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Banner Bank Helps

Banner Bank has donated $5,000 to help work to build food security through the Community Action Center's Food & Nutrition work! In January, Ryan Kelly, Pullman Branch Manager, gave us news of the funding to help with... Fresh garden produce for the Community Food Bank, grown in hydroponic bays Cooking and food budgeting classes to [...]

Banner Bank Helps 2017-04-10T08:35:37+00:00

Umpqua Bank invests in Community Food Bank

Tyson Rafferty (L) presents donation to volunteer Suzanne St. Pierre & director Jeff Guyett at the Community Food Bank As an investment in food security for Whitman County, Umpqua Bank's Tyson Rafferty stopped by with a generous donation to help with food & emergency needs of Whitman County residents struggling with food and [...]

Umpqua Bank invests in Community Food Bank 2017-02-13T16:56:32+00:00

#Pullman2040 starts public meetings!

Community Action Center is happy to share the #Pullman2040 public meetings are starting up NOW! Also, visit the website to get more information and to complete your online #Pullman 2040 questionnaire...

#Pullman2040 starts public meetings! 2017-01-23T19:00:09+00:00

Generosity and Palouse Cares!

Once again, the Palouse Cares door-to-door food drive has brought good food from neighbor to neighbor, as 4,000 pounds of food came in to the Community Food Bank here at Community Action Center from the drive on December 3rd! The cash donations from the drive were recently allocated, and Palouse Cares has made a huge [...]

Generosity and Palouse Cares! 2017-02-08T12:55:24+00:00

Cooking Up Community

Sign Up Now for First Cooking Class Series! Community Action Center is excited to announce a series of food management and cooking classes!  The series is offered on Tuesdays, starting January 10th, and meets once a week for ten weeks.  Classes last between one and two hours, depending on the topic. This class will give [...]

Cooking Up Community 2016-12-04T20:11:26+00:00

Young donors matched by local business

Safiya & Hannah "Bob" have generosity matched by Quad Cities Nissan! The Community Food Bank appreciates the effort and generosity of two young people with their hearts set on doing good! When Safiya Nazareli and Hannah "Bob" Hawk put together a food and donation drive for the Community Food Bank recently, their cash donations [...]

Young donors matched by local business 2016-11-14T13:41:50+00:00

Thanks to Sponsors of Building Community 2016

We are grateful for this generous community & for these sponsors... On October 8, Building Community 2016 came together and raised nearly $20,000 for the Community Kitchen. You can join these sponsors and support the kitchen here.                      

Thanks to Sponsors of Building Community 2016 2016-11-14T13:41:50+00:00

Thanks to presenting sponsors, Avista & Good Deeds Mortgage!

        Working with Community Action Center to move people and communities to a positive future throughout Whitman County, we are grateful to both Avista Corporation and Good Deeds Mortgage, the Presenting Sponsors at the recent Building Community 2016 dinner event. Paul Kimmell & Tim Wolsborn shared with us at the SEL Event Center about how important it is [...]

Thanks to presenting sponsors, Avista & Good Deeds Mortgage! 2016-11-14T13:41:50+00:00

Feeding Families with Rescued Lentil Festival lentil chili

Thanks to Francis Benjamin, chair of the National Lentil Festival's "Largest Bowl of Lentil Chili," Community Action Center and some great volunteers worked to rescue nearly 40 gallons of lentil chili, repack it into 1 gallon zip-lock bags, and are distributing the chili to local families visiting the Community Food Bank at Community Action Center. Tom [...]

Feeding Families with Rescued Lentil Festival lentil chili 2016-11-14T13:41:50+00:00

Kelly traveling to DC to share Weatherization Story

Kelly traveling to DC to share Weatherization story We are excited and proud that Kelly Fonteijn, local community member, will be traveling to Washington DC to share her Weatherization story with the National Association of Community Service Programs, hosting a Weatherization Assistance Program 40th Anniversary Celebration on September 7! You can hear how Weatherization [...]

Kelly traveling to DC to share Weatherization Story 2016-11-14T13:41:50+00:00