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Save Service Day – Congress Considers Eliminating Funding for Corporation for National and Community Service

Save Service Day – Congress Considers Eliminating Funding for Corporation for National and Community Service

| August 10, 2011 | 1 Comment

Congress is considering a proposal that would have a┬áseverely┬ánegative impact on service organizations and communities in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Today is Save Service in America day and you can voice support for the thousands of volunteers serving Arizonans through hundreds of nonprofits, schools, and agencies by contacting congress and saying no to eliminating the […]

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Tucson School Supply Drives

Tucson School Supply Drives

| July 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: Tucson Values Teachers and Walgreens are collecting supplies August 1-15. Supplies can be dropped off at any Walgreens store in Southern Arizona. Last year they collected $71,000 worth of supplies, supplies that might otherwise have come out of a teacher’s pocket. The Community Finance Corporation has kicked in a generous $25,000 grant, and Walgreens […]

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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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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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Cycle, skate, walk… just move!

Cycle, skate, walk… just move!

| March 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cyclovia Tucson is an annual event that encourages people of all ages to get outdoors to exercise, socialize, and enjoy themselves. From 10am to 3pm, a 5 mile loop of Tucson streets will be closed to auto traffic and opened to strolling and biking. This is the second year for this event which has rapidly […]

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