Stories tagged: Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 3 a.m.
Santa Express lets children experience the joy of giving
The pop-up shop, which benefits the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, opened on Nov. 24 and will remain open until Dec. 23. Santa Express is on the second floor of River …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017
Crisis nursery finds new home on East Sprague property
Thanks to a deal closed this month, a space once relegated to shopping carts and grocery aisles will provide future urgent care to youngsters in need.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Volunteers needed for Rosauers Open Golf Tournament benefitting Veanessa Behan Crisis Nursery
The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery needs another 60 volunteers for its 2017 Rosauers Open golf tournament fundraiser at Indian Canyon Golf Course. It’s the 30th tournament, said Vanessa Behan executive …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Student-built playhouse delivered to Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery
About 20 Spokane Valley High School students arrived at the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery on Tuesday to install a playhouse they built.
Wed., May 17, 2017, noon
Spokane Valley High building playhouse for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery
When students at Spokane Valley High School began a class about early childhood education and pregnancy, they didn’t expect it to end with a playhouse project.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Cheers for Kids: Beer dinner to support Vanessa Behan
Tickets are on sale now for a new fundraising beer dinner to support the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.
Sat., Feb. 7, 2015
Foster parents decry flu vaccine requirement
A new Washington law is forcing foster care providers to make a choice: get a flu shot or stop caring for children younger than 2 years old. At least 50 …
Tue., June 10, 2014
Need for clean diapers goes beyond preventing rash
Durga and Manju Ghalley speak limited English after moving to Spokane from Bhutan two years ago. But it was easy to explain why the couple picked up a dozen free …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013
Store caters to young Santas
Oh, sure, it may be more fun to give than to receive. But what if you’re 4? And you only have 50 cents? And you already distributed all your best …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
40th birthday bash nets $855 for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery
As his wife’s 40th birthday approached, Rob Brewer knew he wanted to do something memorable for Lorna. He planned a surprise party complete with purple streamers and paper plates. He …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2013
Pearls of wisdom
Gordon Jackson has a thing for quotes. Quotes about media, quotes about travel, quotes about career advice and politics, his collection includes several thousand 3-by-5 study cards and more than …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2012
Vanessa Behan haven for kids at risk
It’s been 30 years, but Bill Bialkowsky’s eyes still fill as he recalled reading the coroner’s report. “Fractured skull. Cigarette burns. Pulled hair,” he cleared his throat. “She died a …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2012
A final $1 million gift will help children in need
When Spokane businessman James W. Crow died last year, he left a million-dollar legacy that will help thousands of children. It was a quiet act of generosity from a man …
Tue., Feb. 15, 2011, 7:58 a.m.
Crisis Nursery in need of diaper, formula donations
The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery in Spokane says it’s in desperate need of diapers and baby formula to distribute to low-income families.
Mon., April 12, 2010
Children’s advocate is the linchpin of Our Kids: Our Business
Dina Patrick is one of the unsung heroes of Our Kids: Our Business. She’s responsible for letting everyone know the where, when and who of the hundreds of events, programs, …