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Losing Ground

Community Foundation focuses grants on kids and poverty

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona plans to award $200,000 in grants to local and regional nonprofits working to alleviate poverty and improve the lives of young people.

September 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

We've almost hit our goal for reading tutors - but volunteers for Sunnyside schools are still needed

We’re just a few volunteers away from meeting our goal of 500 coaches to help local children improve their reading skills. But more volunteers are needed in the Sunnyside Unified School District.

September 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Reading coaches and donations are rolling in, but more of both are needed to teach Tucson kids to read

Reading coaches and donations are rolling in, but more of both are needed to teach Tucson kids to read

At the end of the second week of our campaign to recruit 500 reading coaches for children in kindergarten through third grade, we’re closer to reaching our goal.

August 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson kids pay poverty's high price

Tucson kids pay poverty's high price

A 9-year-old boy, about to attend his seventh school, keeps his clothes and belongings in a garbage bag. He sleeps on the floor alongside two other children.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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