2019 Fill the Canoe Results

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 […]

2019 High Five For Fall!

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 […]

Fill the Canoe School Supply Drive 2019

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 […]

14th Annual Friendraiser Results

We could not be more thrilled for all the support of our community at this year’s Friendraiser! We had a full room and over $54,000 was raised to support students in the Puyallup School District! We gave out the following awards to very deserving individuals: Community Partner of the Year: Puyallup School District Volunteer Citizens of […]

Holiday Help Thank You

Thank you to all the countless individuals, organizations, and business that supported students and their families during this holiday season. The generous donations of clothing, food, and gifts made all the difference to families in need.We were able to support more families this year than ever before. 688 students received Holiday Help this year, thanks […]

14th Annual Friendraiser

We are so excited that we are coming up to our 14th annual Friendraiser! 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, and Student of the year in addition to serving breakfast and hosting a live auction […]

Holiday Help 2018

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 […]

2018 School Supply Drive Results

What does 35 community partners+ 36 volunteers+ countless individuals who donated equal? A record-breaking year for our annual Fill the Canoe School Supply Drive! This year we collected 4,249 pounds of school supplies to distribute to students in the Puyallup School District! That is more than we have ever collected at Communities In Schools of […]

High Five For Fall!

This 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!  So this was a simple ask with a huge impact: by […]

13th Annual Friendraiser Breakfast 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 340 people there, we had a record amount raised, over $48,000! We gave out the following awards to very deserving individuals: Volunteer Citizens of the Year: David and Barbara Hamry & Charity […]