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Non-profits

Sparklight® Opens Applications for Charitable Giving Fund to Support Nonprofit Organizations

Applications are now open for the Sparklight® Charitable Giving Fund, which will annually award $200,000 in grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. “We are committed to connecting customers in the cities and towns we serve to what matters most,” said Julie Laulis, President and CEO. “Through our philanthropic initiatives and partnerships, we provide support for nonprofit organizations to build strong

COVID-19

Lost jobs and rising hunger: St. Mary’s Food Bank shifts gears during COVID-19

Hunger in America is on the rise, putting more pressure on food banks already struggling to keep up with the unprecedented need during the COVID-19 pandemic. St. Mary’s Food Bank, which has been feeding families for more than five decades, has seen the need soar over the past several months, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A

State

Advocates worry ‘food insecurity’ gains could be upended by COVID-19

Advocates fear that years of steady improvements in the level of “food insecurity” among Arizona children could be reversed this year by the economic toll of COVID-19, a shift that could have long-lasting effects. The group Feeding America estimated that 19% of children in Arizona in 2018 were food insecure – defined as lacking consistent

State

Arizona Is 2020’s State with the 10th Most Underprivileged Children – WalletHub Study

With August being Child Support Awareness Month and children in need experiencing even more risk than usual due to COVID-19, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s States with the Most Underprivileged Children. In order to bring awareness to the condition of underprivileged children throughout the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states

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