Tag: Homelessness

Dec
13

Community Quarterly Meeting – Taking Action to Help End Homelessness

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

In 2017 Associated Ministries began convening Community Quarterly Meetings (CQM) in partnership with other Pierce County homeless and housing service providers; the goal of these meetings was to create an energizing space to gather regularly to learn about, discuss and take action on the crisis of homelessness in our community.

Nov
7

Lead the Way Home Breakfast

Filed Under: - Posted @ 2:30pm

Homelessness is a crisis in Pierce County. We are committed to making it a thing of the past. Join us for breakfast to learn how you can help end homelessness and provide hope.

Sep
24

Hire 253

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

Hire 253, “Ending homelessness, one job at a time.”, is the largest hiring event of its kind in Tacoma with over 80 employers from multiple industries. More than 500 jobs available, on-the-spot interviews, job offers, assistance with resume, applications and FREE hot lunch to first 500 attendees prepared by Goodwill’s Culinary students.

Sep
20

Community Quarterly Meeting – Taking Action to Help End Homelessness

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

In 2017 Associated Ministries began convening Community Quarterly Meetings (CQM) in partnership with other Pierce County homeless and housing service providers; the goal of these meetings was to create an energizing space to gather regularly to learn about, discuss and take action on the crisis of homelessness in our community.

Jul
10

Spark Grant Recipient Helps Provide ‘Showers of Dignity’ for Homeless Neighbors

Filed Under: Spark Grants - Posted @ 1:41pm

They say some of the best ideas come while you’re in the shower, but for Spark Grant recipient Christine Dodson, the shower itself was her big idea.¬† Her program, Showers of Dignity, aims to provide access to showers for people experiencing homelessness in the Tillicum and Woodbrook community. “It’s definitely a dignity issue. Any one > Continue Reading

Jun
21

Community Quarterly Meeting

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

In 2017 Associated Ministries began convening Community Quarterly Meetings (CQM) in partnership with other Pierce County homeless and housing service providers; the goal of these meetings was to create an energizing space to gather regularly to learn about, discuss and take action on the crisis of homelessness in our community.

Jun
14

Project Homeless Connect

Filed Under: - Posted @ 6:00pm

Project Homeless Connect brings together services and resources under one roof, on one day, to offer assistance to people experiencing homelessness. This event relies on volunteers to help the most vulnerable in our community to navigate the different agencies that are available to assist them.

May
19

Shared Housing Services’ Eleventh Annual Dinner Auction

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:00am

Gala – Dinner and Auction

Apr
3

Hire 253

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

Hire 253 is the largest employment event of its kind in Pierce County and beyond. “Ending homelessness, one job at a time”, this event welcomes over 70 employers and community resource to Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center campus. Free hot lunch is provided to the first 300 job seekers. Over 500 employment options from entry > Continue Reading

Aug
8

‘In Our Backyard’ Event Activates Community Conversation on Homelessness

Filed Under: Housing,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 1:04pm

Every month, GTCF talks with organizers of events posted on our Community Calendar to find out what happened and what they learned. In this edition, Roni Chelben РCity of Tacoma Artist in Residence shares her experience putting together In Our Backyard, a traveling series of community events that uses various arts and participatory experiences to > Continue Reading