Nearly 70 WSU students who decided to finish out the semester at a distance donated over $21,000 of leftover dining funds to help support their peers struggling with food insecurity.
In a letter to the WSU community, student and university leaders unveil the student-driven Coug Health Fund.
WSU student Danni Messina was feeling thankful over the Thanksgiving weekend and wanted to support a good cause. Two days later, her goodwill gesture for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital had her on the hook for over $200,000 and by her own admission feeling a bit panicked. Rather than throw in the towel, Messina showed the world how Cougar innovation works.
Working with the WSU Center for Civic Engagement, students in the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles created the bags this fall as a dual class project. Teams of students, mostly freshmen and sophomores, learned to track down quality used textiles and assemble a real product, at the same time gaining lessons in community service.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 4,000 pounds of certified-organic student-grown produce from Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm has been provided to 13 food pantries in Whitman County this year to feed hundreds of families in need.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils have donated 160 Seattle Sounders professional soccer game tickets to the Rainier Boys & Girls Club of America located in Seattle.