WEST Gives Back

The WEST community is actively involved in volunteer projects.  We partner with local non-profits on projects to make a difference.  We have involvement from our board, advisory board, members, staff, and volunteers.  If you have a volunteer opportunity to share or would like to give back, please reach out to us at [email protected].

Spring 2021 - Life Science Cares - Spring Drive for Room To Grow

We partnered with Life Science Cares on a drive benefiting Room to Grow, which is committed to supporting the fundamental needs of babies born into poverty during their first three years. We collected brand new bottles, bibs, and other feeding supplies crucial for babies' health and growth and so that caregivers have an opportunity to form mealtime bonds in the earliest years. 

March 2021 - Kids in Tech - Career Days

In March (for women’s history month), we partnered with Kid’s in Tech for their weekly tech club meetings. Throughout the month, we provided 9 speakers to talk with tech club students about their career path in STEM inspiring them with possible career options. We also partnered on a couple Beyond the Microscope Virtual Community Labs.

April 2020 - Life Science Cares - Donation to the COVID-19 Response Fund

The WEST community came together for a virtual fundraising event. We organized a special virtual panel discussion and donated one hundred percent of the proceeds to the Life Science Cares COVID-19 Response Fund providing flexible grants to organizations working to meet the emerging and shifting needs caused by the unprecedented outbreak.