resources during school closures

This page contains a list of local resources and important information available during the COVID-19 outbreak. Esta página contiene una lista de recursos locales e información importante disponible durante el brote de COVID-19. Una lista de estos recursos en español se encuentra al final de esta página web. We will update this page as new […]

The Tacoma News Tribune published a story covering the grand opening of Nothing Bundt Cakes in Puyallup. As a part of their grand opening, they are donating 20% of sales to Communities In Schools of Puyallup. Their owner, Cindy Cullen had some wonderful reasons as to why they chose Communities In Schools of Puyallup to […]

We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone who donated to Holiday Help this year! Whether it was for Thanksgiving or the holidays, your support helped 211 families have a Thanksgiving meal and 798 students receive gifts over the holidays. Thank you to everyone who donated:

Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled. Every year in March we have our Annual Friendraiser Breakfast and Auction where we recognize members of the community through the awarding of an Educator, Volunteer, Community Partner, and Student of the year in addition to serving breakfast and hosting a live auction and raffle with proceeds […]

Why Give? Communities In Schools of Puyallup’s mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. This means that we believe that every student, regardless of the challenges they face, should have what they need to realize their full potential. This holiday season, you […]

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Many of the students and families we serve face daily challenges. This holiday season many of those students and families will be without a holiday meal or gifts. You can help brighten the holidays by adopting a student or their whole family. You can also help by donating warm clothing items, food, or giftwrap. Last year […]

Hands holding bread shaped like a heart

Fall is officially in the air, which means Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For some of us, that evokes feelings of excitement– memories of sitting around a table and sharing a meal with the ones we love. For others of us, this can be a stressful time–desiring to provide those memories for our families, […]

Volunteers at the School Supply Sort

We had a goal to beat the 4,249 pounds of school supplies collected last year for Fill the Canoe. Thanks to our amazing partners and community members, we beat that number by a couple thousand pounds! This year, 6,664 pounds of school supplies were collected! Thank you to everyone who donated. Schools have already been […]

A student and his tutor

Last fall, we asked our partners and supporters to help kids start the year off on the right foot! By donating five dollars, we are all giving these kids an imaginary high five and telling them that their community is here to support them! This was a simple ask with a huge impact: by donating […]

A car full of donated school supplies

Help Students Start the Year out Right Every year we partner with Red Canoe Credit Union to collect school supplies for all 32 schools in the Puyallup School District. For every pound that is donated, Red Canoe Credit Union will match on the dollar! We are looking to surpass last years poundage of over 4000!!! If […]