2015 Penguin Plunge12th Annual Penguin Plunge

Saturday, March 21 – Noon

Catamount Lake House Pool
By now, you know all too well this event has taken on a life of its own. Taking the icy plunge into the Catamount pool is not only an exhilarating experience but it’s for a great cause.
Penguin Plunge 2015The 2015 event proceeds will benefit the YVMC’s new Cancer Care Center.
The new Cancer Care Center will require substantial support from our community. It will provide a more comfortable and seamless experience for patients, will centralize care and address other critical needs by increasing the number of infusions chairs, doubling the number of exam and private rooms and adding a family waiting area, nurses’ and doctors office.
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We’d like to give special recognition and appreciation to the following friends and businesses sponsoring this year’s event:
Gerald and Rosemary Barth
The Bensler Family
Randy and Connie Dean
Dianna Herbst
Steamboat Emergency Associates, PLLC: The Emergency Medicine Physicians at YVMC
Jeffrey and Patty Sussman

Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa Valley

As the philanthropic arm of the Yampa Valley Medical Center, the Healthcare Foundation for the YampaValley raises funds that enable our medical center to fulfill its mission.Leave a Legacy


The mission of the Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa Valley is to support the healthcare services of Yampa Valley Medical Center for the communities it serves.

Annual Fund 2014-2015 – Exceeding Your Expectations

YVMC is vital to our community and provides compassionate, award-winning care to our patients. Modern facilities, cutting edge technology and innovative programs are costly, but with your help, through your charitable donations, they are available for all who need them. YVMC makes sure vital resources are in place, including the equipment, physicians and staff necessary for effective treatment. Gifts are vital, too. Your gift makes it possible for YVMC to continue to exceed your expectations. For more information and to donate please click here.