Annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction

Join us in March and “raise your mask” to RAISE GRADUATION RATES across the state! Bring your friends for a night of great wining, bidding, dining and dessert dashing. It’s a Mardi Party for kids!

State Fair School Supply Drive

In partnership with The Fair, we collect school supplies for kids in need across the state. Volunteer with us in September to help kids start the year strong!


September 2019

2019 WA State Fair School Supply Drive

September 6 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Washington State Fair Grounds, 110 9th Ave. SW
Puyallup, WA 98371 United States
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Pencils, notebooks, binders, backpacks--every kid needs basic school supplies. For kids facing challenges across the state, donated school supplies can have a huge impact on their everyday learning. Join us at this year's Washington State Fair School Supply Drive, and together we'll show kids that we care about their success!

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March 2019

Mardi Gras 2019 – Presented by Denali Advanced Integration

March 9 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Renton Pavilion Event Center, 233 Burnett Avenue South
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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$100
Raise the Paddle

Save the date for our 10th Annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction on Saturday, March 9, 2019! Join us for a night of festive fun where we go #AllinforKids.

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September 2018

Washington State Fair School Supply Drive

September 7, 2018 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Washington State Fair Grounds, 110 9th Ave. SW
Puyallup, WA 98371 United States
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Washington State Fair is hosting a School Supply Drive on Friday September 7th from 10:30am - 12:30pm immediately after the rodeo parade.  All items collected will benefit students in Communities In Schools of Washington programs. Entrance into the fair is FREE with a suggested donation of a new School Supply item. Donations will be collected at ALL open gates this year. School supply items can be anything from a backpack to a pack of pencils. Our affiliates are in special…

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March 2018

Mardi Gras 2018

March 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Renton Pavilion Event Center, 233 Burnett Avenue South
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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$100

Save the date for the 9th Annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction on March 10, 2018! Join us for a night of festivities at the Renton Pavilion Event Center. Spin the wine wheel, enjoy festive entertainment, and bid high on a variety of items in our silent and live auctions. Business casual or festive attire welcome. Purchase Tickets! We will have more information to share in the coming months so stay tuned to our social media channels for updates -…

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September 2017

Washington State Fair School Supply Drive

September 8, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington State Fair Grounds, 110 9th Ave. SW
Puyallup, WA 98371 United States
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Free

Washington State Fair is hosting a School Supply Drive on Friday September 8th from 10:30am - 12:30pm to benefit Communities In Schools of Washington. Entrance into the fair is FREE with a suggested donation of a new School Supply item. School supply items can be anything from a backpack to a pack of pencils. Donations will be collected at the RED and GOLD gates. All collected items will be distributed to students in Communities In Schools Programs. Thank you to…

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March 2017

Mardi Gras 2017

March 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bellevue Hilton, 300 112th Ave Se
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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$90

Save the date for the 8th Annual Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction on March 11, 2017! Join us for a night of festivities at the Bellevue Hilton in the heart of the Eastside. Spin the wine wheel, enjoy festive entertainment, and bid high on a variety of items in our silent and live auctions. Business casual or festive attire welcome. Click here to purchase tickets! We will have more information to share in the coming months so stay tuned to…

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March 2016

Mardi Gras 2016

March 5, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bellevue Hilton, 300 112th Ave Se
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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$80

You are invited to join us for our the 7th Annual Mardi Gras dinner and auction! 2016 marks 25 years of keeping kids in school. We have much to celebrate, like the 5,700 students who received targeted supports statewide last year--that's a 23% increase in one year. There is so much more that we can't wait to share with you! You won't want to miss it!

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March 2015

Mardi Gras 2015 – More Fun, More Support for Students!

March 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seattle Design Center, 5701 6th Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98108 United States
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$80
Stacks of Mardi Gras beads and masks

Don't miss your chance to help CIS of Washington bring more support to students at risk of dropping out of school! Purchase tickets to our 2015 Mardi Gras Dinner and Auction. Last year's Mardi Gras was a huge success and helped us bring new resources to site coordinators this school year.  The statewide CIS network is growing, which is great news for students who need our help and it means we need your support more than ever! For more information, contact Gabbie at Communities In…

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May 2014

Communities In Schools Night at the Mariners – May 31

May 31, 2014 | 7:10 pm
Safeco Field, 1250 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States
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$20
Safeco field baseball diamond with Mariners game in progress

Communities In Schools Night at the Mariners is Saturday, May 31, 7:10 p.m. at Safeco Field against the Detroit Tigers. Buy your tickets in the reserved seating section and a portion of the proceeds comes back to CIS to help struggling students stay in school.

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March 2014

Mardi Gras Dinner & Auction – Presented by IBM

March 15, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Seattle Design Center, 5701 6th Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98108 United States
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$75
Mardi Gras Dinner & Auction event invitation

You don't want to miss this!

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