Tag: children’s health

CATCH Healthy Habits Program Teaches Kids to Live Healthy Lifestyles

CATCH Healthy Habits Program Teaches Kids to Live Healthy Lifestyles

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A popular health-oriented program for children is coming to Tucson this summer. CATCH Healthy Habits teaches kids good food choices and encourages fun, active lifestyles in an effort to combat obesity and related diseases. CATCH is a national program of the OASIS institute and will be led locally by Tucson OASIS, located near River and […]

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CAA Hosts Community Conversation on Healthcare

CAA Hosts Community Conversation on Healthcare

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Children’s Action Alliance is hosting a community forum on healthcare on Thursday, February 16, at the Marana Health Center. The event, which is from 5:30pm to 7pm, is free and open to everyone. The event includes a panel of healthcare providers, experts, and policy makers. The discussion will be on healthcare priorities, the state […]

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Using Text to Donate – Giving Made Easy

Using Text to Donate – Giving Made Easy

| April 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m often asked if using “Text to Donate”, sending a cell phone text message that authorizes a charitable donation, is a good, safe way to donate. The short answer is – absolutely. After the stunning success of the Red Cross fundraising effort for aid to Haiti in 2010 – over $32 million collected in one […]

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Why Tucson Must Become A Community Of Blood Donors

Why Tucson Must Become A Community Of Blood Donors

| April 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

In my volunteer work some years ago with Red Cross Blood Services of Southern Arizona, I got my first glimpse into the reality of Tucson children battling cancer. I visited with them as they received chemo, taking their pictures and documenting a tiny bit about them. I made large posters with pictures of these beautiful […]

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