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A Sweet 16 Challenge from The Shyann Kindness Project

A Sweet 16 Challenge from The Shyann Kindness Project

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Shyann would have been 16 this month. The nonprofit named for her is making the world a better place. Shyann Rosati would be 16 this month but for the fact that her life was far too short. This month, the organization that teaches kindness to Tucson children is asking for your Sweet $16 gift. Would […]

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Honor Flight Struggles To Honor Veterans While There is Still Time

Honor Flight Struggles To Honor Veterans While There is Still Time

| March 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Honor Flight flies WWII veterans to view the monument created to honor their service while there is still time Honor Flight Southern Arizona is fighting time in their quest to fly local WWII veterans to Washington DC to visit the memorial erected to honor their service and sacrifice. World War II veterans are among our most aged […]

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Twilight Wish Foundation Grants Wishes of the Elderly

| September 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

Imagine Being a Low-Income Senior and Just Wanting Your Own Set Of Teeth I sat down with Jennifer Wild last week to talk about the Twilight Wish Foundation of Arizona and the organization’s efforts to grant wishes to low-income seniors and vets. I had imagined seniors wishing a trip to the ocean, a flight to […]

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Lodestar Center Expands in Southern Arizona

Lodestar Center Expands in Southern Arizona

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

This year’s best news for the nonprofit sector in Southern Arizona? The Lodestar Center is expanding into our area! Lodestar is Arizona State University’s college for the nonprofit and philanthropic professions. The nonprofit sector, though often overlooked,  is an economic powerhouse that grew steadily through the current recession. There are over 3,200 public charities in Southern […]

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Primavera Works as well as Cooks!

Primavera Works as well as Cooks!

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Need labor for that landscaping job or a housing move? Primavera has an answer for you – Primavera Works! If you do need temporary day labor, as an individual, business, or organization, Primavera might be the solution. Primavera is all about providing pathways out of people out of poverty by giving them a stable environment. […]

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Tucson’s Worst Best-Kept Secret

Tucson’s Worst Best-Kept Secret

| April 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Imagine collecting a slew of national and local honors and still being named as One of the Top 22 Secret Gardens in the United States by National Geographic Traveler. That would be Tohono Chul Park, Tucson’s “Hidden Oasis” which has been named one of the World’s Top Ten Great Botanical Gardens by Travel + Leisure, […]

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