By Ed Kane, Freelance Graphics Through threatening clouds, light sprinkles and an occasional blast of sunshine members of Lakewood First Lions Club, Springbrook Connection, Pacific Neighborhood Association, Partners for Parks and the City of Lakewood Parks & Recreation Department rallied to the raised beds and truck-load of fresh soil at Springbrook Park to plant everything […]
It’s not uncommon to hear of someone needing an organ donation of sorts, but this story is a bit of the exception. In November 2013, West Pierce Firefighter/Paramedic Jo Kummerle’s mother was in need of a kidney donation and the search began for a donor. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a match among family or friends that […]
On Wednesday, April 13, Emergency Food Network (EFN) hosted their annual Recognition Breakfast at Historic 1625 to recognize important partners in Pierce County’s effort to fight food insecurity.
Whole Foods Market prides itself on giving back to the communities that they’re located. Several times a year, each store holds community giving days called 5% Days, where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to a local nonprofit or educational organization.
On April 28 at 5:30 p.m., Pierce County Juvenile Court’s CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program will be holding a free event at LeMay – America’s Car Museum, to celebrate the amazing work of their 230 volunteers, to connect with new volunteers, and to raise awareness about the organization’s life-shaping impact on foster kids. Designed […]
The Veterans Resource Fair at the Tacoma Dome needs volunteers for Friday, April 29 (9 am-1 pm), and volunteers for April 30 (9 am-3 pm). More information is available here.
Story by Freda May LASA was able to distribute over 100 Easter Baskets out the door to the families we serve. The goodies came from Curves, Toy Rescue Mission, and Daughters of the American Revolution.
By Dave O’Keeffe, Executive Director On March 21, 250 people gathered at Old Country Buffet for the 13th annual Champions for Youth breakfast. Guests were treated to a delicious breakfast, inspirational stories and opportunities to learn more about the work of Communities In Schools of Lakewood (CISL).
By Jeff Klein, Executive Director Dan is 56, disabled and on Medicare. Carla, his wife is 34 and is also disabled. Carla had no insurance and hadn’t been able to see a doctor for over two years for her mental health issues. When she married Dan two years ago, she lost her SSI because his […]
By Reginald Rush Thanks to generous contributions from Employees Community Fund of Boeing, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the Vogt Foundation, LASA (Living Access Support Alliance) was able to purchase a gently used van. Bruce Titus kicked in free oil changes and washes for life and Rusty George Creative worked with Image 360 on […]