December 28, 2022 - Advocacy Committee


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County
  • Purpose: The Goal of the Advocacy Committee is to promote and support the development of creative, proven innovations to meet the basic needs of individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness.  
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services 3rd Floor Paddock Room
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​​​​December 21, 2022 - 18th Annual Homeless Persons Memorial


  • Sponsor: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services and the Homeless Network of Yakima County 
  • Purpose: Each year since 1990, on the first day of winter — the longest night of the year —the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council have joined in sponsoring National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. Approximately 60 people died this past year without a place to call home.  Approximately 60 people died this past year without a place to call home. Each one of these people was loved by someone and made a difference in someone’s life. Thank you for joining us on this first day of winter to remember the those in our community who died without a home in 2022.
  • Location: Millenium Plaza - Yakima

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​​​​December 6-17, 2022 - Yakima Valley Museum Light Extravaganza 


  • SponsorYakima Valley Museum
  • Purpose: Come see the Homeless Network of Yakima County's tree at the Yakima Valley Museum Lights Extravaganza.  Each adult will receive 5 $1 tickets which they can give to their favorite tree - the charities can then redeem those tickets for cash.  All proceeds from this event will serve individuals who are unsheltered. 
  • Location: Yakima Valley Museum located at 2105 Tieton Drive
  • Cost: Adults - $12; Seniors - $10; Children - $5
​​December 21, 2022 - Public Awareness Committee 


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County
  • Purpose: The goal of the Public Awareness Committee is to change the narrative regarding homelessness by educating and informing the community of both successes and challenges faced by those experiencing homelessness.
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services 3rd Floor Paddock Room
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December 14, 2022 - General Membership - Canceled


  • Sponsor: Homeless Network of Yakima County - General Membership meeting
  • Purpose: The Mission of the Homeless Network of Yakima County is to advocate for the homeless people in Yakima County in order to improve their quality of life, increase public awareness of the issues of homelessness, impact public policy and prevent and end homelessness.
  • Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Yakima Neighborhood Health Services 3rd Floor Paddock Room
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