Women's Economic Opportunity
How Child Care Costs Impact Local Families
Getting promoted cost local mother Kelly Blucher more than $1,200 a month. The raise that came with her promotion made her ineligible for the state child care benefits that helped her support her family. Kelly's story isn't rare. Find out how child care costs in Pierce County are threatening the financial security of local families.Read More
May 24, 2019
Learn more about growing your own food and how to share it with your your local food pantry.
May 27, 2019
Pierce County Veterans Advisory Council invites you to the 2019 Joint Services Memorial Day Ceremony and wreath laying.
June 1, 2019
Join Tacoma Refugee Choir and special guests for "United Drumbeat", a free community concert
Local Girls 'Step' Into Leadership Roles After School
The Vision Step Team after-school program at Sheridan Elementary almost never came to be; but thanks to a group of 5th grade girls the team has grown from 3 to 13 and performed at events across the city. Find out how Coach Chelsea McElroy is turning over the reins of the team to her students to help them learn and grow as leaders.Learn More
Partnering for Census 2020: Philanthropy Northwest, Kiran Ahuja
Philanthropy Northwest CEO, Kiran Ahuja sees philanthropy playing an important role in Census 2020. Find out how her organization is partnering with GTCF to support efforts for a full and accurate count in Pierce County.Learn More
Spark Grant Recipient Tackling "Period Poverty" at Local Schools
Recognizing that young women across the county are missing school due to "Period Poverty" Sharon Chambers-Gordon started the Raising Girls project to provide feminine care products to local girls in need.Learn More