Heads UP Tri-Cities


Support organizations that provide for the unmet mental health needs in our community.


Bridge the Gap

Donate to one of the areas below

Bridge the Gap Grant

Board Discretionary Fund

Foster Kids Program

Annual Tailgate Appeal

Flamingo Flocking


Heads UP Tri-Cities is committed to bridge the gap between unmet mental health needs in our community and the organizations that provide for those needs through fundraising, collaboration and promoting awareness. 


Heads UP Tri-Cities has collaborated with several local non-profits to support unmet mental health services in our community. Franklin County Sheriff's Foundation, Emmaus Counseling Services and Lutheran Community Services have been benefactors of grants through the fundraising efforts of Heads UP Tri-Cities.

Who and What We Do

Heads UP Board

Local members of our community sit on our nonprofit board.

Wendee Bodnar - President

Patricia Monteith - Vice President

Mistee Verhulp- Secretary

Carmen Clyde - Treasurer

Shawn Murrow - Board Member

Lisa Larson - Board Member

Kathy Ruggles - Board Member

Diana Brown - Board Member

Heather Farnworth - Board Member


Seahawks Tailgate Fundraiser

Each year we host an annual Tailgate Fundraiser. This event brings together businesses, families and friends. This fall event is a 21 and over event and tailgate themed party to watch the game live, enjoy good food and raise much needed funds for mental health.

Bridge The Gap Fun Run

We will host a 5k fun run this May during Mental Health Awareness month. This family friendly event raising money and awareness for mental health.

Foster Kids Christmas Stockings

Get Involved by:

Email [email protected] and let the Foster Kids Committee know

  •  (1) how many foster children you, your family, your office, your book club, etc would like to buy gifts for: (2) if you have an age or gender preference.
  • A foster Kids Committee Member will email you back the age, gender and assigned tracking number of each foster child and coordinate dropping off the stockings.
  • Your purchase age appropriate toys, games, etc. for each foster child as budget allows.
  • You place gifts for each foster child in a gift bag with tissue paper and tie the stocking onto the bag.
  • You complete the Gift Donation Form attached to the stocking and keep your receipt.

What our supporters are saying

What a great afternoon! You all did a marvelous job and as an Emmaus Board member, we are delighted to help and thank you for making this a reward for our non-profit too.

Emmaus Board Member

Get in touch!


5426 N Rd 68 Ste D #164

Pasco, WA 99301

Alternate Mailing Address: 

4620 Lansing Ln, Pasco WA 99301


(509) 497-7175

[email protected]