News/Talk WJR 760 - Guy Gordon - January 20, 2022 Guy interviews Zachary Yaksich, President and Executive Director of Alana's Foundation, about the importance of immunizing your child.
The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly - January 7, 2022 Dave interviews Zack, a Metro-Detroit Dad, who is encouraging parents to get themselves and their kids vaccinated for the flu after his daughter passed from the illness
News/Talk WJR 760 - "Why I Vaccinate"/What's going around - September 25, 2021 Zack, a Metro-Detroit Dad, is encouraging parents to get themselves and their kids vaccinated for the flu after his daughter passed from the illness Guests include Alana’s Foundation President and Executive Director Zachary Yaksich.
News/Talk WJR 760 - Huntington Best In Business - September, 2015
The Paul W. Smith Show News/Talk WJR 760 AM - October 23, 2014 - Paul W. Smith interviews Zack Yaksich, Alana's dad and Dr. Frank McGeorge, ER specialist at Henry Ford Hospital and Good Health Correspondent for WDIV Channel 4 in Detroit, about the importance of annual flu vaccinations.
The Mitch Albom Show News/Talk WJR 760 AM - August 7, 2013 - Mitch interviews Zack Yaksich, Alana's dad about upcoming Mitch Ryder fundraiser.
WZZM13 (ABC) - December 7, 2022 - Flu is on the rise: Father remembers young daughter lost to virus
"Why I Vaccinate"/Talk WJR 760 AM - September 25, 2021 - In this segment, Zachary Yaksich, president and executive director of Alana’s Foundation, shares his families' experience with the flu.
Megacast on West Bloomfield Civic Center TV (CCTV): August 12, 2020 - President of Alana's Foundation Discusses the Importance of Getting Your Flu Shot
FOX2 Detroit Sherry Margolis : April 27, 2020 - Covid-19, Flu Outbreaks Could Hit at the Same Time
ABC Action News, WXYZ TV Detroit, MI: February 16, 2018 - Dad who lost his little girl to the flu encourages others to get vaccinated
West Bloomfield 911: December 12, 2017 - On this episode of West Bloomfield 911, Officers David McNealy III and Zena Dailey speak with Zachary Yaksich (Alana's Dad) and JoAnna Yaksich (Alana's Aunt) about Alana's Foundation, as well as the importance of residents of all ages getting vaccinations to prevent falling victim to Influenza.
I Vaccinate: December 6, 2017 - Hear Alana's Dad, Zachary Yaksich, tell his daughters story and read his blog post about the seriousness of influenza.
SPLASH on West Bloomfield Civic Center TV (CCTV): August 28, 2017 - Splash Host Sheena Monnin sits down with Zachary Yaksich, President and Executive Director of Alana’s Foundation, to discuss the importance of flu vaccinations and the history of Alana’s Foundation.
FOX2 Detroit Kam's Corner - Fundraiser to benefit Alana's Foundation: August 7, 2013 - Kam Carman interviews Zack Yaksich, Alana's dad about upcoming Mitch Ryder fundraiser. Click here to watch.
Bloomfield Township Public TV, Bloomfield Hills, MI: April 23, 2013 - County Corner with Marcia Gershenson Interview with Alana's parents about Alana's Foundation
Wood TV, Grand Rapids, MI: January 16, 2013 - Parents of flu victim share warning
ABC Action News, WXYZ TV, Detroit, MI: January 15, 2013 - Local family sets up foundation in daughters name after flu death
Holland Sentinel: February 7, 2023 - My Take: 20 years ago I lost my child to flu. You don’t have to lose yours
SEEN Magazine Changemaker Awards - November, 2022 - Meet the 2022 SEEN Community Changemakers
Kalamazoo College: January 27, 2022 - Flu Vaccine Efforts Lead to National Recognition
Holland Sentinel: January 19, 2022 - My Take: I lost my child to the flu. Please protect yours.
Traverse City Record Eagle: January 15, 2022 - Opinion: I lost my child to the flu: Please protect yours
Detroit News: October 2, 2020 - “This could have been prevented”: 5-year-old’s tragic story inspires free flu shot clinics
C & G Newspapers: September 17, 2020 - Harper Woods church to offer free flu shots
Detroit Free Press: January 23, 2019 - Opinion: Vaccinate your kids against flu Alana's Dad speaks out about the importance of flu vaccinations.
West Bloomfield Beacon: November 16, 2017 - Nonprofit works to offer free flu shots and raise awareness
Street Medicine Detroit Blog: September 21, 2016 - Alana’s Foundation: Protecting SMD Patients from The Flu
Daily Tribune: October 1, 2015 - Rochester College hosting Two Free Health Fairs - The Rochester College School of Nursing, Alana’s Foundation and the Michigan Community Visiting Nurses Association, have partnered to make the event possible.
West Bloomfield Beacon/Birmingham-Bloomfield Eagle: November 10, 2014 - Students vaccinated in school for influenza
Michigan State University: October 27, 2014 - MSU is participating in Michigan's first-ever college flu vaccination challenge
Eastern Michigan University: October 13, 2014 - Spread the word, not the flu, and get vaccinated this semester - New grant allows clinic staff to vaccinate up to 50 uninsured students
My Metro You: September/October 2014 - Alana's Foundation (pg. 44/45)
Oakland Press: July 27, 2014 - West Bloomfield flu foundation to spread vaccination awareness with concert fund-raiser
My Metro You: March 2013 - Alana's Foundation (pg. 74/75)
Oakland Press: January 13 2013 - W. Bloomfield family creates foundation to save others after their daughter dies of flu
Spinal Column: July 26, 2012 - Yaksich creates something positive from daughter's death
I Vaccinate - Personal Stories: February 13, 2023 - My Take: 20 years ago I lost my child to flu. You don’t have to lose yours
Mi Blues Perspective Blog: January 9, 2023 - After Losing Child to Flu, Metro Detroit Dad Urges Vaccination Against Flu, COVID
Voices For Vaccine Blog: November 21, 2022 - I lost my child to flu. Trust me, you need a shot.
WHTC 1450 Holland: September 8, 2015 - Hope set to defend Title in State Flu Vaccination Competition
West Bloomfield Patch: May 4, 2013 - Mitch Ryder to Headline Benefit Concert in Royal Oak
Royal Oak Patch: May 4, 2013 -Mitch Ryder to Headline Benefit Concert in Royal Oak