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You’re Invited to the Ryther 2016 Healing Hearts-Healing Homes Luncheon
Join us November 17, 2016 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel 11:30am-1:00pm. All proceeds from this event will support the Cottage Program, serving children ages 6-14 who have been abused, neglected and have experienced an average of nine placements before Ryther. Your support will help us significantly reduce the funding gap between government fees and the actual cost of care to treat children in our Cottage Program. This flagship event raises nearly 20% of our philanthropic revenue and is critical to Cottage Program operations and contributing to the positive outcomes we measure and observe for the nearly 100 children annually who receive 24/7 therapeutic treatment in our three cottages each year.
Please welcome Keynote Speaker Laura Porter & Mistress of Ceremonies Jean Enersen
Laura Porter is Senior Director of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Learning Institute at the Foundation for Healthy Generations, a Seattle-based non-profit. She oversees analysis of ACE and resilience data from Washington youth and adults, and works with local and state leaders to embed developmental neuroscience and resilience findings into policy, practice and community norms. Laura is also mother to three children and grandmother to three precious grandchildren. At this event she will explore the link between ACEs and homelessness.
To attend or to host a table or sponsor, please email Austin Kellogg - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.517.0204.
We thank our generous event sponsors as of August 1, 2016:
Karl & Michelle Quackenbush
Tova & Ken Hornung
Abbott Construction • Advisory Services & Investments • AHT Insurance • Coordinated Care • Crowley Maritime Corporation • Fenwick & West LLP • GGLO • Guild Mortgage Company • K&L Gates • Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes • MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions • Eric & Alissa Tanaka • Umpqua Bank • Vine Dahlen PLLC • Wells Fargo Insurance Services
Holidays are often a difficult time for the children, families and teens in Ryther’s care, but you, your co-workers, family or friends can make the season more joyous by purchasing items that are both requested and needed. You can also help sponsor needy families Ryther serves with Thanksgiving and Holiday food baskets. Contact Janelle Simms at email@example.com for specific wishes and needs.
We accept in-kind donations throughout the year for the 36 children who call Ryther “home” during their treatment on campus and for outpatient families in need of extra support. Please refer to our Ryther wish list (PDF) please click here to see the types of items we typically have needs for. Gift cards and tickets to movies, shows or sporting events are always useful.
If you have items you would like to donate or want to organize a drive for in-kind items please email Janelle Simms firstname.lastname@example.org first to discuss our current needs and to arrange a time for pickup or drop off.
You will find gently used quality women and men’s clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry and kitchen and home décor items, plus books, CDs and artwork. To learn about this all-volunteer operated thrift store click here
By supporting Ryther with a planned gift or including Ryther in your will, you will become part of a legacy focused on helping vulnerable children and their families for over 130 years. For more information on making a planned gift, or if you already have and want to notify us, please call 206.517.0204. To learn more about forms of estate planning, contact your financial advisor or visit www.leavealegacy.org.
Shop online at iGive.com and your favorite online store will donate up to 15% of your purchase price to Ryther.
Shop at Bartell Drugs and they will donate up to 4% of your purchase price to Ryther if you sign up for their 'B' Caring Card and use it while shopping at any of their locations. The 'B' Caring Card is powered by eScrip.
Purchase gifts through smile.amazon.com and 0.5% of your bill will be donated to Ryther when you select us as your designated charity.
Are you a frequent Fred Meyer shopper? Do you have a Fred Meyer rewards card? Then you can help Ryther earn donations every time you shop! Simply link your rewards card to Ryther FredMeyer.com (search for "Ryther") then, every time you shop, we earn a donation.