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The Tucson REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (TRCF) raised over $4,000 at its special event to launch the Annual School Supplies Drive in partnership with Tucson Values Teachers (TVT). Since TVT can leverage cash donations at 2-to-1, “our approach this year was to focus on collecting money instead of actual school supplies,” said TRCF Executive Director Philip Tedesco, who also serves as CEO of the Tucson Association of REALTORS® (TAR).
Later this month, Tompkins Family Chiropractic and Jabez Hair and Nail Salon will be hosting the annual Stuff The Bus event to collect school supplies for Marana Unified School District students.
It was more than a decade ago, but Gina Hunter remembers the Christmas of 2001 like it was yesterday.
The Amphi Foundation has been busy at work, and has a lot more to do going forward, as shown in their November update. The Amphi Foundation works closely with each of the schools in the Amphi School District to raise money and provide necessities for students.
Final concert of this summer’s bluegrass series is Sept. 8
Pima County to open Veteran’s workforce center
On Feb. 16, the Marana Chamber of Commerce presented the 2011 Community & Business Builder of the Year Awards.
Students in Northwest Tucson are benefiting from the fifth annual Stuff the Bus School Supplies Drive presented by the Tucson Association of Realtors, in partnership with Walgreens and KVOA-TV’s Kristi’s Kids.
Amphitheater School District bus driver Tammy Barrie accepts bags of donated school supplies from Minette Goldsmith, with Senior Loan Officers, a member of the Tucson Association of Realtors.
Sahuaro Girl Scouts, from left, Addison DaDeppo, Clari Carlson, Kaelin Stewart and Callie Azerski hold signs to promote the Stuff the Bus School Supplies Drive at Walgreens on Ina Road and La Cholla Boulevard Saturday.
New program can help TEP users reduce energy bills
June 30 was a rather normal day for the Marines and sailors of the advisor team attached to the Afghan National Army’s 6th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 215th Corps, at Patrol Base Dehmazong, Afghanistan.
For 20 years and three months, Jo Ann Spencer has taken care of her twin sons, Spencer and Benjamin Smith, feeding them, bathing them, changing their clothes and bedding, nurturing their minds and spirits, loving them, with never a question of her devotion, nor a complaint about her circumstance.
It’s not too late to “Stuff the Bus” at Ina and Oracle for “Miracle on 31st Street.”
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Salvation Army volunteer Sammy Haroz takes a donated gift from 3-year-old Gabriel Stucki during the Stuff the Bus event last Friday.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Jose Arriola hands gifts to Sammy Haroz, both Salvation Army volunteers, to help fill a Sun Tran bus with gifts at the Walgreen’s at Ina and Thornydale roads. The bus is located now at Ina and Oracle.
Golder Ranch has opportunity for volunteers
Drive days to 'stuff bus' with school supplies
Former Intel boss to lead BASIS schools