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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2015 DESC Community Service Thank You

Posted on 21. Dec, 2015 by in Community Service

Wow!   There are so many people to thank again this year!  260 bags were filled with all our great donations again this year –  that’s right 260!  Even the Mayor of Seattle agrees we have a homelessness emergency in Seattle and PSONS stepped up to do our part!   This is the most bags we’ve ever done and […]

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2015 PSONS Holiday Service Project

Posted on 20. Oct, 2015 by in Community Service

2015 PSONS Holiday Service Project Care Packages for Residents of the Downtown Emergency Service Center It’s time to start shopping bargains for this year’s Holiday bags for the homeless residents of the DESC and Hospitality House! Sorting and Packing Party Wednesday, December 16th 2015 Swedish Medical Center – First Hill 747 Broadway Glaser Auditorium 3 – […]

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Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) – Outstanding Volunteer Group Award

Posted on 11. Oct, 2015 by in Community Service

Our chapter was recognized by the Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) at a their “Breakfast of Champions” event on October 6.  The chapter was awarded “Outstanding Volunteer Group” for all our Holiday donations over the years.  PSONS has been assembling and donating holiday bags for the residents of the DESC since 2008.   We started with 75 bags and have grown […]

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Coin Drive Update

Posted on 28. Sep, 2015 by in Community Service

PSONS members contributed to two fall Coin Drives.  The Fundamentals of Oncology course collected $108 for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society and the September Education Dinner collected $241 for UNICEF.   Thank you to Genentech for matching part of each donation to reach our totals and thank you to everyone who contributed their change!

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Thank you for school supplies donation!

Posted on 21. Sep, 2015 by in Community Service

As we wrap up this last week of Summer 2015, I want to take a moment to extend my deepest thanks to you, my PSONS colleagues, for your generous contributions to the 2015 Annual PSONS School Supply Drive. Our little “school that could” continues to grow by leaps and bounds.  If you recall, in the […]

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