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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Collecting items for DESC service project

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by in Community Service

A HUGE THANK YOU  to all for another successful coat drive for the DESC. In October, we donated approximately 80 coats, 25 pairs of socks, 15 hats/gloves and scarves. We also donated over 500 toothbrushes and a lot of toothpaste in addition to some other toiletries. Wow! Don Rupp,  the director of the DESC donations […]

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Service Project Updates

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by in Community Service

Service Project Updates! 1)  School Drive was a fabulous success.  In addition to the backpacks and school supplies,  a $1000 gift card was given to the school for the Office Depot for them to purchase additional supplies.  The school is EXTREMELY grateful. Check out this adorable video the kids sent to us as a thank […]

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Annual School Supply Drive!

Posted on 11. Jul, 2016 by in Community Service

PSONS Annual School Supply Drive Benefiting Four Heroes Elementary School Lakewood, WA (Formerly Oakwood Elementary School) It is that time of year again where PSONS members reach deep into their hearts and pockets to help raise money and supplies for a very deserving school. Four Heroes Elementary School in Lakewood, WA is a school that […]

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2016 Project for the DESC

Posted on 05. Feb, 2016 by in Community Service

The PSONS service project to support the homeless clients of the DESC is changing in 2016.  We will NOT be assembling the holiday bags this year so that we can target our project toward the DESC’s highest need items. We will hold the winter coat drive again this year but focusing on men’s coats only (no women or children). We are […]

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