Yakima Philanthropist Planned Multiple Million Dollar Donations for Community
YAKIMA, Wash. - The will of local philanthropist, Helen Jewett, is now available to the public. It reveals the numerous donations she planned for 21 organizations in the Yakima community as well as around the state.
The largest single donation was for $1.25 million to create of the Helen Jewett Endowment at the Yakima Valley Community Foundation.
There were nine other donations at $1,000,000 each going to places like the Memorial Foundation, The United Way of Yakima County, and the Yakima Valley Museum. The will also included five other donations for $500,000 each.