The Parker Youth & Sports Foundation Board of Directors established the Faller/Brayton Endowment in 2007 to honor Bill Faller and Chuck Brayton and their individual and collective contributions to baseball and other sports programs, and to the young people they coached at Yakima Valley Community College and elsewhere over the years.
Mr. Stan Renecker, a Portland resident, provided the inspiration for this endowment with an initial matching contribution of $25,000. Mr. Renecker was a native of Wapato and an Eisenhower High School graduate. He played baseball for YVCC under Coach Faller in 1974 and ’75, graduated from Central Washington University, and earned his law degree at Willamette University.
The purpose of this endowment fund is to provide a permanent, long term financial base to further the Foundation’s mission and objectives. Thanks to Stan’s continuing support, along with that of many other generous contributors, the endowment fund has grown to over $250,000. Contributions from the fund are going out annually to various youth sports programs in the greater Yakima community.
Contributors making donations totaling $1,000 or more may select a Louisville Slugger autographed Bill Faller or Bobo Brayton baseball bat. Below is the Endowment donation form. The PDF application can be filled out online and then emailed. The word document (DOC) can be printed, filled out, and mailed to the address on the form.
Below is the Endowment donation form. The PDF application can be filled out online and then e-mailed or printed, filled out, and mailed to the address provided on the form.