Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is pleased to announce a contribution of $5,000 to Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care of Sunnyside to help fund their Pediatric Palliative Care program.
Heartlinks pediatric program provides specialized care and support for children with serious illnesses, and their families. Heartlinks is committed to ensuring that children are comfortable at home when their health is declining due to a life-limiting illness.
Since 2014, Heartlinks has provided more than 20,107 days of pediatric palliative care. Support is provided by a care team that addresses the unique needs of a child and their family who may be struggling with complicated pain and symptom management. In 2021, Heartlinks served 609 patients in our hospice and palliative care program, and 400+ families through our grief support programs.
“We are committed to supporting families in Central Washington. It is one of our core values.” said Leanne Antonio, President and CEO of Yakima Federal Savings and Loan. “The work that Heartlinks does is immeasurable.”
Heartlinks was founded in 1978 with the mission of enriching the quality of life of patients and families in need of comprehensive care. Heartlinks provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, hospice care, palliative care, and other compassionate support services for adults and children.
“We are incredibly grateful for the support of Yakima Federal Savings and Loan.” stated Shelby Moore, Executive Director of Heartlinks. “Their support of our pediatric palliative care program comes at a time when it is needed the most - we have the opportunity to add more pediatric nurses to our team and the support of Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is making that possible!”
Yakima Federal Savings and Loan is headquartered in Yakima, WA. and has been in business since 1905. With over $2 billion in assets, the association is the 11th largest Washington-based FDIC insured financial institution.
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