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Hospital foundation 'bridges gap' in fundraising


March 11, 2021

COLFAX - The Whitman Hospital Foundation raised more than $16,000 to cover a gap between a coronavirus relief grant and their annual auction tallies.

The "Bridge the Gap" campaign was launched in January.

"Right after Christmas, we usually operate in full auction mode," said Foundation Coordinator Becky Dickerson. "But the board understood that holding the auction was not an option this year. So, we reached out to our guest list to donate the equivalent of dinner tickets instead."

The campaign brought donations in by mail and online.

"P1FCU sent $60 for each of their four employees who woul...

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