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CFD Community Fair happening now

People interested in the various non-profit organizations that contributions through WSU’s Combined Fund Drive can benefit can attend the community fair today in the Lighty atrium until 2 p.m.      The fair is held as a way for people to talk with representatives from local CFD nonprofit organizations, said Laura Lahne, CFD coordinator. This allows individuals […]

Community fair emphasizes giving

At least ten nonprofit organizations will have representatives present at the Combined Fund Drive Community Fair on Thursday, Oct. 4. The fair is held as a way for people to talk with representatives from local CFD nonprofit organizations, said Laura Lahne, CFD coordinator. This allows individuals to learn more about the organizations and to learn […]

WSU runs (behind) with the pack in giving

The percentage of WSU employees who give to the Combined Fund Drive is 8.99. That’s right in there with many of the state’s universities, but a couple contributors do stand out above the rest. Western Washington University had an annual giving rate in 2006 of 12.42 percent of employees and University of Washington led the […]

Keeping up with the Huskies

The 2006 Combined Fund Drive is approaching its midway point, and contributions are funneling in. As always, WSU’s drive coordinators are not emphasizing the dollar amount, but rather the number of contributors. But how is WSU doing when compared to other universities in terms of employee involvement? WSU has about 686 employees who have committed […]

Local giving down due to disasters

Tsunamis, hurricanes, floods — several national and international disasters have led many Americans, including WSU employees and students, to graciously give to those in need. However, that trend often has resulted in bypassing local and regional charities, leaving them in bit of a financial lurch. Last year, among state universities, WSU was second to last […]

Program gives 105 percent of employee donations

Ten years ago the amount was $3.4 million. Five years ago it was $4.7 million. Last year, the Washington State Combined Fund Drive donated more than $5.6 million to 2,199 nonprofit organizations — the highest in the program’s history. WSU employees gave $167,944.    CFD was founded in Washington State in 1984 as a means of […]

Celebrating 20 years of employee generosity

Ten years ago it was $3 million. Five years ago it was $4 million. Last year, the Washington State Combined Fund Drive (CFD) had its highest level of contributions in the program’s history with more than $5 million going to about 1,900 charities. Washington State University employees gave $165,473 of it. This year, CFD celebrates […]

Combined Fund Drive kicked off

The Intercollegiate College of Nursing/Washington State University College of Nursing is kicking the Washington State Combined Fund Drive into high gear by asking employees to contribute to the CFD and also help to fight hunger in Spokane by donating food to The Second Harvest Food Bank of the Inland Northwest. The Washington State Combined Fund […]