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Volunteer spotlight: Gail Shapiro

Volunteer spotlight: Gail Shapiro

Gail Shapiro is no stranger to early education. She has master’s degree in early education and was a preschool teacher in Connecticut for a time. When she was introduced to the Early Head Start programs at Child Crisis Arizona it seemed like a perfect place for her to...

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Volunteer spotlight: TDIndustries

Volunteer spotlight: TDIndustries

TDIndustries is known for building and maintaining buildings across the Southwest but it’s the work they do to build our community that is truly outstanding. For the past six years employees from TDIndustries have volunteered their time and skills to benefit the...

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Volunteer spotlight: Jackie Forbes

Volunteer spotlight: Jackie Forbes

Jackie Forbes has been a volunteer with Child Crisis Arizona since 2010. She started as a volunteer helping with the annual fundraising gala but was curious to learn more about the programs she was raising funds for. Jackie began volunteering in the shelter and...

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Volunteer spotlight: Kathy Jones

Volunteer spotlight: Kathy Jones

 Kathy Jones was looking for something to keep her busy and active after retirement from ASU when she stumbled across Child Crisis Arizona in 2011. She jumped right in to working with the kids in the Emergency Shelter’s Tiny Tots and since then has logged over 3,537...

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Ideas to keep kids connected virtually

Ideas to keep kids connected virtually

  While schools scramble to make learning happen online, many kids are missing the social part of school more than anything else. Playdates and birthday parties are off the table but there are still plenty of ways to connect with each other. Here are several...

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We’re still here for children in crisis

We’re still here for children in crisis

  At Child Crisis Arizona our emergency placement services are still fully operational serving the community's most vulnerable children and youth. Many have asked how they can provide help during this critical time. Here are some ways you can help from home: 1....

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Celebrating School Breakfast Week

Celebrating School Breakfast Week

 A healthy breakfast is vital to getting your body and your brain moving. In fact, research has found that behavioral, emotional, mental and academic problems are more prevalent among children struggling with hunger. At the Child Crisis Early Head Start centers many...

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3 simple activities for fine motor skill development

3 simple activities for fine motor skill development

Tying shoes, buttoning buttons and using a fork are all basic tasks that require good motor skills. As a parent, you play a critical role in helping your child develop these important skills. While a toddler may not be ready to learn how to tie their shoes, there are...

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Volunteer Spotlight: 24/7 Intouch

Volunteer Spotlight: 24/7 Intouch

Since August of 2018 24/7 Intouch employees have provided over 400 hours of service to Child Crisis Arizona. The employees have volunteered to help with a variety of projects but they help most consistently with Child Crisis Arizona’s Family Activities. These special...

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Booster seat safety

Booster seat safety

Hundreds of families drove away a little safer on Saturday, Dec. 7 thanks to free booster seats from Child Crisis Arizona’s Safe Kids Maricopa County program. Each family was given one free booster seat, funded by Ford Motor Company, as well as a demonstration of how...

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

Celebrating National Adoption Month

Matt Fisher didn’t know from the first meeting that his son Geoff was meant to be a part of his family—but his sons did. It was one of his sons who met Geoff first at an after-school program. “One day I was picking my sons up from the after-school program and one of...

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