Welcome Sau-Wah Wong, Communities in Schools of Auburn’s New Executive Director!

Communities In Schools Hires New Executive Director Communities In Schools of Auburn is pleased to announce Dr. Sau-Wah Wong has been hired as the new Executive Director upon the retirement of Arlene Pierini. Arlene served as the organization’s Executive Director for 16 years. Sau-Wah brings an extensive background in both the nonprofit and for profit […]


July 2017-Students in need report and summer events

Back to School Supply Drive Thank You!

Thank you to our many supply drive drop-off partners and volunteers who helped Auburn students start the school year right with the tools they need to succeed.

Executive Director Arlene Pierini Announces Retirement

This is to announce my retirement to the many valued Communities In Schools of Auburn supporters. I remain passionately committed to the work of the organization and plan to be an active volunteer. Public education is our country’s foundation for providing opportunity to young people from all walks of life. Some children face tremendous hurdles […]

Shop for a cause

Yard sale benefiting Communities in School of Auburn: There will be an Auburn community wide yard sale on the dates of June 9, 10, and 11, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit CISA. If you are interested in attending, please see the flyer below. Happy shopping! CIS Yard Sale  

Auction Update and GiveBig News

Thank you so much to everyone who contributed to our recent dinner and auction, including the speakers who shared inspiring stories. The event raised $31,000 to support Auburn students. Thank you to all those who donated to Communities in Schools of Auburn during the GiveBig event!

Thank you Clothing Drive Donors and Collection Sites!

Thank you everyone who donated clothing during our recent collection drive.  We received a lot of staple items like jeans that will be very helpful in serving students in need. Thank you to the following collection sites: Alpac Elementary School Lakeview Elementary School Lea Hill Elementary Rainier Middle School Auburn Community & Events Center Lakeland […]

Thank you for your support during our Back to School Drive

A Big Back to School Supply Drive Thank You! Our school supply drive was a huge success. We received more donations than ever!  Thanks to our generous Auburn community, we were able to help every age of student in the district from pre-school to high school.  Many thanks to all of the people who contributed to […]