transforming
our communities

transforming
our communities

Associated Ministries Touches Lives

Associated Ministries is an organization that works with interfaith partners who are deeply engaged in transforming our communities. We work together toward lasting solutions to homelessness.  As a crossroad for communication and cooperation, we engage and equip faith communities and persons of good will to address the many needs in Pierce County through advocacy, education, and service.

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Gratitude for Spanaway Lutheran Paint Team

With over 35 years of service through Associated Ministries, Paint Tacoma-Pierce Beautiful works with faith communities and local community partnerships to create teams to paint houses for low-income homeowners. One of this year’s paint recipients sent in this wonderful thank you to the team who painted her house, Spanaway Lutheran church. Not only did they…
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Project Homeless Connect Pivots to Meet More Needs

Due to social distancing restrictions mandated by the pandemic response, we were not able to host our summer Project Homeless Connect event in person. But that gave us an opportunity to creatively “pivot” to an alternative format, enabling us to reach a larger group of people throughout a wider portion of Pierce County. Working together…
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Sound Outreach Offers Free Financial Services

Sound Outreach helps Pierce County residents experiencing low and/or fixed-incomes build financial security through financial counseling, job training, and additional wraparound services. Our Financial Counselors provide services and tools focused on increasing household income, attaining relief from predatory loans, improving credit scores and offering access to financial capital for small business and entrepreneurship development. Our…
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Events

Renter’s Readiness Certification: Gain Financial Empowerment

October 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 21, 2020

Join us for a FREE webinar! Learn how to set a budget and improve your credit score! Participants who successfully complete session 3 gain access to ongoing programs with Sound Outreach to continue their progress towards financial stability. This is the third of three Renter’s Readiness Certification courses. Learn more about RRC at www.landlordliaisonprogram.com/rentersreadiness.

Renter’s Readiness Certification: Landlord-Tenant Rights & Responsibilities

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 7, 2020

Join us for a FREE webinar! Understand your rights and responsibilities under the new landlord-tenant laws in Tacoma and Washington state. This is the first of three Renter’s Readiness Certification courses. Learn more about RRC at www.landlordliaisonprogram.com/rentersreadiness.

AM Focus Week

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until November 12, 2020

Join us as we focus on the vital part we all play in building a community marked by compassion and justice.  Gather online for a daily dose of inspiration and encouragement, focused on changing the lives of our unhoused neighbors. During one action-packed hour each day from November 9 to 12, we will hear from…