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Family Bridges

 By  Miriam Aliberti — Family Bridges’ mission is to promote thriving communities by delivering services to strengthen family relationships while respecting their cultural and spiritual values. I spoke with Eduardo Morales Jr., Program Manager at Family Bridges to learn more about the organization. What is Family Bridges USA? Family Bridges uniquely concentrates on developing innovative […]

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Helen’s Hope Chest

By Hannah Maine — Q: What is Helen’s Hope Chest? Helen’s Hope Chest is an organization that provides basic necessities for children and teens in foster and kinship care. Helen’s is set up like a clothing boutique where the families can bring the kids to “shop” for free. Q: Who does Helen’s Hope Chest serve? […]

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Eagle Pathway

By Alison Stanton — At Teen Strong, we strive to let everybody know about organizations in Arizona that are making a difference in the lives of teenagers. This month, we are pleased to highlight Eagle Pathway and the important work that they do.  Here is our interview with Angelese Calderon, Founder/President. Q: What inspired you […]

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College Bound AZ

By Marybeth Bock — Applying to college and finding success there can be a daunting experience for any student. It is especially challenging if that young person is economically disadvantaged or is a first-generation college student. Did you know that according to the US Department of Education, only 14% of low-income students complete college? In […]