Thank you for making Winter Wish great this year!

We are so grateful for our volunteers and the following partners that helped make Winter Wish 2016 so special: Better Homes & Garden Real Estate Pacific Commons, CIS board and staff members, Coordinated Care, Multicare, Not Yet Foundation, Pierce County Parks and Recreation, Reeder Property Management, Rotary 8, RSM USA LLP, Tacoma Fire Fighters, Tacoma Public Schools, […]

Amazon Smile Donates to Non-Profits!

Amazon is supporting non-profits by donating 0.5% of purchases made in the organizations name! If you would like to have your Amazon purchases donate to Communities In Schools of Tacoma click the following link:

Help a child while you shop March 16th!

If you shop on Amazon, you can make your purchase count for students in your community. On Thursday, March 16th Amazon will donate 5% of your purchase made on Amazon Smile to Communities In Schools of Tacoma! You don’t need an additional account–Amazon Smile works just like the regular Amazon website. To support Communities In […]

2017 Annual Luncheon

Join us for our annual Luncheon at the Hotel Murano on June 7th. The event will highlight how Communities In Schools of Tacoma is Building Our Community through our year-round programs and special events. Our Keynote Speaker this year is David Flood, a youth inspirational speaker who travels the country speaking to teachers, administrators, students, […]

Give Hope In 2016

Never Give Up on a Child! Join us and provide HOPE to underrepresented children in our community. Each child that we help has their own unique circumstances that stands in their way of success. For some, its homelessness, unstable home environment, poor academic performance, poor health, lack of family engagement, or no caring adult in […]

CIS HIRE kicks off 253 Impact Zone Initiative

Four Mount Tahoma students were chosen to participate in the CIS HIRE (helping interns reach excellence) component of the 253 Impact Zone Initiative this summer. Students completed applications and were selected to volunteer 168 service hours, working with Rebuilding Together South Sound. Students will learn new skills and techniques around carpentry that they can take with them into […]

Ready, Set, Read Celebration

On Thursday, June 23rd, Ready, Set, Read students who read 50 or more books were recognized at the TPSD Board Meeting. Participants chose books from the preschool literacy list and participated in story times and activities throughout the school year. Click here to watch the celebration during the School Board Meeting.

2016 Stuff the Bus Backpack Outreach

What: Volunteers needed to fill backpacks with school supplies When: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 8am-6pm Where: Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium **Call (253)571-4983 to Sign Up** Communities In Schools of Tacoma, United Way of Pierce County, KBTC, Multicare and Rotary #8 are kicking off our 2016 “Stuff the Bus” campaign. We are inviting the public and private sectors […]

Register for our 2016 Ready, Set, Read-Tacoma! Summer Program

Ready, Set, Read-Tacoma! is a free preschool literacy kindergarten-readiness program which aims to help pre-k children and their families prepare for the transition into a school setting. During the Summer reading Program, 7 books are selected which will have STEAM applications. Each week, during the month of July, the librarian holds a story time with […]

2016 LA Service Award

This year, Communities In Schools of Tacoma created the LA Service Project Award. This award was designed to engage students in various community service opportunities throughout their time at Mount Tahoma high school. The primary goal of this award is to empower youth to invest in their local community, learn new trades and teamwork skills. […]