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Western Success Scholars hosting slate of events for National Foster Care Month

  • Child welfare advocate Amnoni Myers will present "Trauma to Redemption" on May 13 at 11 a.m.

Western Success Scholars, a campus-based supportive program designed to assist all incoming WWU first year, transfer and continuing students who have experienced foster care or homelessness, will host a trio of events for National Foster Care Month.

Free Food Pop-Up

Friday, May 7, from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Visit the WWU Food Pantry Pop-Up (bring your student ID!) at Vendor’s Row to grab a box of fresh produce and other free goodies, such as a celebratory sticker and a free hand sanitizer! The first 70 people get a free woven bracelet. Masks required, vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options available.


Online Webinar: Trauma to Redemption

Thursday, May 13, from 11 a.m. until noon

Amnoni Myers is a passionate change agent, who will help you rethink what it means to thrive in spite of adversity. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.


Foster Care: Let’s Talk About It!

Thursday, May 20, from noon to 1 p.m.

Join our student panelists for a conversation about foster care and its impact on students. REGISTER ONLINE HERE.


For more information please contact the WSS Program Manager Lorrie Bortuzzo, at

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