All schools know that building relationships with the community is very important. Having a Communities In Schools Site Coordinator at Sunrise has helped develop relationships with the community. We’ve increased the number of volunteers that directly help with reading and math instruction. We’ve developed positive relationships with community organizations to support Sunrise and we have […]

A CIS employee tutors two students in reading.

I have been a tutor with the Good Samaritan Readers Program for five years, and a tutor with Emily for three. When we first started, she had a hard time sounding out words. Now she has finished learning 1,000 sight-words, reads fluently with comprehension, and is expanding her reading material to include chapter books, magazines, […]

group of students in blue March Gladness t-shirts

More than 10,000 Puyallup School District students participate in March Gladness, a community service event. Learn more here.

We would like to thank all our wonderful partners in making our “Fill The Canoe” School Supply Drive a great success!  A special thanks to Red Canoe Credit Union for matching donations.  You all have helped make a difference in starting off a student’s school year right! American West Bank Armstrong Fitness Bethany Baptist Church Brantley […] Communities In Schools of Puyallup‘s “10th Annual Friendraiser Breakfast and Auction” last month brought together more than 250 members of the community to celebrate the success of their services, 3 award winning volunteers and the 10th year anniversary of their community service program called March Gladness. It was a record breaking event in attendance […]

Save the Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 and attend our “Friendraiser” Breakfast & Auction “Planting Seeds of Success” Click Here to Register Online Presenting Sponsor: Event Sponsors: Event In-Kind Contributors: Washington State Fair Community Partners: Cascade Regional Blood Services Dutmers Team Life Care Centers of Puyallup and South Hill Pierce College Red Canoe Credit Union […]

Click on the picture below to learn how Communities In Schools of Puyallup is collaborating with local nonprofits to better serve the community. “Directors at nonprofits in Puyallup say they have a deep affection for each other and love to collaborate to help those in need. Pictured, from left, is Jill Snider, Shanna Peterson, Duke […]

Communities In Schools of Puyallup does whatever it takes to keep kids in school. Whether it’s providing food, school supplies, access to dental care, academic assistance or a positive role model, CIS of Puyallup is there to help. We believe that when children succeed, communities succeed. However, it takes resources to make this happen. Luckily […]

Save the Date for our “Friendraiser” Breakfast & Auction “Planting Seeds of Success” Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Time: 7:15 – 9:00 a.m. (Doors open at 7 a.m.) Location: The Puyallup Fair and Events Center – Expo Hall Communities In Schools of Puyallup is serving more students than ever, which means we need your support! Help […]