Other Accomplishments

  • Franciscan receives a $96,164 grant from the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Mission and Ministry Fund to support the "Live Right, Grow Right" children's health program in Lakewood public schools.

     
  • Franciscan receives a $67,443 grant from the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Mission and Ministry Fund to benefit a program for reducing youth violence in Federal Way public schools.

     
  • Franciscan is the lead sponsor of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's historic visit to Tacoma to raise spiritual awareness. In a speech to more than 11,000 people at the Tacoma Dome, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate encourages individuals of all races and ages to work together to make the community a safer, more peaceful place for everyone.
 
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Archbishop Desmond TuTu 
Franciscan helped to make Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s historic visit to Tacoma a reality.