Tag: Nonprofit Focus

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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Ironwood Tree Experience Challenges and Prepares Tucson Teens

Ironwood Tree Experience Challenges and Prepares Tucson Teens

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Every once in a while I run across a program that really catches my attention. The Ironwood Tree Experience, a teen outreach program of the Tucson branch of Prescott College, did just that. It’s a blend of physical and group challenges, Eco-learning, community action, and all out fun. Teens can register for beginning-level Eco programs, […]

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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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