Community Action Center believes in and supports the protests of the Black Lives Matter movement. We believe that until Black lives matter to everyone, we cannot glibly say “all lives matter” in response. We need to be intentionally rooting out the bias in ourselves so we can wholeheartedly support Black Lives Matter. Where racism lives, [...]


Community Action Center Update

Community Action Center COVID19 Operations Update March 24, 2020   CAC remains open as an essential service Community Action Center is an essential service provider of food, shelter, and social services under the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order on March 23, 2020. As of today, our CAC lobby remains open, while we have closed [...]

Community Action Center Update2020-04-14T09:13:18-07:00

Community Action Center Update

New Food Bank Hours, curbside pickup at Community Food Bank: Wednesday 11 AM- 1 PM, Thursday 2-4 PM If your household needs food assistance, come to the Community Action Center starting 11:00AM on Wednesday or 2:00PM on Thursday, 350 SE Fairmont Road in Pullman. We will run this curbside assistance 11 AM to 1 PM [...]

Community Action Center Update2020-04-07T12:52:13-07:00

Regional Housing Leadership Team opportunity!

Zoning in Pullman affects housing policy and progress An important Palouse Regional Housing Assessment was completed by Thomas P. Miller & Associates (TPMA) in September 2019. The full report can be downloaded from the Partnership for Economic Prosperity’s (PEP) website here. One of the key strategies includes the creation of a Palouse Regional [...]

Regional Housing Leadership Team opportunity!2020-01-17T12:46:36-08:00

2019 Chef’s Challenge

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 [...]

2019 Chef’s Challenge2019-03-19T08:45:20-07:00

2019 Chef’s Challenge

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 [...]

2019 Chef’s Challenge2019-02-06T12:41:54-08:00

$30 for 30 Years of Community Action

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 [...]

$30 for 30 Years of Community Action2018-11-27T13:59:41-08:00

Please take the Community Needs Assessment survey!

The web-based Community Needs Assessment is open for responses! We need to hear from YOU here: 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 [...]

Please take the Community Needs Assessment survey!2018-10-08T11:25:51-07:00

Thank you! Donations to victims of fire have helped

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 [...]

Thank you! Donations to victims of fire have helped2018-09-17T12:18:00-07:00