Leadership changes within a nonprofit are often bittersweet, offering an opportunity to reflect on past accomplishments while looking forward to new endeavors. Our Executive Director, Jan Mauk, a CIS of […]

Every year, CIS of Puyallup organizes a Holiday Help campaign to collect gifts, supplies, and financial support for the families we serve. One child we helped this year was a […]

Since COVID protocols were put in place in March 2020, our Good Samaritan Readers program has been put on hold. Last week, we welcomed back our first tutor to Woodland […]

The holidays are fast approaching and we’ve kicked off our annual Operation Turkey campaign to provide local families with complete Thanksgiving meals. With families still struggling through these unpredictable times, we’re […]

A car full of donated school supplies

Every year we partner with Red Canoe Credit Union to collect school supplies for all 33 schools in the Puyallup School District. Drive Dates: July 26-August 13 Hybrid Model This […]

One of our students had not been engaging in any online learning. As a result of her consistent absences, she was going to be dropped from the school. This student has […]

2020 Holiday Help

This year’s Holiday Help was the biggest that our organization has ever seen. We had an unprecedented amount of requests for both Thanksgiving and Holiday Help. With the support of […]

Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Eligibility We have received CARES Act Funds through the Puyallup City Council to provide emergency relief grants for residential housing assistance. Through this funding, Communities In Schools will be providing […]

Back to School Community Support, The Salvation Army and Communities In Schools of Puyallup

Salvation Army Partnership Our Faith Partnership Coordinator has built a great partnership with our local Salvation Army- Puyallup Valley Corps. Keep reading this story from one of our Site Coordinators […]