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Presidents United to Solve Hunger

Support Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH)

No academic program is effective if a student is hungry or homeless. As a participant in the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) initiative, Central cares for students who are homeless or hungry by responding to students in emergency situations and providing the vital resources that students need to succeed.

Student Success

If you are interested in supporting hungry CWU students and promoting student success, please consider donating to the PUSH Fund, with all proceeds going toward students with food insecurities. As one program advocate shared, "It's not enough to provide a scholarship that covers tuition. A hungry student cannot learn effectively. We have to feed the body before we feed the mind."

How to Give

Do you want to know how you can donate to PUSH? View our funding opportunities below.

Donate to the Program

 

Presidents United to Solve Hunger PUSH Fund—This fund works to connect students and other members of our campus community in need of basic resources with food, shelter, clothing, and more. Your support plays a critical role in the success of PUSH on the CWU campus, in the community, and will help students thrive and grow.

 

Wildcats Helping Wildcats

This program is under development. If you need immediate assistance check the resources listed under campus resources or community resources, or contact the farm manager to see if there is food available at the Wildcat Neighborhood Farm.

Take what you need, leave what you can.

PUSH maintains pantries across campus for students to access food resources. You can pick up items at any PUSH Pantry location, which are open during building hours. Items may also be donated at any pantry location. Please donate only unopened items. See our donate page for a list of suggested items.

Join the CWU PUSH Club

Follow the CWU PUSH Club on Facebook to learn about upcoming meetings, events, and general news. We meet at 6:00 p.m. in Michaelsen Hall, room 127 every other Wednesday. We invite everyone to join us to learn more about PUSH. Contact the President Brenna Carlson at brenna.carlson@cwu.edu with any questions.

Upcoming Events

Run/walk through campus, eat free snacks, and enjoy music from 88.1 The 'Burg at the annual PUSH 5k. All proceeds will go towards improving PUSH’s efforts to provide support to students in need.

The first 100 registered participants will receive a FREE t-shirt. Learn more about PUSH and this event on our Facebook page: CWU PUSH.

2020 race date and tickets coming soon.

If you're not sure where to go...

Book an appointment with the CWU Office of Case Management. They are here to help connect you with resources that can make a difference.

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