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Aug. 7: Food drive will support WSU students in need
August 5, 2015

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

food-cansPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Student Support Services will conduct a food drive 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Dissmore’s IGA to provide for students this academic year.

Nov. 16, 23: Seattle alumni sponsor football food drive
November 13, 2013

SEATTLE – Alumni gathering to watch Cougar football on Saturdays, Nov. 16 and 23, are asked to bring donations of food and supplies as Washington State University observes National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Nov. 17-23.

Nov. 17-23: Food drive, panel mark hunger, homeless week
November 13, 2013

hunger-homeless-120PULLMAN, Wash. – Food and clothing drives, fasting, community service projects, a cardboard “city” and a public forum will highlight Washington State University’s observance of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Nov. 17-23.

WSU, community groups plan for hunger/homeless week
September 24, 2013

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Groups and classes at Washington State University and community organizations are invited to help plan events for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Nov. 17-23.


The WSU Center for Civic Engagement hosts planning meetings at 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 12 in CUB 310. Representatives are welcome.


Groups that cannot send representatives but are interested in participating may email Erin McIlraith, CCE marketing and communications coordinator, at


Tickets on sale for global poverty-relief effort
November 2, 2009

PULLMAN — With an invitation for WSU students and the WSU and Pullman communities to “experience world hunger,” the WSU YMCA and a human development class are arranging five “hunger banquets” over four days, Nov. 15-18.

Tickets for $5 each went on sale Monday, Nov. 2. They will be sold every day 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Cougar Card Center, located in Room 60 of the CUB.

The idea is based on banquets given by Oxfam International, an international poverty-relief organization. Participants don’t know how much – or how little – food they might get. The point is to illustrate the inequality of food distribution … » More …

Hunger and homelessness week aims to educate
November 6, 2007






Pullman students, faculty and staff can help fight hunger and homelessness Nov. 11-17 through a series of events that are meant to bring awareness, education and support to the problem.

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is a national event that aims to heighten awareness of hunger and homelessness issues. With this in mind, the Center for Civic Engagement is working with various groups on campus to bring a variety of events to campus, according to Laura Lahne, student involvement coordinator for the Center for Civic Engagement.

A “Campus Canned Food Drive” … » More …

Hunger week comes to campus
November 8, 2006

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 13-18, will kick off at WSU with a message from Steve Gleason, New Orleans Saints football player and former WSU football player, followed by a panel discussion by faculty and students who have expertise with issues of hunger, homelessness and the Katrina rebuilding efforts. The forum will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in Todd 230. Food drives will be held throughout the week for local agencies, including a Fast 4 Katrina Relief. All groups are welcome to participate.At the Apple Cup a Cougars United donation for Hurricane Katrina victims will be taken. The funds will go … » More …

Effective diet has no magic pill
January 7, 2005

Diet. How’s that for a four-letter word, especially this time of year? The jolly season has been packed away with the tinsel and party hats. Suddenly, ‘tis the season to lose a few pounds.Low carb? Low fat? No flour? No sugar? What’s a body to do?We turned to WSU’s own informal “Food Intake and Obesity Group” in the Department of Veterinary, Comparative Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology for answers.Well, they said, it isn’t easy. And ultimately, the best answer right now is an eight-letter word: exercise.Okay, you didn’t need a Ph.D. to figure that out. But, you probably do need a Ph.D., and years of research, … » More …