When I was a Senior in High School (1997) I assisted in fundraising for Doernbecher Children's Hospital. In fact "Mountain View High School - Bend" reads out on the main entrance flame dedication structure. A few of us even traveled the 4 hours to take a tour of the facility so we could tell others the importance of giving to this great hospital.
Little did I know that more than 15 years later I would be traveling to the very hospital I supported to bring my 1 year son for an outpatient surgery. I didn't even think twice about where I would take my son for this surgery as I had already established a genuine faith and trust in this hospital years before. I am greatful for the care the staff gave to my entire family and wouldn't hesitate to visit to Doernbecher in the future if necessary.