During the birth of our daughter we were put up in the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane. I couldn’t believe how much they really help the families of kids that are fighting illness or recovering in the ICU.
"My Friend's Place" is a local shelter for homeless teens. Tomorrow, August 30, Tri-City Cushions is holding a fundraiser for My Friend's Place called "Coins in our Cushions" that is a pirate treasure hunt!
Now through July 31 you can tell Campbell & Company about someone who needs air conditioning repair but can't afford it. Campbell & Company will provide at least $30,000 in home services getting these people set for summer!
Last year the Vietnam War Memorial at Flattop Park in West Richland was vandalized. The combat vets are trying to raise money to fix the monument and secure it with some fencing to hopefully keep vandalism from happening again.
I was at Columbia Valley Chiropractic getting a pinched nerve attended to I noticed a Christmas tree in their lobby with some little tags attached. Each tag had something each member of this family wanted. By the way this is a family currently residing at the domestic violence shelter.
The American Red Cross will hold the annual Turkey Trot race at Columbia Park in Kennewick from 7:30 a.m. to about noon on Nov. 28. The race begins at 9 a.m. This family-friendly 5k or 1 mile race can be walked or run. Fun kid activities will be available and top finishers will receive prizes.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties are once again teaming up for a great charity event. The 2013 Raise-A-Racquet Charity Tennis Tournament is Friday January 18th and Saturday January 19th.