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A publication for the members of Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association
“Our son Addison has been under the care of Children’s for most of this year. The care we have received is exceptional…but our insurance is not.
“When I phoned to ask for some guidance because we did not have the funds to pay our bills, the kind person asked some questions and suggested we apply for financial aid. We were approved. A tremendous burden – one that led to crying and sleepless nights – was, in one letter, gone.” ...cont.
Each year at the Guild Association Annual Meeting, our board of trustees recognizes superior guild support with the Anna Clise Award for Individual Achievement and the Chairman’s Award for Guild Excellence. You’re encouraged to nominate individuals and guilds for these honors. ...cont.
Determining ticket price is just one of the many details involved in planning a successful fundraiser. When setting your event’s ticket price, consider what a guest would be willing to pay to attend a similar event, as well as your guild’s expenses and IRS guidelines. The following overview and example will help your guild set its ticket price and determine whether a portion of the price will be tax-deductible for guests. ...cont.
Pearl Corkery, born in 1889, was a committed Seattle Children’s volunteer and guild member. She belonged to the Mount Baker Orthopedic Guild, volunteered her time at a hospital thrift store and hand-sewed items for patients. Pearl Corkery’s devotion to Children’s inspired the same in her family. ...cont.
Guild News is an e-mail newsletter sent three times a year that includes articles about what's happening at the Guild Association and highlights of guild fundraising successes.
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