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Guild News Winter 2014

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


Operation Family Care Provides Vital Assistance

Christiansen GN Hub

Like most parents of infants, Carly and Ryan Christiansen are there when their son Gavin needs consoling at night. But for the Christiansens, being there means sleeping at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Children’s social workers help families like the Christiansens manage the strain of illness and hospitalization. They can sometimes provide essentials like food and transportation, but the needs of families at Children’s often outweigh the available resources.

Operation Family Care, last year’s all-guild heartwarming drive to collect groceries and gift cards for families at the hospital, helped fill this gap. …cont.


Membership News


Wow! You Raised $11.47 Million!

Thanks to your incredible fundraising efforts, the Guild Association raised $11.47 million from projects and membership dues in fiscal year 2013 – $1.1 million more than expected, and $800,000 more than last year! …cont.




Rocking, Running and Raising Money!

Symphony Guild Symphony Guild
Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Guild Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Guild
Dr. Forrest L. Flashman and Seattle Children’s Autism guilds Dr. Forrest L. Flashman and Seattle Children’s Autism guilds
We Believe Guild We Believe Guild
Gold Ribbon Night Gold Ribbon Night

Tips for Success


Does Your Guild “Leave Money on the Table”?

We know that every guild wants to raise as much money as possible for Seattle Children’s. Review these helpful tips from fellow guild members to ensure that your guild isn’t “leaving money on the table” at its event. …cont.


Leaving a Legacy

Sandie McFayden and Marty McMillin Guild News Hub

Guild Members Create Brighter Futures for Children

Friends Sandie McFayden and Marty McMillin are active members of the Sequim Guild, committed to fundraising for uncompensated care. …cont.

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