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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PSONS Annual School Supply Drive

Posted on 19. Jul, 2015 by in Community Service

Benefiting Oakwood Elementary School Lakewood, WA Backpack stuffing party Thursday, August 27th, 5:30 p.m. Swedish Cancer Institute, Tesh Conference rooms. 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. Oakwood Elementary School in Lakewood, WA is […]

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Holiday Service Event Update

Posted on 02. Jan, 2015 by in Community Service

Dear PSONS holiday elves, We had another amazing holiday service project with 210 bags packed in RECORD time.   This was our biggest and most efficient project yet!    We have gotten a reputation among the DESC staff as having THE BEST holiday bags donated to the DESC! Photos from the  night     … are here. If you missed […]

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PSONS School Supply Drive Update

Posted on 09. Oct, 2014 by in Community Service

We had another fabulous school supply drive this year for Oakwood Elementary in Lakewood.   This project is truly one where everybody’s small donations really add up to make a huge difference for these kids.     I think the kids say it best…

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Trick or Treating for UNICEF update

Posted on 23. Sep, 2014 by in Community Service

PSONS members went Trick or Treating for UNICEF at the September PSONS Education program.  Coins and small bills totaling $240.96 were collected from members.   By submitting  part of the donation using one of our members’ company match we were able to increase our donation to UNICEF for a whopping total of $422.96.  What a difference we make when […]

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