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Join Us Monday Evening to Remember COVID-19 Victims

COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day ▪ Monday, March 1 ▪ Tacoma Dome Parking Lot A ▪ Gates at 5:15 p.m., program starts at 5:30 p.m. At Tuesday night’s Tacoma City Council meeting, Mayor Victoria Woodards proclaimed Monday, March 1 to be COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day in Tacoma. The proclamation is part of…

Hunger Walk 2021

Snow may be on the ground, but the sunny days of May will be here soon! Give yourself something to look forward to this spring by registering for the Hunger Walk & 5K!  This year’s event will be a virtual, month-long event meaning the only limit to how you participate in the Hunger Walk &…

Community Quarterly Meeting – March 18

We are much stronger when we work together! Homelessness is a crisis in our community; we need each other in order to effectively address this urgent issue. Please join us for Associated Ministries’ next Community Quarterly Meeting (CQM) on homelessness.  This is a free event but registration is required (click here): Virtual Community Quarterly Meetings…

CityLine – Learn more about VITA and how to get your taxes done for free!

Learn more or print flyers at the VITA website. Click below to watch Amy Allison, Program Manager, talk about VITA on the January 29 episode of CityLine. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Faith Communities Support Project Homeless Connect

Associated Ministries could not do the work we do without donors and volunteers.  Faith communities often step up to support our programs serving those experiencing homelessness.  This month, we’d like to give a shout out to Skyline Presbyterian Church for their donations of hats, gloves and scarves to Project Homeless Connect (PHC)!  Along with so…

Welcome & Farewell: AM Board of Directors

At the December meeting of the AM Board of Directors there were a number of changes to our Board membership. Three members of the Board completed their terms of service and were thanked as they stepped off: Mary Lobdell Anderson (St. Patrick Catholic parish: served 6 years, including as Board President. Assisted with the Spring…

Commitments Made for Safe Shelter Solutions

Leaders of the Tacoma Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness partnered with Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards to convene an online “Safe Shelter Summit” on Dec. 21. This date was chosen because it is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. The purpose of the Summit was to publically make requests for help in developing shelter options for…

15th Annual Redeeming the Prophetic Vision interfaith community service

The 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr, Redeeming the Prophetic Vision interfaith community service (Tacoma, WA), a partnership gathering from The Conversation, Urban Grace Church, and Associated Ministries…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Now more than ever, on so many fronts, the importance of unity has never been more paramount.  Not only across different faith traditions, but within a tradition itself, specifically during the week of January 18th.  Christians around the world participate in Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. At least once a year, Christians are reminded…

The homeless continue to die on Tacoma’s streets.

The homeless continue to die on Tacoma’s streets. So what are we going to do about it? The Tacoma News Tribune Matt Driscoll December 12, 2020 Read full article here: https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article247793165.html?fbclid=IwAR3NEACHm-ffbnsy_HEF07-30e9OsnWpPMTnn3eaNxYxlnqGvK8emYBnvuE#storylink=cpy