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”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

December 19, 2012

It's the Holiday Season––a time to be grateful for what we have, large or small. For many students, it's also a time to give. It's true that college students can barely strangle an extra penny out of their wallets when buying coffee at Reid; nonetheless, Whitties are actively spreading the Holiday...

Whitman participates in Adopt-A-Family program

Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Emily Lin-Jones

December 8, 2011

This year, members of the Whitman community will continue the holiday tradition of bringing some joy to the lives of disadvantaged families in Walla Walla with the Adopt-A-Family program.  Although the program has been run without significant changes for several consecutive years, this holiday sea...

Adopt-a-Family spreads holiday spirit

Chelsea Kollman '13 selects a gift for the local family she sponsored through the Adopt-A-Family program. Credit: Bullion

Rachel Alexander

December 9, 2009

As Whitman students prepare to head home for winter break, many are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with friends and family. Some families, however, may not have the ability to provide for themselves during the holiday season. To help struggling families in Walla Walla, the Community Service Center is running its annual Blue Mountain Heart-to-Heart, a lo...

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