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Nonprofit expands reach to Nez Perce elders

The nonprofit organization, Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment, launched a public service announcement to encourage residents on the Palouse and Nez Perce county to wear a mask when leaving the house.

HANNAH FLORES, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2020

Morgan Chaffee, Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment board member, spends her time collecting and distributing essential supplies to the elderly communities who need it the most during COVID-19. As the pandemic continues to roar on, board member Julian Matthews and Chaffee realized the elders of the...

Grassroots organization connects volunteers with neighbors in need

Some residents on the Palouse wanted to help their neighbors by initiating an organization that delivers groceries to those in need.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

May 26, 2020

About 70 Pullman and Moscow locals are volunteering to deliver groceries to their neighbors in need through a grassroots organization called Palouse COVID-19 Mutual Aid. Delaney Piper, the organizer behind the group and a history masters student at WSU, said volunteers primarily focus on grocery deliveries. Howeve...

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