Past Events

The Blueberry 5k Dash (A Denali Blueberry Festival event) follows a paved path, from the McKinley Chalets Resort, through the scenic Nenana River Canyon, to the entrance of Denali National Park, and returns along the same route.

The $25 registration fee goes to COTA for Helen L.

The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a national 501(c)3 charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses. The Blueberry Dash was created to support a COTA in honor of a young tot who recently underwent a kidney transplant and the local Healy donor. All proceeds will go directly to COTA. For more information visit,

The race is August 5th at 10:30 a.m.  Starting point is at Denali Square, located within the McKinley Chalets Resort.

Online registration available until 9:00am, race day. All participants receive a goodie bag and prizes are awarded for the top male/female finishers.


Ashland July 4th Festival

Drop by the COTA for Helen L/Yogurt Hut booth for a sweet treat and a limited-edition "Team Helen" button!




Yogurt Hut Celebrate Helen Month 2015

Celebrate Helen Month at Yogurt Hut 2014

COTA for Helen L Night at Bambu

COTA for Helen L Week At Louie's

Grant High School Royal Blues Performs for Helen!

News of Yogurt Hut's "Celebrate Helen Month" traveled all the way to Portland! The Royal Blues choir of Portland's Grant High School will be performing for Helen, her family, and supporters on Thursday, May 15 in the Lithia Park Plaza at 10:30am before enjoying some frozen yogurt at Yogurt Hut's Ashland location. Come on by for some sweet tunes and, of course, for some fro-yo afterwards!

Family Night at the Ballpark  

Join us Sunday, July 13 for a night of baseball, kid-friendly fun and good times with the Medford Rogues at the Harry and David ballpark in Medford. Gates open at 5pm and the game begins at 6:30. Helen will be throwing out the first pitch!! Tickets are only $8 and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to COTA in honor of Helen L!

Moxie Zumba Helen Celebration


Enjoy an amazing night of theater in honor of COTA for Helen L on June 25, 2015! On this spectacular benefit night, June 25, the evening before the Gala Opening, the Randall Theater will present Jean Giraudoux's satirical masterpiece, The Madwoman of Chaillot. Tickets are ONLY $15 and 100% of the proceeds goes directly to COTA for Helen L! Buy tickets by donating $15 per ticket via this site or contact



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