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March 26: WSU chefs part of food bank fundraiser challenge
March 13, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Lasof, executive chef for Washington State University Dining Services at Northside Café, will compete against two other local chefs in the Community Action Center’s Chef’s Challenge at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Gladish Community Center.

WSU organic farm offers food bank patrons fresh choices
December 7, 2016

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

squash-webPULLMAN, 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.

Oct. 28: Community garden presentation canceled
October 19, 2015

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

tomatoesEVERETT, Wash. – This event has been canceled and may be rescheduled for the spring.

The desire to eat healthy and help local food banks has prompted many neighborhoods to start community gardens. But some struggle to attract volunteers and keep going. A director of a successful garden will speak about the project 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Through Dec. 19: Tri-Cities taking food donations for students
December 10, 2014

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

cougarcupboard-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities is accepting food donations through Dec. 19 for the Cougar Cupboard, a food bank specifically designed for students on the campus.

WSU community enriches holiday for children, families
November 24, 2014

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

Syms-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Bright yellow walls and a cartoon painting of Shrek are all that remain of the old Pullman Video Quest. Instead of movie rentals, the former store shelves are lined with canned vegetables and boxed dinners. Off to the side, a 20-foot table sags under the weight of Thanksgiving fare recently donated by WSU student groups.

Pullman Food Bank benefits from FacOps food drive
January 17, 2007

PULLMAN – WSU Facility Operations held a food drive to benefit the Pullman Food Bank. To encourage donations, FacOps turned the food drive into a contest among each of their units. Employees from each unit could donate food and the unit that donated the most pounds of food per person would have a pizza party on Jan. 19, hosted by all the losing unit managers and directors.The FacOps storeroom crew brought in a the most food, an averaged amount of 673.5 pounds.  A total of 2,579.5 pounds in food were collected and donated to the Food Bank. This year’s total surpassed previous years by 2000 … » More …