Monday, Dec. 5 will mark the Tacoma launch of the nationwide 10-city SPARC project, which aims to reduce homelessness in our cities by addressing racial inequity. The concern is that racial prejudice—sometime overt, but more often not—is believed to be a root cause of homelessness.
There are 9,525 kids on free and reduced lunch in Clover Park School District, this does not include our kids in Steilacoom and University Place. Caring for Kids works every day to provide coats, shoes, clothes, emergency food, school supplies, hygiene products, air beds, blankets, pillows, $5 McDonalds Gift Cards for homeless families and kids, […]
On Nov. 29, 2016, the Lakewood Police Department will be accepting food donations as part of the 7th Annual Fallen Officers Food Drive. The effort – which is organized by the Lakewood Officers’ Charity – benefits the Emergency Food Network (EFN). Volunteers will assist those who want to donate items from 7 a.m. to 6 […]
Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region is participating in #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, November 29. Just as Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday shopping season, #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity during the holidays.
The Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities (PC2) is hosting its 2016 Pierce County Legislative Forum on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at 6:45 p.m., at Mt. Tahoma High School, 4634 S. 74th St., Tacoma, Washington. Pierce County Legislators from Districts 2, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 have been invited to attend as we […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Visitors to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park donated a combined 3,691 pounds of food to the Emergency Food Network during the just-concluded Help Out for Half-Off drive.
During their annual meeting on November 9, 2016, members of the Rotary Passport Club of Pierce County elected its officers for the Rotary Year 2017-2018, which begins July 1, 2017.
UNIVERSITY PLACE – The All Community Thanksgiving Dinner is set for Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24 from Noon-2 pm) at U.P. Primary School Cafeteria (2708 Grandview Drive West). Reservations would be helpful. Please RSVP to Nicole Jovich-Johnson at 206-240-7173. Seating and food is limited.
UNIVERSITY PLACE – The All Community Thanksgiving Dinner will take place on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24 from Noon-2 pm) at U.P. Primary School Cafeteria (2708 Grandview Drive West). Reservations would be helpful. Please RSVP to Nicole Jovich-Johnson at 206-240-7173. Seating and food is limited.
By Peter Franklin The Steilacoom Kiwanis gave a $100 check to Cherrydale Elementary to fund the school’s “Treasure Box” program. The Office Treasure Box allows staff to give a “Caught Doing Good” coin to students who demonstrate exceptional behavior.