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Tag: Kain Tayo! (Let’s Eat) Filipono

May
30

KAIN TAYO! A FIESTA FROM AFAR

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:30am

We’re back, and while we are all staying home and keeping safe and healthy – we wanted to have an opportunity to pivot and cultivate community, online! During this unprecedented time of physical distancing, we are having to figure out creative ways to build community and stay connected. As a response to our desires of > Continue Reading

Aug
7

Laughter and Food Build Community at Kain Tayo! Filipino Fiesta

Filed Under: Spark Grants - Posted @ 1:50pm

 Tacoma-based arts organizer Clarissa Grace Gines and local chef Jan Parker struggled to find events in Pierce County that celebrated their Filipino heritage. After years of driving to Seattle to attend events, they recently applied for – and received – a Spark Grant to help create their own event locally. Kain Tayo!, which translates > Continue Reading

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