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GiveBIG, GiveNOW, and you will GiveMORE!

Today, only, is the Seattle Foundation’s one-day giving event, #GiveBIG! Today all donations made through The Seattle Foundation’s website will receive a percentage of the matching funds pool.  This percentage is based on how much is raised. And, you never know, you might be the lucky donor to win a Golden Ticket. So, give today and Mr. Yuk will get more bang from your buck!
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GiveBig 2013

Want to save a life? GiveBIG!

♫  Toothpaste and toddlers, And lilies and kittens, Eardrops in noses, Prescriptions miswritten, Blood pressure medicines doubled- bad luck, These are the reasons to fund Mr. Yuk. ♫ ♫  When the snake bites, When the bee stings, When the food goes bad, Your GiveBIG donation keeps Washington safe, and then you will feel so glad! ♫ You CAN make a difference: donate to the Washington Poison Center at http://tiny.cc/MrYuk
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GiveBig 2013

Why Donate to the Poison Center?

Donate to the Poison Center on May 15th with The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event and you will give more than you know! This one day charitable event is the largest day of giving in the Puget Sound area and donations on this day will receive a pro-rated portion of the matching funds or “stretch” pool. The amount of the “stretch” depends on the total donations raised. Last year the Poison Cen
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Poison Prevention Poster Contest Runners-up!

I get so many great posters, I not only choose a winner but four runners-up as well. I thought I’d introduce them and their artwork (in no particular order). Poppy Long, age 7 did this wonderful poster featuring the friends of Mr. Yuk under a big rainbow Isaiah Colobong, age 12 did this poster warning about the dangers of poison. Kenneth Crockett, age 12, reminds us to be careful of chemical products. Tristen Q
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2013 Washington State Poison Prevention Week Poster Winner!

Announcing the Winner of the 2013 WAPC Youth Poster Contest   Mr. Yuk is excited to announce this year’s Poison Prevention Week poster contest winner…Kaleo Smith, age 10, of Anacortes! As part of our annual Poison Prevention Week celebration, the Washington Poison Center held a children’s poster contest with the theme, “Be Safe with Mr. Yuk.”  Kaleo’s design highlights the safe use of chemicals, especially ones in sp
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2013 Poison Prevention Poster Contest

One of my friends at the Poison Center wanted to know why I was scowling more than usual; he thought I had a bad attitude. Dude, I don’t have attitude!   I’m just …  sad. 😡 It is the end of October and there are very few entries in my poster contest. Every year the nation recognizes the 3rd week in March as “National Poison Prevention Week.”  This year is no different. Poisonings are the leading cause of
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We’re here…Poison Prevention Week has Arrived!!

It’s that time of year again: Poison Prevention Week (PPW), March 18-24.  Mr. Yuk likes to celebrate all month long, so we’ve been spreading the word since March 1, starting with a visit to Olympia to show off our new poster, contest winner, and of course Mr. Yuk’s famously scowling face. This year we celebrate PPW’s Golden 50th Anniversary, and we’d love to have you celebrate right along with
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The 2012 Poison Prevention Poster Contest Winner is….

Jenna Hardman, age 12, of Seattle! Congratulations and a round of applause to the new winner of the “Everyone Needs Mr. Yuk” poster contest.  Jenna’s design shows the face of Mr. Yuk encircled by figures representing the residents of the state of Washington, along with many of the state’s cities.  Jenna wins $500 courtesy of Umpqua Bank, a visit to her school by Mr. Yuk, and her poster will be featured as
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Evening of Fine Wine & Friends

Breaking News!!!!!! We are fast approaching our annual event—An Evening of Fine Wine & Friends!  Quick recap, its on Friday, October 7, 6:30pm-9:30pm at Fremont Studios, 155 N 35th St, Seattle 98103.  Morning Traffic Anchor Tracy Taylor of KING 5 News, famous for her Lil’ Traffic Buddies Program will be co-hosting this year’s event with Mr. Yuk—Of Course!—so its guaranteed to be fabulous and fun! And
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