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 rental or mortgage relief for one month (up to $1,500) to eligible families. The eligibility for this funding includes (but is not limited to): Families […]

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 to find out how this partnership created a great back to school experience for a couple of local students:  A Shopping Spree! “At 8:45pm on […]

Our School Supply Drive Looks Different this Year August Update Thank you to everyone who participated in our school supply drive this year! Through our Amazon Wish List, nearly $600 of supplies were donated. Through Fill the Canoe, $5,305 was donated that will be matched by Red Canoe Credit Union. Our community continues to be […]

School Closure Highlights At Communities In Schools of Puyallup, we are always All In For Kids, both in schools and beyond. When school buildings closed in March, we were able to adapt our services to continue supporting students in Puyallup. With a focus on basic needs and well-being of students, Site Coordinators dedicated their time […]

We have a goal to collect 5,000 books for Puyallup School District students to have while schools are closed.  Update May 27 We have collected over 5,000 books! The books were assembled into mini libraries that are now on their way to all 22 elementary schools and will be available for families to pick up […]

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 […]

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 […]