Making our Mark
Through your membership, we are working to build a stronger community. See how together, we made our mark in 2018.
200 local organizations supported
Youth clubs, local schools, parks departments, community festivals, and farmers markets. Large and small, last year we helped 200 local community organizations buy equipment, create community space, offer family focused activities and more.
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216,345 people came together
In working with community partners at Woodland Park Zoo, Tacoma Metro Parks, and Tacoma Stars, more than 200,000 people were able to have fun and make memories with their friends and families at Sound sponsored events throughout the year.
275 employees volunteered over 3,000 hours
Our employees are invested in the communities we serve, giving time to local schools, community groups, and charitable organizations. To help, Sound gifts employees up to 8 hours of paid time to support their volunteer efforts.
$14,000 in college scholarships awarded
Student debt is one of the biggest financial hurdles facing today’s youth. To help ease this burden, each year, Sound provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a two- or four-year college.
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Members and employees donated $20K to victims of the California wildfires in 2018.350
Building financial confidence.
Over 2,000 K-12 students and adults increased their financial literacy at 80 educational events and seminars hosted by Sound.
We believe the unity of many can create a single, positive force. We’re committed to standing with Members, Employees, and our Community through all waves of life, the big goals and the normal, everydays.
- Jennifer Reed VP Public Relations
- Andriana Fletcher Sr. Community Relations Officer
- Michele Ruiz Community Relations Officer