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The Volunteer Center is now Volunteer Southern Arizona

The Volunteer Center is now Volunteer Southern Arizona

| May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona has changed its name to Volunteer Southern Arizona. The name change comes with a new logo and a revamped website. The changes are more than cosmetic; VSA has outlined a strategic plan to expand volunteer capacity in the community and offer more volunteer management services to local nonprofits. For […]

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Helping Grandma get Techie, OASIS Computer Lab Expansion

Helping Grandma get Techie, OASIS Computer Lab Expansion

| April 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

Tucson OASIS is adding 5 new computers to their computer lab, expanding student capacity for their ever-popular technology classes. The OASIS computer lab is used to teach mature adults (that’s how you say 50+ nicely) how to use computers for personal use, or to help them find a job or improve job skills. Classes are […]

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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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Community Instructors: A golden opportunity to share

Community Instructors: A golden opportunity to share

| January 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tucson is fortunate to have a local branch of the national OASIS Institute nonprofit organization. Thousands of “mature adults”, meaning adults over the age of 50, have attended classes in the arts, humanities, health, and technology at locations all around the city. One can literally take a guided walking tour of historic Tucson, learn to […]

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