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families are moving towards self-sufficiency and on their way to building wealth.



individuals had access to food, shelter and other essentials to help households move from crisis to stability.



contacts received for assistance with community resources through South Sound 211.

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We mobilize and unite the caring power of Pierce County to tackle our community’s toughest challenges to improve lives in measurable and lasting ways.

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Success Stories

We measure our success not in dollars raised, but in actual lives changed. These stories are a testament to the difference that communities can make when we come together to create lasting change.

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Keisha called into the 211 like because she was looking for help paying for worker retraining for Phlebotomy. She was a level 3 CNA in Texas, but she would have to be retrained for here in WA. She was also looking for help with transportation to look for work. Keisha said she was able to get LYFT… Continue Reading ⇢
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Tammy is a stay-at-home mom of 4 children who was connected to us by her pediatrician for parent support and education services. She was connected to Triple P – Positive Parenting Program along with a mental health resource. When following up with her she stated that she followed through with the… Continue Reading ⇢
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