Ways to Give

Ways to give to Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.

Giving at PNWU

Your Donation Makes an Impact

Gifts of all sizes are important to the University's ability to provide educational excellence. Gifts from generous and committed donors have enabled PNWU to achieve many of its goals and fulfill its mission.

Thank you for remembering Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in your charitable giving which helps us educate health care professionals needed to improve the availability and quality of health care for rural and medically underserved communities throughout the Northwest.   

Give Online

Use our online form.


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Give by Mail

Office of Advancement
111 University Parkway, Ste. 202
Yakima, WA 98901


Check out our list of frequently asked questions.


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2020 Year End Giving

As you consider your final gifts of the 2020 tax year, thank you for remembering Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences!

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Current Use Funds

Current Use Funds have an immediate impact. The funds donated are available to be expended right away to benefit students here at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.

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Planned Giving

Start here by learning the different gift options available to you. We will work with you to find a charitable plan that lets you help support PNWU.

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Event Sponsorship Opportunities

As we plan our 2020-2021 events, we are seeking the involvement and support of community members like you!

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A gift to the endowment supports many different areas including: student scholarships, research, and faculty development. Gifts to the Endowment support in perpetuity, only interest income is used for spending needs.

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Gift of Securities

Gifts of marketable stocks and securities can have an immediate impact on our program, which can be received by PNWU's brokerage account at RBC Wealth Management.

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Gifts from IRAs/IRA Charitable Rollover

The new IRA Charitable Rollover law allows individuals age 70 1/2 or older to make tax-free gifts totaling up to $100,000 from a traditional IRA account directly to Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.

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Retirement Funds

Retirement Funds

A gift through your retirement funds can provide tax benefits that help now and later in life.

Remember that your gift is always tax deductible! Here is PNWU's tax identification number: 06-1744054



A bequest is where the donor leaves PNWU in their will or estate plans. If you would like to discuss the details of this process, please contact Adam Story at 509.249.7862 or at astory@pnwu.edu.

Contact Information

Michele Erickson
Chief Development Officer

Kaitlyn Porter
Director of Annual Giving

Lesley Kerns
Donor Relations/Events Manager

Lauri Roberson
Advancement Services Manager

Alexa Dodd
Administrative Assistant

Kristine Tardiff
Assistant Director of Foundation Relations