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Giving Back This Holiday Season

Arizonans know how to come together and help one another. With the holidays nearly upon us, many are asking how they can serve others. Here are some ways you can give back: Food Donations St. Mary’s Food Bank, located in Phoenix and Surprise, accepts food donations Monday through Friday. In addition to general food donations,

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Increased demand for YRP mentorship program creates need for more volunteers

The Yavapai Reentry Project, a project of MATFORCE, works with community members returning from incarceration. One of the programs the Yavapai Reentry Project (YRP) offers participants is the opportunity to be paired with a Community Coach. These coaches are trained volunteer mentors that offer the opportunity for community support, to help create hope for their

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Adopt a Highway cleanup removes 4 tons of trash in single day

Arizona Department of Transportation volunteers shattered last year’s National CleanUp Day numbers on Sept. 19 by removing more than 642 bags, totaling more than 4 tons of trash, from alongside Arizona’s highways. Seventy volunteer groups and individuals from all corners of the state registered through the new portal launched in August that was designed specifically

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Hungry Kids Project begins 2020-2021 distribution

The Hungry Kids Project began packing weekend food bags today to distribute to families of school age children in Chino Valley, AZ. Rich Spencer, Hungry Kids Project Manager, gathered with several volunteers on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Heritage Middle School to assemble bags and ready them for distribution through local campuses to children identified

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Suicide hotline offers young people hope and a chance to talk with peers

The small office building, nestled just off the road near a medical office and appliance store, looks more like a house where a quiet family might live. The only signs of activity are the cars in the small parking lot out front. Most passersby likely have no idea what goes on behind the dark purple

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People Who Care Informational Orientation

People Who Care is a community-based nonprofit with programs in Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey and Chino Valley. Volunteers help in the community where they and enrolled Neighbors live. The majority of our Neighbors live alone. Our volunteers provide caring non-medical assistance for adults unable to drive due to age-related and/or physical limitations. This allows an individual

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