NWPR’s fundraiser proves record breaking

After months of planning for a one-day Northwest Public Radio fund drive, Mary Hawkins awoke with serious doubts about pulling it off. Campus phone lines had been down the day before and an icy blizzard had blown through eastern Washington during the night.   With drifting snow and closed highways, Hawkins, liaison between Educational Public […]

Employees honored for CFD participation

Doris Lohrey-Birch has worked with the Combined Fund Drive for 16 years. “It’s an easy way to contribute to things that are important to you,” said Lohrey-Birch, a senior secretary with the entomology department. The CFD is Washington’s authorized and supported workplace giving program for state employees. For more than 20 years, employees have been […]

Employee gift drive on through May 15

WSU’s annual faculty and staff gift drive is under way, emphasizing the potential impact of more than 7,100 employees making a gift of any size to the university. For YOUR WSU! – Faculty and Staff Drive 2007 will continue through May 15. “This gift drive is special because it makes a strong statement to our […]

Cougar Health Awareness Team plans blood drives

PULLMAN–The Cougar Health Awareness Team will host American Red Cross Blood Drives on the Washington State University Pullman campus Nov. 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in The Bookie and Nov. 29, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the second floor atrium of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education. In the United States, a blood […]

WSU hopes to increase fund drive participation

Giving a little can go a long way, especially when combined with the gifts of many others. Through the Washington State Employees Combined Fund Drive (CFD), WSU faculty and staff have been giving for more than 20 years, and their generosity continues to grow. Last year, 9.8 percent of WSU employees pledged $169,894, a three […]

Fifth annual women’s clothing drive

For the fifth consecutive year, the Cougar volleyball team is sponsoring a clothing drive for disadvantaged women in the area. Fans are asked to bring their gently used clothing and a pair of new hose for donation to the Pullman Community Action Center. The clothing will be donated for use by area low-income women entering […]

Campuswide blood drive slated for Oct. 22-23

The Inland Northwest Blood Center is holding a Blood Drive for the WSU campus that will run 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 22 – 23 in the CUB Ballroom. This drive is a biannual event that is sponsored by the Rho Nu Prenursing Club, the American Pharmacists’ Association group on campus, […]