Keep up to date with the latest news and developments from Avie’s Place!


September 2022 – Salmon Festival Back, Bigger and Better Than Ever
The 28th annual Salmon Festival featured more activities than ever, including the Salmon Festival Color Run benefitting Avie’s Place. 

February 2022 – Featured Specialty Parks 
Melton Design Group highlights some of the specialty parks they’ve helped design, including Avie’s Place. 


July 2021 – Upgraded Living Magazine: Avie’s Place
Nicole Wallace discusses the need for an accessible park in the region and the assistance needed to make Avie’s Place a reality. 

June 2021 – This Christian Life Podcast: True Stories of Hope! Avie’s Place
A father, an illness, and a perfect place for his daughter… Louie Wallace discusses surrender and trusting God through life’s most difficult trials.


October 2019 – The Uncommon Truth Podcast: Walking Through Adversity with Steve & Vicki Orsillo
Vicki and Steve Orsillo discuss the loss of their granddaughter Avalynn and how they keep faith amid the most difficult times in life. 

January 2019 – For Children With Cancer, Hope for New Treatments
A new law requiring pharmaceutical companies to test cancer drugs on children brings hope of new drug therapies on the horizon. 


October 2018 – Hi-Tech Play Helps Hospital Kids Heal
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Standford created an interactive and hi-tech medical-free zone where kids can be kids in between medical care. 

August 2018 – Avalynn’s Little Wishes Story
During her treatment, Avalynn became the first little wish recipient in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Bass Cancer Center. 

July 2018 – 6-Year Old Cancer Warrior Avalynn – Campaign 10 
Campaign OAAT (One at a Time) launched a campaign to sell 600 bracelets with 100% of the proceeds going to supporting Avalynn during her treatment and sending her family on a Disney Cruise.