With the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, many in our community are facing economic impacts due to closures and restrictions. Communities In Schools of Spokane County is working closely with our partners to make sure families have the resources they need to thrive. 

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Donate Food and Hygiene Supplies

General Resources

Resources by School District:

Donate In-Kind Items

CIS Spokane team members distributing food for students impacted by school closures

If you would like to support students and families during school closures with access to basic needs, you can donate and we will get supplies to our families in need. Below is a list of our most needed items at this time.

Food Items Needed

  • Canned meat (tuna, chicken, salmon, ham, Spam)
    (Canned items with pop tops are even better!)
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Dry goods (rice, beans, pastas, Top Ramen)
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Boxed Meals (Hamburger Helper, Mac & Cheese)
  • Granola bars
  • Peanut Butter
  • Shelf Stable milk/powdered milk
  • Whole grain cereal
  • Applesauce
  • Nuts
  • Dried herbs and spices

Hygiene Supplies Needed

  • Full-size bath and body wash, shampoo and conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products

How to Donate Goods

Email info@cisspokane.org for more information about dropping off donations.
Communities In Schools of Spokane County
104 S. Freya, Suite 109
Spokane, WA 99202

Contact debra@cisspokane.org for more information about how you can help.

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If you are in need of assistance, here are some resources we have been able to gather so far from our community, and school partners: (We will update this section as new resources become known.)

General Resources

Resources for Individual School Districts

Central Valley School District

Cheney School District

Deer Park School District

East Valley School District

Mead School District

Medical Lake School District

Riverside School District

Spokane Public Schools

West Valley School District