Chef's Challenge Raises Funds for Community Food! Chef Scott Franke from WSU Dining Services won the “Golden Spatula” on March 10th during an intense Chef’s Challenge competition, which raised nearly $10,000 for Community Action Center’s Community Food. Franke competed against defending champion Lee Wilkins of Greek House Chefs and Jenny Finau of Dough Re Mi. “There [...]
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Fast-paced cooking competition will raise funds for Community Food! Come out on March 10, 2019 for an evening of fun, food, and fundraising, as Community Food of Community Action Center hosts the 3rd Annual Chef's Challenge competition! The Annual Chef’s Challenge competition features Lee Wilkins of Greek House Chefs, Scott Franke of Washington State University Dining, and one more Chef competitor to [...]
Community Action Center is celebrating 30 years of efforts in Whitman County! $30 for 30 years: your signifying gift of support! Your $30 donation is an investment in the future of Community Action's local solutions—whether food for families & children, homeless housing solutions, or repair and weatherization for homes in our county—Community Action has been here [...]
The web-based Community Needs Assessment is open for responses! We need to hear from YOU here: www.opinion.wsu.edu/whitman From healthcare to counseling services, libraries to public transportation, there are many services available to residents of Whitman County offered by a host of agencies. In a cooperative effort, over 20 Whitman County agencies are working [...]
Thank you for your donations! Thanks to overwhelming community support, we have enough donated household items and cash to get the help needed for these residents! We are no longer accepting donations... The eight residents who were displaced by last Tuesday’s fire at the Maple Street Apartment complex escaped injury but have lost most of [...]
We want to hear from you! If you received an invitation to complete a survey for Whitman County needs, pictured below, you are part of a unique group of random residents selected to give your thoughts and opinions about life in your community and in Whitman County! If you have already completed your survey, [...]
Pullman 2040 Housing Security Project Update The chart below describes affordable housing in Whitman County as of 2015—and not much has changed since then. In Pullman, specifically, there is a gap between the need for affordable housing for households with lower income (50% or less of the Median Family Income) and the number of affordable [...]
The 2018 Whitman County Community Needs Assessment has begun! If you have received an invitation to participate in the survey pictured on this page, your name has been randomly selected to be part of the first collection of responses! Local community stakeholders, including Avista Corporation, Pullman Regional and Whitman Hospitals, and Whitman County Public Health, are [...]
Department of Commerce Director Brian Bonlender (l) with Pullman Mayor & CAC Vice Chair Glenn Johnson Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson, Community Action Center's Board Vice Chair this year, made some connections with Washington State officials, including the Governor and Director of Department of Commerce, Brian Bonlender (left in photo), on June 13th in [...]