Community Connections

At Crystal Springs Co-op Preschool, we strive to teach our students empathy and that one is never too young (or too old) to make an impact on the world.  Our families consistently volunteer their time, their treasures, and their talents to make a difference to our local and global community.  CSPS sincerely thanks everyone for their generous contributions and hope to raise generations of compassionate people.

Earth Month Challenge

April 2021

As we remain apart this season due to COVID-19, our families will be united in a month-long Earth Challenge.  We hope these activities will help students build a lifelong habit of being green. 

Handmade Hero - Joann's Fabric & Craft

March 17th 2021

CSPS is humbled to be recognized by Joann's Fabric and Craft as a Handmade Hero. Joann’s program celebrates organizations who have made a commitment to making a difference in their communities using their hands, hearts, and minds. CSPS hopes this recognition will motivate families to continue to make a positive impact on their communities.

Care Packages for Evergreen Hospital

March 5th 2021

CSPS families created handmade cards and donated snacks to create care packages for those working on the frontlines of COVID-19.  Over 60 care packages were donated to Evergreen Hospital.

Everett Animal Shelter Towel Drive

January 19th-22nd 2021

CSPS collected and delivered over 50 gently used towels to benefit the Everett Animal Shelter.

Bothell Health Care

November 30th-December 4th 2020

CSPS families delivered over 65 handmade holiday cards to spread holiday cheer to Bothell Health Care long-term residents.

Veteran Appreciation

November 16th-20th 2020

CSPS teamed up with Blue Star Moms to send care packages to local Veterans.  Students and their families decorated cards and wrote words of gratitude, along with donating candy.

Mill Creek Community Food Bank

November 2nd-6th 2020

CSPS collected 175 lbs. of nonperishable food items for the Mill Creek Community Food Bank.

Story time with Lois Brandt

October 22nd 2020

Children's author, Lois Brandt, read from her highly acclaimed book, "Maddi's Fridge" to educate our school about the reality of childhood hunger.  She also shared tangible ways to help fight against hunger in our community.  

Evergreen Hospital Snack Drive

March 25th 2020

CSPS families made cards and donated snacks to show love and appreciation for healthcare workers on the frontline of battling COVID- 19.

Hunger Intervention Program Food Drive

March 2nd-6th 2020

CSPS families collected food items for the Hunger Intervention Program's Healthy HIP Packs- a weekend food backpack program that provides an important food resource for Seattle Public School students.

Mill Creek Community Food Bank  

February 25th-March 4th 2020

CSPS students and families volunteered at the Mill Creek Food Bank.  They prepared food bags for community members in need.  

Bothell Community Kitchen  

February 23rd 2020

CSPS, along with our sister Shoreline Co-ops, collaborated with Bothell Community Kitchen to serve a hot, nutritious meal to our neighbors in need.

Art for a Cause

February 10-14th 2020

CSPS students created art to be used as decoration for our Bothell Community Kitchen event.

Seattle Children's Hospital

December 11th 2019

Pre-K students decorated cards and tied handmade scarves on teddy bears. The cards along with the 25 teddy bears were donated to patients at Seattle Children's hospital.

Babies of Homelessness  

December 2nd-6th 2019

CSPS collected over 45 blankets to be donated to children and their families experiencing homelessness this winter.

Operation Gratitude

November 5th & 6th 2019

CSPS in collaboration with Stellar Kids Dental collected over 80 pounds of candy to benefit Operation Gratitude, who supports and sends care packages to deployed service men and women.

Meals on Wheels Art Project

October 7th & 8th 2019

Students decorated delivery bags that were donated to Seattle Meals on Wheels.  We hope the bags spread joy with each meal delivery!

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