Throughout the year, CTA's are encouraged to make items to contribute to charity and bring them to the November meeting. CTA's have contributed items such as quilts and baby blankets, handbags, stuffed animals, clothing, knitted items, as well as socks, underwear and personal items. In the past these donations have primarily been given to the charities we support.


The Wishing Well Foundation provides new and gently-used clothing and school supplies to children 0-18 years of age who are currently placed in the foster care system in Pierce County. They are the only foster support agency of its kind working in Pierce County.70-100 Pierce County foster children per month visit the foundation.

  • Wishing Well Foundation
  • 12716 Pacific Avenue S, Tacoma, WA 98444
  • Mailing address: 16524 89th Ave E, Puyallup, WA 98375
  • Hours: 10-2 pm Wednesday, 1st Sunday of the month 10-2, or by appointment
  • Contact information (confirm donation day before going to Wishing Well)
    Erika Miller Thompson, 206-406-2398

Step By Step Charity offers a holistic program based on relationship and participant involvement. They offer profesional in-home counseling and education, with wraparoud programs and services that address the unique challenges of at-risk mothers and their families.

Goals are healthy baby, safe home, positive parenting and secure future.

  • Step by Step
  • 13407 80th St E. Puyallup, WA 98372
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 3pm, closed Saturday & Sunday
  • Contact information
    Louanne Nilson, 253-896-0903

St. Francis House is a center of compassionate presence and service that offers hope and erases the hardships of those in need in East Pierce County.

As concerned citizens, St Francis House chooses to serve those in need in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi by reaching out to the poor, the oppressed, and the immigrant. All services are provided free of charge. St. Francis House offers several programs that help improve the lives of those in need in the community.

  • St. Francis House
  • 322 7th St SE, Downtown Puyallup, WA 98372
  • Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 am- 5:30pm
    Saturday 10am - 2:30p
  • Contact information
    Sister Pat Michalek, OSF, 253-770-6991