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Angel’s Purse

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Angel’s Purse is a non-profit organization in Santa Cruz County serving families and children with autism. The organization was founded in 1998 by the program director Jenny Culver Hill. Mrs. Hill started the organization when her son was diagnosed with autism. She felt at that point not enough information, services or options were available to families with autistic children. Autism ... Read More »

Luminaria Home Care

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Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization also known as Luminaria Home Care. This nonprofit organization has been serving Santa Cruz County for over 12 years. Their mission is to demonstrate kindness, do justice and serve those in need. Luminaria Home Care provides an array of quality care services to seniors and individuals with disabilities, so ... Read More »

Strengthening Families Program

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On February 23rd, 2017, the Strengthening Families Program held its second cohort graduation. The Strengthening Families Program, also known as SFP, is funded through a grant given through the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family. This 14-week program takes ten families through sessions intended to strengthen the family unit through learning communication skills, coping skills and overall healthy family ... Read More »

ADDYCT

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Today young people more than ever are exposed to sex, violence, drugs, and alcohol. Teaching them how to make the right choices is crucial to their development and future. Youth need to educate themselves on how to make the right choices. Santa Cruz County is fortunate to have programs that can help young people address these topics with their parents. ... Read More »

MCHC Donates AEDs to Nogales Sonora Fire Department

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On Thursday, April 23rd, Mariposa Community Health Center’s (MCHC) Chief Executive Officer, Jim Welden and Medical Director, Eladio Pereira, M.D., presented the Nogales Sonora Fire Department with four automated external defibrillators (AEDs).  Nogales Sonora Fire Department Captain Sergio Diaz Regalado and Lieutenant Victor Garay accepted the donation and expressed their gratitude to MCHC for providing their Fire Department with the ... Read More »

Child & Family Resources, Inc

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Child & Family Resources, Inc is is a private, community-based, non-profit agency offering 31 programs throughout southern Arizona. At least 92% of funding goes toward programs and services benefiting 34,000 families and children each year. The agency is headquartered in Tucson with satellite offices in Phoenix, Sierra Vista, Douglas, Safford, Bullhead City, Kingman, Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Yuma and Nogales. ... Read More »

“Making Lasting Contributions Towards Creating A Better Environment”

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The Santa Cruz Training Program has been dedicated to serving  children and adults with disabilities within Santa Cruz County  for more than 46 years .The training program was founded by Ana Maria Copola. An advocate for children with disabilities who started to get other parents involved in starting a program to meet the needs of children with disabilities. It started ... Read More »

Santa Cruz Community Coalition aims to empower our community by providing a safe environment that promotes equality, healthy lifestyles and choices.

Santa Cruz Community Action-" Making A Difference"

Santa Cruz Community Coalition is a non-profit organization.  Their main focus is to implement programs that help prevent and educate the community on improving the health and well-being of the community. The Santa Cruz Community Action Coalition is a group of community members with a common vision. The coalition was formed as a means to help improve our community by combining ... Read More »

3rd Annual Friends in Recovery Awards

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The Living Center had their 3rd Annual Banquet this year at Mr. C’s. The event “Friends in Recovery” was a huge success as many community partners and members were present. The event is to honor individuals who have been successful in their recovery. It also honored those organizations who helped these individuals through their recovery. Many individuals were honored for ... Read More »

Linkages Builds Bridges Between Local Employers and The Disabled

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On Tuesday June 17, Linkages, held its first annual Nogales Building Bridges Awards Ceremony at the Quality Inn Americana. In attendance were various sponsors and organizers of the program, including but not limited to Jim Click, The Nogales Community Food Bank and Jump Back to School. Also attending the event were public officials Mayor Arturo Garino, County Superintendent of Schools ... Read More »

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