Our work is best shared through the stories and images of our students, and testimonials from others touched by the work we do. We invite you to click on a story below… and be inspired.


Success Stories to Read

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This story was submitted by a parent of one of our Good Samaritan Readers students: My son, Evan, has been a part of the Good Sam Reading Program for almost […]

K transformed from a struggling reader, arriving tired, unfocused, and withdrawn at the beginning of the first grade, into an eager learner.