Recurring Events

Champions for Kids


Champions for Kids logoEvery year, TOGETHER! honors people from the community who make a positive difference in the lives of youth.

Find more information here.


Tickets are still available for Champions for Kids 2015! Click here.


Awards of Excellence


TOGETHER!'s Awards of Excellence, a recognition program in Thurston CountyThe Awards of Excellence is an annual event co-sponsored by TOGETHER! and The Olympian at the end of each school year. It recognizes high school students for their achievements in several categories.


We're pleased to announce that the Awards of Excellence will be back from its hiatus in spring 2016! Details will be announced before then.


Find more information here.


Substance Abuse:
A Community Response
(formerly 'Meth and More')


TOGETHER!'s Thurston County Drug Action Team logoEach spring, TOGETHER! and a few partners offer a large conference on drug abuse in our area. Information is shared by law enforcement, prevention experts, health professionals and more on the state of substance abuse in the greater South Sound area. Participants are welcome from around the state.


Find more information here.


Registration is still open for the 2015 Conference but filling up fast, so register soon. Click here to register.


Past Events



World No Tobacco Day

May 31 is the annual, globally recognized World No Tobacco Day, encouraging 24 hours of abstinence from tobacco.


We sponsored a day-long World no Tobacco Day event at South Sound High School in 2014; click here for a picture album, or click here to read a newsletter article about it.


North Thurston Public Schools wrote about TOGETHER!'s participation in the 2010 event in their newsletter; click here to read it.

Upcoming Events

Here are some events coming up soon. For more events, check out our events calendar.



Back to Basics: Aug. 18

Families in the Tumwater School District can come to Tumwater Middle School on Aug. 18 to get free immunizations, free sports physicals, parent resources, and visit the DSHS Mobile CSO service van.


Immunizations 3-8 p.m.

Physicals 5-8 p.m.

CSO van 3-7 p.m.


Click here for a flyer that explains what to bring.


Little Red Schoolhouse Distribution Day: Aug. 20


The Little Red Schoolhouse provides backpacks, school supplies, a coat, socks and underwear every August to thousands of kids whose families may be having trouble affording these things. If your kids attend school in Thurston County, you are eligible.


Where: Komachin Middle School

When: Aug. 20, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

What: School supplies, backpacks, socks, underwear, coats, and community resources


Please come prepared to wait in line, so plan for the weather if need be (bringing water, hats, sunscreen etc.)


Back 2 School in Rainier: Aug. 26

For Rainier School District students:

Free immunizations

Free back-to-school supplies

Free dental screenings

Health provider information

Free haircuts


Immunizations, supplies and health information is noon-4:30 on Aug. 26 at Rainier Elementary School Gym.


Haircuts are 9-noon on Aug. 26at Suk's Hair Salon,

or Aug. 27 from 3-5 at Ally-Deegs Salon.


Fundraiser Gala: Sept. 25


Hats off to TOGETHER!


Please join us for a gala fundraiser to celebrate 26 years of TOGETHER!'s work in the community. It's a festive evening of food, drink and fun at the Governor's Mansion.


Join us on Sept. 25, 2015, 5-7 p.m. at the Mansion!


Click here for tickets.




Find us in the community

You can find us running an activity area or a table for these local events this year:

Lacey Spring Fun Fair, May 16-17

Rally at the Capitol, May 16

Sand in the City, date TBA

Nisqually Tribe Health Fair

Chehalis Tribe Health Fair

Tumwater Youth Program dances

Combined Fund Drive events

More to be announced!


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FacebookBecome a fan of TOGETHER! on Facebook to keep up with what we're doing. Find pictures of our events and updates on our activities, and start a conversation with us or fellow fans.

Click here for our
events calendar


For more information:


Danielle Koenig

360-493-2230 x20


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