The Lauren McCluskey Foundation was founded to honor Lauren’s legacy. As a young adult, Lauren was always there for her friends and those outside her network as a leader, a resource, and as someone who listened. Our mission is to let Lauren’s light shine by supporting her passions, including animal welfare, athletics, and by making campuses across the country a place where students are safe, supported, and have the ability to thrive.

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The Foundation has a comprehensive plan to change the culture that responds poorly to dating violence and stalking on the more than 4,000 campuses that receive Title IX funding in the United States.

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The Foundation provides financial assistance to student Track & Field athletes and is working with the University of Utah to develop an indoor practice facility in honor of Lauren, so she will always have a presence on campus.

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The Foundation supports animal shelters and is particularly committed to helping cats become more adoptable through the Lauren McCluskey Cat Wing at the Whitman County Humane Society.

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