It starts with an apology. On Aug. 22, 2017, Tucson police detectives re-interviewed the survivor of a 2002 sexual assault, apologizing first, then listening as the woman recounted details of the attack she endured as an 18-year-old.
Coronavirus pandemic plunges Tucson nonprofits into fiscal quagmire
The cost of canceling Dancing With Our Stars, the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona’s gala fundraiser, due to the COVID-19 pandemic was more than missing local “stars” paired with professional dancers twist, turn, twirl and maybe take a tumble.
Virtual series discusses racial diversity in Tucson nonprofits
Racial inclusion and diversity in Tucson nonprofits is the focus of a free virtual series launching Thursday. Organizers — all Black leaders in Tucson or Phoenix with several years of experience in nonprofits — created the virtual event “Courageous Conversations” to have a safe space where everyone from volunteers to CEOs can have a candid discussion about inclusion, diversity and equality in the nonprofit sector.
Mobile Meals of Southern AZ expanding through grant funds
TUCSON, Ariz. — Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona is expanding its services due to three grants. It received more than $133,000 from two FEMA grants and a Pima County grant from the CARES Act.
Feeding the Isolated and Homebound
For 50 years, Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona has been delivering health, dignity and independence to isolated seniors and those with disabilities, one meal at a time.
TPD fills need for volunteers with Mobile Meals during pandemic
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Tucson Police Department is helping fill the need for volunteers at Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona. Mobile Meals is a nonprofit that helps deliver food to those in need. Interim Executive Director of Mobile Meals Jennifer Tersigni said they’ve seen a 20% increase in clients.
Mobile Meals in urgent need of volunteer drivers in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. — As a small non-profit agency, Mobile Meals depends on volunteer drivers to deliver food. However, many of its regular volunteer drivers are over the age of 70, and since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, those drivers have canceled for fear of exposure.
Raise the Bar Consulting not just a repeat sponsor!
Raise the Bar Consulting is not only a SAVMA Awards 2020 Bronze Sponsor but a SAVMA member and its principal, Jennifer Tersigni is annual program presenter as well.
A new $747,000 grant awarded to the Tucson Police Department
A new $747,000 grant awarded to the Tucson Police Department will expand services and resources for Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
TPD receives federal grant money to help domestic violence victims
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – The Tucson Police Department announced on Tuesday, that it is getting hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grant money for domestic violence.