August 30, 2012 |

Annual EWU community food drive surpasses its 2012 goals


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For the fifth year in a row staff and faculty at Eastern Washington University have exceeded their goals in the annual community food drive, an effort that includes collecting school supplies for area K-12 students.

Six teams of university personnel from various departments raised a total of $18,241.22, along with 6,236 pounds of food in the drive running May 11 through Aug. 17. Last year the drive netted just over $14,000 and 5,352 pounds of food.

Making the award presentations in the shaded backyard at University House last Thursday, drive chair Nadine Arévalo sai...

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