Now in its fifth year of making grant awards, the Women’s Leadership Guild has raised and gifted more than $140,000 to support women’s and children’s health and wellness and Pullman Regional Hospital’s highest needs.
Today, the guild continues to recruit members who want to make a meaningful difference through the power of philanthropy and empower women and children in the region.
Members voted to award eight $2,000 grants for the 2019-20 grant cycle:
- Albion Food Pantry—supplementing food to those in need in the community of Albion, providing popcorn at community events and offering cooking classes.
- Jefferson Elementary School Outdoor Learning Lab and Garden—creating farm-to-school activities which enhance classroom education through hands-on learning related to food, health, nutrition and agriculture.
- Northwest Cancer Foundation of Hope—directly assisting cancer patients with grants and assistance to help enrich and enhance the lives of those in active cancer treatment.
- Palouse Habitat for Humanity—supplying aluminum ramp components to build 2-5 ramps to assist mobility challenged participants with home access.
- Palouse School Food Pantry—offering nutritious snacks, weekend meals and nutrition education for children whose families indicated there was a need.
- Pullman Child Welfare and Pullman Food Bank—supporting coats for kids, school shoe voucher program, sharing trees, holiday dinner, Thanksgiving dinner, holiday toy drive for children, baby layette program, juvenile services, child protective services and clothing at schools for needs and requests.
- Pullman Schools Pantry Program—funding to supplement the food available for Pullman School District children and their siblings during weekends and long school breaks with backpacks distributed with age appropriate food choices.
- Whitman County Friends of CASA—Supporting volunteers’ continuing education, family visitation activities and family meals at local restaurants for children with a Court Appointed Special Advocate.
“We are a guild of women ‘givers’ who want to empower others,” said guild Chair, Angie Feuerstein. “I love how our membership has grown and how we continue to learn about the impactful work of our regional non-profits. This is an extraordinary experience, leveraging our capacity and being part of something truly meaningful.”
Learn more about the Women’s Leadership Guild: http://www.pullmanregional.org/wlg
Contact: Alison Weigley, Assistant Director of Development, Marketing & Major Gifts
Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation