Early Success

Last year so many great things happened in our community and our organization. We began a meaningful partnership with Korum for Kids Foundation focusing on the faith-based community.  Our annual fundraising Friendraiser Breakfast was our most successful ever.  And we connected with so many new businesses, organizations, and individuals in the Puyallup area. We also […]

Caring Adults Needed

You can make the difference in a students life! We are looking for caring adults to tutor/mentor students one-on-one in reading and in math. You don’t need to be an expert at literacy and numeracy to help our students, it helps, but most importantly you just need to have a love for helping students. We […]

2017 School Supply Drive Results

Drum Roll Please…….. TOTAL POUNDAGE: 3161 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! This year we surpassed last years poundage by over 200, how Amazing! We […]

2017 Annual “Fill the Canoe” School Supply Drive

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 2900!!! If […]

12th Annual Friendraiser Breakfast and Auction Results

We could not be more thrilled for all the support of our community at this year’s Friendraiser! In addition to record attendance with over 300 people there, we had a record amount raised, over $44,000! We gave out the following awards to very deserving individuals: Volunteer Citizen of the Year: Marilyn Elliott Educator Citizen of the […]

CIS of Puyallup Front Page News!

Check out our latest feature in the Puyallup Herald | The News Tribune and learn about one of the great services we offer, our Weekend Backpack Program. Giving students food over the weekend can create relationships and the knowledge for some of the students that there is a caring adult in their lives that they can trust. […]

January 2017 Newsletter is Out!

If you have been anticipating the release of our January Newsletter, wait no more!!! Find out who our super SWEET community spotlight was on, learn about the kick-off of March Gladness 2017 projects in the Puyallup School District, and more.  If you didn’t receive our Newsletter in your inbox be sure to sign up on […]

CIS of Puyallup 12th Annual Friendraiser Breakfast and Auction

  Every Year Communities In Schools of Puyallup organizes a breakfast and auction to recognize members of the community for all they do in helping us fulfill our mission. We award a Student Citizen of the Year, an Educator Citizen of the Year, and a CIS of Puyallup Volunteer Citizen of the Year. In addition, all […]

March Gladness 2017 Slogan Announced

The first March Gladness meeting of the year was a success. Students nominated shirt colors and new slogans for the 2016-2017 school year. Then voting commenced….drum roll please….. Upon a heather-gray shirt (newly selected shirt color) the slogan: “Building Unity By Serving Our Community“ will be adorned around the happy smiling face!!!!! Such an amazing new […]