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Guild News Fall 2012

A publication for the members of Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association


Help Families in Crisis by Supporting Operation Family Care

Operation Family Care hub

Every hour of every day, families depend on Seattle Children's to provide expert, lifesaving care for their children. During an already difficult time, many families also worry about how to pay for essentials such as food, transportation and housing. Thanks to the Emergency Patient Assistance Fund, Children's social workers can help families with these and other basic needs, alleviating significant worries for parents so they can maintain their stability as they focus on their children.

Guild Association trustees recently voted to support the Emergency Patient Assistance Fund via Operation Family Care – an all-guild drive to collect food and gift cards for families in crisis situations. …cont. 


Membership News


Paying Dues Makes a Difference

Paying your guild membership dues is an easy way to make a difference for kids. Last year, dues payments contributed $141,000 to Seattle Children's. …cont. 




Hot Fundraising in the Summer Sun

Friends of Costco Guild Friends of Costco Guild
Trey Green Guild Trey Green Guild
Imagine Guild Imagine Guild
Purchase a Miracle Purchase a Miracle

Tips for Success


Heard it Through the Grapevine

Looking for a twist on your guild's previous events? Consider the ideas we've "heard through the grapevine" about how including wine can help you increase your fundraising profits and add new energy to a luncheon, dinner, auction or party. …cont.  


Leaving a Legacy

Ross and Patricia Galvin legacy hub

The Rewards of Living Longer

Ross and Patricia Galvin tell us that spending time with their great-grandchildren and celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary are tops among the many benefits of living longer. Another important benefit is enjoying a better rate from their charitable gift annuity at Seattle Children's. …cont.  

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