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
Reflecting on the School Year
With the last day of school just days away, we asked our site coordinators to reflect on some of their favorite moments throughout the school year. Our mission is to […]
A Little Hope Helps
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 […]
Good Samaritan Readers Returns
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 […]
Continuous Learning Engagement
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 […]
What a Principal Says about Us
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 […]
The Dedication of our Volunteers
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K transformed from a struggling reader, arriving tired, unfocused, and withdrawn at the beginning of the first grade, into an eager learner.