Pullman, WA—Five local non-profits were awarded $2,000 each by the Pullman Regional Hospital Women’s Leadership Guild for this year’s grant cycle.
Now in its seventh year of making grant awards, the Women’s Leadership Guild has raised and gifted more than $240,000 to support women’s and children’s health and wellness and Pullman Regional Hospital’s highest needs.
Members voted to award five $2,000 grant awards for the 2021-22 grant cycle to support the Community Action Center, Northwest Cancer Foundation of Hope, Palouse Discovery Science Center, Palouse Habitat for Humanity and the YMCA of the Palouse.
“Not only will we be able to impact Pullman residents by providing diapers and nutritional food for kids, but we will also now be able to spread a helping hand to some of our rural community members through our Mobile Farm Stand.” –Carrie Chase, Community Food Manager for the Community Action Center
“We are grateful for the support given to NW Hope that helps us achieve our goal common goal of helping friends and family on the Palouse who are battling cancer.” –Debi Dockins, Chair & Co-Founder of Northwest Cancer Foundation of Hope
“Funding from this grant will support PDSC’s Mudskippers Outdoor Group from January-May 2022. This weekly program is open to early learners, their siblings and caregivers.” –Meri Joswiak, Director for the Palouse Discovery Science Center
“With this funding, Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale will help two local vulnerable populations - those starting over after the Pine Creek Community Fire and escaping domestic violence through the Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse program.” –Jennifer Wallace, Executive Director for Palouse Habitat for Humanity
“The funds provided by the Women's Leadership Grant will provide YMCA one-on-one tutoring services to youth ages 5 to 12 in the Pullman School District in the 2022 spring semester for any child needing help at no cost to families.” –Josh Paparazzo, Director of Programs for the YMCA of the Palouse
Awards were formally presented on Wednesday, November 4th via Zoom.
Contact: Alison Weigley, Director of External Relations
Pullman Regional Hospital & Foundation
Office: (509) 332-2041 / Cell: (509) 330-0242