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    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 eighth year, the Women’s Leadership Guild has raised and gifted more than $265,750 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 2022-23 grant cycle to support The Lauren McCluskey Foundation, Palouse Discovery Science Center, Palouse School Food Pantry, United Way of Whitman County, and the Willow Center for Grieving Children.

    The Lauren McCluskey Foundation will use funds to display “Lauren’s Promise Safety Cards” in public and private restrooms to help victims access the national dating abuse hotline.
    Palouse Discovery Science Center will continue to fund the Mudskippers Outdoor Group for early learners, their caregivers and siblings. Funds will also help provide tools to improve access and accessibility to the nature loop used in the program.
    Palouse School Food Pantry will deliver nutritious snacks to children through the school food pantry.
    United Way of Whitman County will partner with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to send an age appropriate book every month to enrolled children ages 0-5 at no cost to the families.
    Willow Center for Grieving Children will send children to Camp Erin, a children’s grief camp, in the summer of 2023 for children who have lost loved ones.

    Awards were formally presented on Thursday, November 10.

    More information can be found online at

    The Women’s Leadership Guild—established in January of 2015—empowers regional non-profit agencies to support women’s and children’s health and wellness and Pullman Regional Hospital’s highest needs through membership contributions.

    The Guild is chaired by Karen Davis-Morris and includes board members Ginger Flynn, Vicki Jahns, Susie Skavdahl, and Stacey Swift.

    Contact: Alison Weigley, Director of External Relations
    Pullman Regional Hospital & Foundation
    Office: (509) 332-2041 / Cell: (509) 330-0242

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