DESC Apartment Adoption – February 17th

Posted on 06. Feb, 2018 by in Community Service

The DESC  (Downtown Emergency Service Center) is opening a new building to house the homeless.  The PSONS Board has allocated money to adopt three (3) apartments to purchase all the needed items to make the apartments a home.  Items include sheets, towels, dishes, etc. On Saturday, February 17th  at 1230 we will be bringing the household items […]

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DESC Community Service Work Day, January 27th at the DESC Rainer House

Posted on 05. Jan, 2018 by in Community Service

Community Service Work Day At the Downtown Emergency service Center Saturday, January 27, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. DESC Rainier House in the Columbia City area 5270 Rainier Ave South, 98118 Street parking available and walk into the parking garage Note:   This is a garage setting and is dirty work Please dress appropriately We’ll […]

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December Service Project: DESC Move-In Kits

Posted on 20. Nov, 2017 by in Community Service

This year, for our December Service Project we have decided to focus on supporting the DESC in obtaining items for the move-in kits required for clients they move off the street and into shelter.  These people come with no household items so they need the basics to get them started.  Move-in kits have been identified […]

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2017 Annual PSONS School Supply Drive Update & Thank you!

Posted on 26. Sep, 2017 by in Community Service

2017 Annual PSOSN School Supply Drive Hello again friends and colleague, Fall is officially upon us and on behalf of Nancy Thompson and myself, we want to send a HUGE thank you for once again delivering on our promise to support needy children at our little school, Four Heroes Elementary!    2017 just might be […]

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2017 Annual School Supply Drive Kick Off

Posted on 16. Jun, 2017 by in Community Service

2017 Annual School Supply Drive Kick Off Summer is fast approaching and schools are letting out for the long break…what better time to discuss school supplies J The list of needed supplies is below. We are setting a goal of 75 backpacks this year and as many supplies as we can manage for this very […]

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DESC volunteer opportunity 8/12

Posted on 19. May, 2017 by in Community Service

Help DESC!!!! Who: The DESC is looking for Volunteers to help with their store at the Rainier Valley Heritage Festival. Don Rupp at the DESC is setting up teams in shifts to set up, run the sale, dismantle and….. Dress up in vintage clothing and walk in the parade! When: Saturday, August, 12th, What: A […]

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Community Service Work Day at DESC 6/10

Posted on 16. May, 2017 by in Community Service

Community Service Work Day At the Downtown Emergency service Center Saturday, June 10, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. DESC Rainier House in the Columbia City area 5270 Rainier Ave South, 98118 Street parking available and walk into the parking garage PSONS sorted through all the donated clothing in January and it hasn’t been cleared […]

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DESC Service Day Report

Posted on 26. Jan, 2017 by in Community Service

On January 21st, PSONS members spent the day in the DESC garage and annex sorting clothing and toiletries and assembling move in kits for new residents. The team of 20 – 25 people accomplished more than the DESC thought we could get done, which just goes to show how hard nurses are used to working!  […]

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Community Service Work Day at DESC

Posted on 20. Dec, 2016 by in Community Service

Community Service Work Day at the Downtown Emergency service Center In place of our usual “bag stuffing” event for our holiday service project, we are having a work day at the DESC donation center on Saturday, January 21st. The goal is to sort through all of the PSONS donations as well all of the other […]

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Save your Safeway Faberware stamps for the DESC!

Posted on 16. Nov, 2016 by in Community Service

If you shop at Safeway, and you aren’t collecting Farberware stamps for your own needs, please consider collecting them for homeless clients at the DESC! For every 50 stamps, we can get a sauce pan for our move in kits, which provide household goods for our new residents. Just think- if 100 people spent $500 […]

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