, seeing the hope & joy in situations, and building resiliency
Posted at: Friday, February 06, 2015
 On January 29th over 130 people met in Eisenhower High School Commons to learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences and the effects of trauma and toxic stress on the development of children.
Posted at: Friday, January 30, 2015
Regional Hospital
Posted at: Monday, December 15, 2014
This year's recipient of the Ken Messer Community Service Award is Craig Mendenhall
Posted at: Monday, December 15, 2014