Sort items for families in need with Cougs in the Community

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 9:43am -- bbates

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Join Washington State University Vancouver alumni, students, staff and friends at Cougs in the Community from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. March 28 at Northwest Children’s Outreach, 6615 E. Mill Plain in Vancouver.

Volunteers will help sort and organize items for Northwest Children’s Outreach, which is a collection and distribution center for clothing, infant care products, diapers, formula and many of the other necessities for families and children in need in Vancouver and Portland.

The Blind Onion will provide pizza for volunteers, and volunteers will receive a T-shirt while supplies last.

For more information or to RSVP, go to, or email Lisa Abrahamsson at or call 360-546-9601. More information about Northwest Children’s Outreach is available at

About WSU Vancouver

WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. in Vancouver, east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205, or via C-TRAN bus service.

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. The university provides affordable, high-quality baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people and communities it serves. As the only four-year research university in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver helps drive economic growth through relationships with local businesses and industries, schools and nonprofit organizations.

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Brenda Alling, Office of Marketing and Communications, 360-546-9601,

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