Description: An annual all-day event where students volunteer at a local nonprofit organization in downtown Tacoma. Locations vary each year, but example sites include St. Leo's Food Connection and the Giving Garden.
Point in Time Count
Event: Point in Time Count
When: Late January
Description: An annual all-day event where students assist with Pierce County's annual count of people experiencing homelessness. Surveys utilized to count the population of people experiencing homelessness are completed through a downloaded application on the student's phone. There is a required training prior to the event.
Event: UW-T Gives
Description: An annual event where students who have children and financial needs are matched with donors who are willing to purchase their gifts for the holiday season. Applications are completed by students and gift donors in November, gift purchases are then made by the gift donors and returned to the CSL by early December, who then pass on the gifts to the students.
Event: Wrapping Party
Description: An annual event where space and free supplies are provided to students to wrap holiday gifts.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Making
Event: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Making
Description: Students gather to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches which will be given to local food banks for people experiencing homelessness.