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A Message from VCC Executive Director, Wendy Kleppe

Dear Vashon Friends, Vashon Community Care has a long and proud history of caring for people who have not been able to care for themselves, regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. I, and the entire staff at VCC, are honored to carry on that tradition, and we are blessed to have the financial [...]

The Swamp Bottom Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda Been Is Here!

The Swamp Bottom Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda Been is here! Join Steffon Moody as he takes you through his beautiful whimsical illustrations of what this year's event could have been and most likely will be in 2021. This is is VCC's big annual fundraiser for 2020. Please donate what you can to our Promise Fund for uncompensated care which supports residents who [...]

The Swamp Bottom that Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda-Been

Just when we thought we wouldn't have our annual Swamp Bottom Jamboree fundraiser in 2020, Steffon Moody--the event creator--came up with a solution:  The Swamp Bottom Jamboree that Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda-Been--a video journey through some of the spellbinding acts and ambient performances of what could have been, and most likely will be in 2021.  Narrated and illustrated by Moody [...]

VCC Staff is a Great Team

Now -- more than ever -- our healthcare heroes can use your support. Please say thank you today! We just received another match donation. Now all donations will be matched up $5500 dollar for dollar and go to the VCC Employee Fund for continuing education and staff recognition. And THANK YOU Wendy Noble [...]

VCC Staff is Dedicated

"It's a great staff!" We hear those words all the time at VCC, whether it's from Myrla, Tom, other residents, families or people in the community. Now--more than ever--our healthcare heroes can use your support. Please say thank you, anytime up until May 6! All donations will be matched up $4500 dollar for dollar and go [...]

Give Big Honors VCC’s Passionate Employees

Mary, Ali and Rain,--three of VCC's beloved caregivers-- love what they do. They are not alone. VCC is full of passionate, caring people who are in it for the love of our residents. More, now than ever, they can use your support. Please say thank you, anytime this week up until May 6, during Give Big! [...]

VCC’s Staff is Compassionate

Just ask Joy, or any of VCC's residents and family members. They will tell you that the staff here is top notch. During this year's Give Big, we honor our employees who have been on the front lines keeping residents safe and engaged during the COVID 19 outbreak. All donations will go to the VCC Employee [...]

Memory Support Now Open for Admissions

After two months of waiting for final approval from the Department of Health and Human Services, the Beardsley Family Memory Support Neighborhood is open for admissions to people with dementia. This specialized care offers families the reassurance of knowing their loved ones are safe and secure and their needs are being met. As VCC enters a new [...]

Volunteers Bring Sunshine To VCC

Those of us who call Vashon home tend to be quite proud of the artistic talent that resides here. It's so easy to find clever and original acts without setting foot on a ferry.  The entertainers are our friends, neighbors, or acquaintances, which makes it easy to connect. So when we asked some of these folks to perform [...]

Let’s Keep Our Residents Entertained!

Hi Friends, We've received so many inquiries from caring neighbors who want to show love to our residents during this difficult time. For those of you who want to help, your timing couldn't be better.  Earlier this week, we asked residents to stay in their rooms for meals, and we suspended all indoor group activities to [...]