Camp for kids with medical conditions gets $100K boost

Camp Korey recently received a $100,000 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation in support of its camp for children with serious medical conditions and related family programs.

The Mount Vernon nonprofit annually serves more than 2,500 youth ages 7-16 and their families with over 35 medical conditions, including spina bifida, skin diseases and autism. Its residential summer camps, family weekends and other services are offered for free. Nearly 20 percent of the families served live in Snohomish County.

Donations support the program. The camp is a member of the Serious Fun Children’s Network, an international network of 16 camps founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman.

Learn more at campkorey.org.

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