Women’s Leadership Guild Gifts $10,000 to Non-Profits

Nov 22, 2016

Since its inception in 2015, members of the Women’s Leadership Guild have raised and gifted $40,000 to support women’s and children’s health and wellness and Pullman Regional Hospital’s highest needs.

The guild continues to recruit members who want to make a meaningful difference through the power of networking, education and philanthropy.  

Thirteen non-profits submitted applications for the 2016-17 grant cycle, and members voted to award five regional non-profits funding to empower their actions and mission to make life better for women and children.

2016-17 Grant Awardees include:

  • Backyard Harvest—afterschool and summer garden curriculum and nutrition education component of the Palouse YMCA afterschool and summer programs which target children ages 5 to 12 years.
  • Community Action Center, Food Bank Garden Program—ingredient and supply costs in offering free, food, nutrition, and gardening educational opportunities (scratch cooking classes and food budgeting classes) to underserved women and children.
  • Families Together for People with Disabilities—parent education classes to provide parents of a special needs child, age birth to three, education, tools and support for healthy emotional development, promote positive parent-child relationships and reduce the chances of child abuse and neglect.
  • Family Promise of the Palouse—funding to support homeless families obtain a stable income and housing by supplying hygiene and first aid products, gas cards, and supporting parenting classes and Day Center supplies.
  • Northwest Children’s Home, Inc.—funding to support the safety, mental health, education and care of up to 70 children who have experienced trauma due to abuse and neglect by contributing to a new wellness center and equipment.

“I love that we represent empowerment,” said guild Chair, Ashley Alred. “I deeply value the commitment our members make to giving of their time and treasure and learning about how we can band together and help women and children. We are going to do amazing things.”

Learn more about the Women’s Leadership Guild: http://www.pullmanregional.org/wlg

 

Contact: Alison Weigley, Assistant Director of Development, External Relations and Marketing
Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation
509-332-2041
alison.weigley@pullmanregional.org

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