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Phoenix Indian Center seeks donations for hard-hit Navajo nation

The Phoenix Indian Center is collecting donations of much-needed supplies to deliver to the Navajo Nation, the third-highest coronavirus-affected area in the United States. Acceptable...

College students are Moving Forward Together to provide (free!) tutoring support

In mid-March, Isabel Arboleda and Brooke Patel were deep into their college studies, looking forward to wrapping up their freshman year and planning summer...

Coronavirus creativity: Phoenix family builds — and shares — a Kind Cart

To connect with neighbors at a time of social distancing, the Olson family of north Phoenix built a Kind Cart, a moveable neighborhood painting experience like the one they have always enjoyed at the Children's Museum of Phoenix.

Coronavirus put off tax filing, but not the deadline for 2019 tax credit donations

The coronavirus gave Arizona taxpayers until July 15 to file 2019 state and local taxes, but did not change the deadline for making tax-credit donations.

Southwest Human Development Walk With Me fundraiser goes virtual

Feeling helpless? Take a walk and make it count! Walk With Me Goes Virtual is an effort to provide critical support for Arizona children with disabilities.

My First Census brings awareness to an undercounted population: kids

My First Census, or Mi Primer Censo, is a photo contest designed to bring awareness to families about including children in the 2020 Census.

Arizona’s 2020 top youth volunteers fight childhood diseases, help homeless pets

Sixteen-year-old Michael Bendok of Phoenix and 13-year-old Clare Flaherty of Scottsdale have been awarded the The Prudential Spirit of Community Award as Arizona's 2020...

Arizona Helping Hands: Making birthday wishes come true for thousands of kids in foster care

“Laura” had a difficult childhood. She grew up in foster care and was shuffled from one home to the next. She has many memories...

Fighting for ALL children: The Florence Project sheds light on family separations in Arizona

For months, many parents have felt powerless as children and babies entering the United States with their families have been physically torn from their...

D-backs seek applications for $100,000 School Challenge

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation is accepting applications for its $100,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix. The program is open to all K-12...

“Sesame Street” puppeteer to speak at Raising Special Kids Symposium on Oct. 24

Stacey Gordon, the Phoenix puppeteer who performs on “Sesame Street” as Julia, a curious 4-year-old with autism, is one of several local and national...

Tutoring can lead to free tuition at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix

It’s not every day you hear that a full college scholarship is available for doing something you need to do anyway. Imagine getting 100 hours...

Enjoy free vision, hearing and dental screenings and more at Special Needs Resource Fair

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 7, Raising Arizona Kids magazine hosts its fifth annual Special Needs Resource Fair at Ability 360 Sports...

Laura Marano to host Childhelp fashion show during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Disney Channel star Laura Marano (of “Austin & Ally” fame) is co-hosting the Childhelp Wings Fashion Show Luncheon along with ABC 15 Arizona’s Nick...

Family venues offer federal workers free entry during government shutdown

Local family venues are trying to ease some of the pain for federal workers who remain unpaid during the partial federal government shutdown that's become...

Kids in Focus: Photography program gives at-risk kids new perspective

When kids experience trauma, they often disconnect — from the world and themselves. Karen Shell, a commercial photographer and founder of the nonprofit Kids in...



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