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Check Out the Latest ‘Your Local Cancer Care’ Newsletter

The latest ‘Your Local Cancer Care’ newsletter features Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation Board Member, Cynthia Dano. As a cancer survivor, Cynthia understands the significance of having high-quality cancer care close

Tribute Wine Still Available

This fall, Martin-Scott Winery announced the release a 2019 Tribute Rosé of Sangiovese honoring co-founder, Judi Scott. In addition to her role at the winery, Judi was a dedicated Central

Mary Ellen Miller Endowment Funds Help Bring Renown Speaker to Confluence

There is a growing body of literature that explains how stress, anxiety, and burnout can contribute to a hostile work environment. These factors tend to converge in the healthcare sector

2020 “Spirit of A.Z. Wells” Award

The Foundation will be announcing the recipient(s) of the 2020 “Spirit of A.Z. Wells” award soon.  Watch for this announcement in our local media and on our website,confluencehealthfoundation.org. Named after

GLP Attorneys Helps Support Reach Out & Read Programs at Confluence Health Clinics

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It Does.” –William James The Foundation is very grateful for a donation from GLP Attorneys that will help us fund Reach

Confluence Health Foundation Hosts Virtual Healthcare & Homelessness Symposium

This October, the Confluence Health Foundation is bringing together healthcare leadership and community partners for the Healthcare and Homelessness Symposium: Understanding the Intersection of Housing and Health in the Wenatchee

Sage Coffee House & Bistro in Quincy Joins the Fight Against Cancer

We are always inspired by local business owners that use their passion as a means for change in their local community. In the case of Charlene Sherman, owner of Sage

Wine Sales Will Benefit the Confluence Health Foundation & Honor a Dear Friend

Martin-Scott Winery has announced the release a 2019 Tribute Rosé of Sangiovese honoring co-founder, Judi Scott. For many Confluence Health employees, that name may sound familiar. Judi was a dedicated

Surg Tech Scholarships Helps Us “Grow Our Own”

“Growing your own” typically conjures images of amateur gardeners tenderly cultivating their own backyard produce, but the term takes on a new meaning when we apply it to healthcare in

Congratulations Marcela Covarrubias!

Marcela Covarrubias has been named one of this year’s 30 Under 35! Marcela joined the Confluence Health Foundation Board of Trustees at the beginning of 2020. A Wenatchee local, Marcela

Certification Scholarships Now Available

Did you know the Confluence Health Foundation has funding for CWH, CH, and WVH employee certifications available? That’s right! The Foundation can reimburse up to 80 percent of many national

Local Winery Pays Tribute to Former Confluence Health Employee, Winemaker

Mike Scott, owner of Martin-Scott Winery, has announced he will release a 2019 Tribute Rosé of Sangiovese honoring his late wife, Judi Scott. For many Confluence Health employees, that name

23rd Annual Armada Golf Classic Has Been Canceled

Since late June, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has been growing in North Central Washington. As of July 31st, there were more active cases of COVID-19 in our

Expression’s Gift Shop Has a New Operating Schedule

In March, Confluence Health leadership responded to the threat of COVID-19 by taking a series of precautions that included limiting the number of visitors in healthcare facilities and suspending volunteer

Confluence Health Foundation Awards Scholarships to 31 Community Members

Wenatchee, WA July 23, 2020 Each year the Confluence Health Foundation awards scholarships to deserving members of our community to help them achieve their academic and professional goals. These scholarships

New Edition of Your Local Cancer Care Newsletter

Your Local Cancer Care campaign is focused on its mission to bring a new radiation treatment center to Moses Lake. Check out the latest edition of the newsletter here!

That’s a Wrap! Thank you NCW!

Nearly three months ago, we asked the community to donate any personal protective equipment (PPE) they had available to help protect frontline healthcare workers and local caregivers. PPE is a

Now is the time to make the world a better place

Over the past few months, the Foundation has been focused on COVID-19 response efforts in the community. We remain committed to providing Confluence Health with ongoing support so that they

5,000 Mask Challenge Update

Earlier this month, Confluence Health put a request out to our community for 5,000 handmade masks. These masks will be used by patients, physicians, nurses, and other staff as Confluence

Foundation Board Member Launches New Business

Congratulation’s to Foundation Board Secretary Rick Deich! Rick recently opened his own branch of Charles Schwab in Wenatchee: https://www.wenatcheeworld.com/business/deich-leads-charles-schwab-s-new-wenatchee-branch/article_be0395e2-7f4b-11ea-8a5c-f77907cb0160.html. Best wishes to Rick on his new endeavor.

The Nate Weakley Project Joins the Fight

What’s better than seeing one of your favorite local bands perform? How about seeing them perform and supporting local COVID-19 response efforts at the same time? The Confluence Health Foundation

Confluence Health Foundation in the Headlines

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Confluence Health Foundation has been featured in several Wenatchee World articles this past week. Check it out! Cryptocurrency company donates 22,560 masks

The Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

We are proud to recognize the newest members of the Confluence Health Foundation’s Board of Trustees. The Foundation aims to engage energetic members of the community that will work towards

Proud and Hopeful

Although the Confluence Health Foundation team is social distancing and working remotely whenever possible, it’s still easy to see the widespread heroics of our community. Whether it is essential workers

“Spirits for You, Spirits for Safety” fundraising drive

The Confluence Health Foundation is so fortunate to be the recipient of Blue Spirits Distilling’s “Spirits for You, Spirits for Safety” fundraising drive. The Leavenworth-based business is providing a $10

PPE Donations Update

We are touched by the generosity of local businesses and private donors who have contributed personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Confluence Health Foundation. In one week, we received over

Expressions Gift Shop Volunteer Spotlight: Loretta Fischer

First and Last Name: Loretta Fischer How long have you volunteered for the gift shop? 5 years What is your connection to the Wenatchee Valley? I was born in Iowa

COVID-19: How Can You Help?

Coronavirus represents an unprecedented challenge for all of us. Here are four ways that you can help reduce the impact of COVID-19 in North Central Washington. Stay Home and Social

Confluence Health Foundation Extends Scholarship Application Deadline

The Foundation admires the hard work and dedication of Confluence Health staff during these unprecedented times. Many of our staff members are experiencing higher-than-normal work volume in this rapidly changing

Expressions Gift Shop Closed

Expressions Gift shop, located in the lobby of Central Washington Hospital, is closed until further notice because of COVID-19 concerns.    

NCW Community to the Rescue

The willingness to respond to community needs, especially in times of crisis, has always been at the heart of our North Central Washington communities. The challenges presented by the growing

Reminder: Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Applications will be accepted until March 31st at 5PM. If you would like to apply for a 2020 scholarship, please review the eligibility criteria and complete application found here.

Introducing the New eBooks and Library Access for Patients (eLAP) Program!

At Confluence Health, patient safety and satisfaction are two of the highest priorities, and Confluence is continuously evolving to incorporate the most current best practices in healthcare at its facilities.

Save the Date – Armada Golf Classic

The sun is out, and the warm weather is on its way. Around this time of year, the Foundation starts gearing up for the Annual Armada Golf Classic at Desert

2020 Scholarship Application is Now Available

Each year, the Confluence Health Foundation gives away over $48,000 in scholarships to employees and community members. These scholarships help ensure North Central Washington continues to have access to a

New Oncology Grateful Patient Scholarship Available March 1st

The Confluence Health Foundation is excited to debut a new scholarship award called the “Oncology Grateful Patient Scholarship.” Children and grandchildren of current Confluence Health Oncology Department employees (CWH Medical

Expressions Gift Shop Volunteer Spotlight: Ms. Peg

Name: Peggy Dreisinger How long have you been volunteering at Expressions Gift Shop? Since 2017 What is your connection to the Wenatchee Valley? I started vacationing in Chelan in the

Adele Haley, Expressions Gift Shop Manager, Honored with Award at Apple Blossom Pageant

We are thrilled for the Foundation’s very own Adele Haley, and her husband Pat, who received the Lehman Johnson Award at this year’s Apple Blossom pageant. This award is given

Central Washington Hospital Donor Recognition Wall Updated

If you were at Central Washington Hospital last week, you might have noticed Foundation staff in the main lobby updating the donor wall. New plaques were added in honor of

Confluence Health Foundation’s Scholarships Applications Are Moving Online

Attention scholars! The Confluence Health Foundation will be moving the scholarship application process online. This means that scholarship applicants will be able to complete and submit their scholarship online and

Stop the Bleed Programing Teaches Community Members Life-Saving Techniques

We’ve all seen the action movies where a beloved supporting character is wounded, and the film’s protagonist cradles their friend as they take their last breath. While most of us

Moses Lake Cancer Treatment Center Capital Campaign Reaches $2 Million Mark

We are thrilled to report that our campaign reached an important milestone at the end of 2019. The Confluence Health Foundation and Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation have raised $2 million

Epic Funds Two Foundation Programs

The Foundation began 2020 with a generous donation from our healthcare partners, Epic. Epic’s contribution will help fund another year of two programs, including Reach Out and Read the new

Spirit of A.Z. Wells Gala Featured in Foothills Magazine

The 2019 Spirit of A.Z. Wells Gala honoring Carol Wardell is featured in the January-February 2020 edition of the local publication, Foothills. The photos captured a joyful event held in

2018 Scholarships

Applications are now available and will be accepted through March 30. Click the scholarship tab for the application and more information.

2017 “Spirit of A.Z. Wells” Recipient

Dr. David Parks has been selected as the recipient of Confluence Health Foundation’s 26th Annual “Spirit of A.Z. Wells” award.

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