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Child Crisis Arizona in the News

Safe Kids. Strong Families. A Conversation with Torrie Taj (Be Kind Always podcast, July 17, 2020)

Easing your child’s anxiety as they return to the classroom (ABC 15, June 22, 2020)

Child Crisis Arizona serves despite pandemic (Mesa Tribune, June 21, 2020)

On the move at Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits (AZ Big Media, June 20, 2020)

Dishing out local love (Phoenix Suns, June 15, 2020)

On the move at Wilde Wealth Management (AZ Big Media, June 12, 2020)

Child Crisis Arizona needs help feeding vulnerable families (ABC 15, June 10, 2020)

West Valley Mavericks reach $1 million in community giving (West Valley View, June 3, 2020)

HRC Partners with 100 Child Welfare Organizations in new report (HRC.org, June 1, 2020)

Child abuse reporting declines but advocates believe it is increasing (ABC 15, May 14, 2020)

Arizona foster care groups trying to recruit new foster parents during pandemic (KJZZ, April 28, 2020)

Family honors Tex Earnhardt’s wishes with giving (Earnhardt Auto Centers, April 21, 2020)

Tex Earnhardt continues loving on Arizona after death (Patch.com, April 22, 2020)

Arizona foster care agency adjusting process amid COVID outbreak (KTAR, April 16, 2020)

Dominos Pizza donating 10 million of slices of pizza nationwide (Your Valley, April 15, 2020)

Domino’s Pizza donating 10 million slices nationwide to curb crisis (Loyalty360, April 9, 2020)

How you can help on Arizona Gives Day (Good Morning Arizona, April 7, 2020)

Valley of the Sun United Way issues grants from COVID-19 fund (April 6, 2020)

It’s car seat recycling time again (April 3, 2020)

Helping Arizona’s most vulnerable families (AzFamily, April 2, 2020)

Here’s how businesses are helping during this crisis (AZ Big Media, April 1, 2020)

Here’s how you can help during this crisis (AZ Big Media, March 26, 2020) 

Child Crisis Arizona says there’s still time to get a tax credit (Sonoran Living, March 12, 2020)

On the Move at Jaburg Wilk (AZ Big Media, March 11, 2020)

143 Arizona charities awarded Season for Sharing Grants (AZcentral.com, March 8, 2020)

Advocates look for ways to help in ‘heartbreaking’ Arizona child abuse cases (ABC15, March 6, 2020)

Arizona Department of Child Safety asks foster parents to find room for one–or five more kids (AZCentral.com, Feb. 27, 2020) 

Cheers to the Chairs – Tracy and Louis Basile (Frontdoors, Feb. 6, 2020)

Parents, here’s where to get help in metro Phoenix so you don’t hurt your kids (AZCentral.com, Jan. 25, 2020)

 A happy ending to the story, but not one I expected (AZCentral.com, Jan. 1, 2020)

Arizona Republic story on Aliyah (requires subscription):

Fiesta Bowl Charities 2019 Ohio State Player Outreach (Fiesta Bowl, Dec. 23, 2019)

Ohio State football players team up with at-risk kids for shopping spree (Arizona Foothills Magazine, Dec. 27, 2019)

Ohio State players shop with children in need in Arizona (abc 6, Dec. 23, 2019)

Phoenix’s newest Cambria hotel celebrates opening with donation to Child Crisis Arizona (franchising.com, Dec. 20, 2019)

12 places you can volunteer this holiday season (AZ Big Media, Dec. 11, 2019)

Nonprofits launch holiday drives (Ahwatukee Foothills News, Dec. 3, 2019)

Gaydos in the Afternoon hosts Caring for Kids (KTAR, Dec. 4, 2019) 

25 of the most philanthropic companies in Arizona (AZ Big Media, Dec. 1, 2019)

In spirit of Thanksgiving, American Airlines and DHL donate luggage to Child Crisis Arizona (American Journal of Transportation – November 22, 2019)

Gilbert Giving Machines are back (AZ Family – November 20, 2019)

How you can help foster children during the holidays (KTAR – November 20, 2019)

Giving Machine comes back to Gilbert (KTAR – November 13, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona raises over $1 million for children in need (Frontdoors- October 10, 2019)

Foster family shortage in Arizona (Cronkite News-September 13, 2019)

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Provides Free Car Seat Safety Checks (azfamily.com – August 27, 2019)

VOS Active 20-20 Club donates $109K to children’s charities  (paradisevalleyindependent.com – August 22, 2019)

New Peoria Resource Center Hosts Fair (thefoothillsfocus.com – August 21, 2019)

New resource center hosting fair (peoriatimes.com – August 9, 2019)

Mesa nonprofit working with feds to house 50 unaccompanied children (www.ktar.com- July 31, 2019)

Valley shelter leader defends taking in migrant children (www.12news.com- July 26, 2019)

Foster-care ‘crisis’: More kids entering Arizona system as number of foster homes declines (www.azcentral.com- July 23, 2019)

There Is A Shortage Of Foster Care Homes In Arizona (kjzz.org- July 9, 2019)

Arizona is in desperate need of foster families (www.abc15.com – July 1, 2019)

All you need is love: Inclusivity helps foster kids find forever homes (www.scottsdaleindependent.com – June 28, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona desperately needs foster families (paradisevalleyindependent.com – June 25, 2019)

New community resource center opening (peoriatimes.com – June 25, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona in desperate need of foster families (azbigmedia.com – June 24, 2019)

Maricopa County in ‘desperate’ need of foster families, agency says (msn.com – June 23, 2019)

Maricopa County in ‘desperate’ need of foster families, agency says (12news.com – June 22, 2019)

Maricopa County lacking space in homes for foster children (ktar.com – June 22, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona Needs Foster Families! Kids Need Loving Homes! (kez999.iheart.com – June 14, 2019)

Mesa Tackling Growing Child Poverty Rate (Abc15.com – June 3, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona, Safe Kids, Strong Families for 40 years (Ocotillo Living Magazine – February 2019)

Older News Articles

Child Crisis Arizona STEM Night, Sponsored by Cox Charities (yurview.com – December 17, 2018)

Season for Sharing: Child Crisis Arizona helps keep children safe (azcentral.com – December 11, 2018)

The gift of choice: Valley nonprofit honors cultural traditions (azfamily.com – December 5, 2018)

National Adoption Month .. Happy families! Tax credit info also! (kez999.iheart.com – November 21, 2018)

Hubbard Radio’s Valerie More Chats with CEO Torrie Taj about the Ways the Community Can Support Child Crisis Arizona’s Mission (Hubbard Radio Phoenix – November 16, 2018)

AZ Insider: Child Crisis Arizona’s Lunch was Inspirational (azfoothillsmagazine.com – October 11, 2018)

Child Crisis Arizona’s Lunch for Love Raises $500K (Frontdoorsmedia.com – October 9, 2018)

Lunch for Love Raises $500K (azredbook.com – Oct 3, 2018)

Thunderbirds Charities donates more than $3.1M to Valley charities (azbigmedia.com – Aug 14, 2018)

Child Crisis Arizona ‘Un-Masks’ Cycle of Child Abuse and Neglect at Annual Gala (frontdoorsmedia.com – Feb 21, 2018)

38th Annual Friends of Child Crisis Gala (azredbook.com – Feb 15, 2018)

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy launches Fundraising Academy (azbigmedia.com – Jan 23, 2018)

Report: Brain Science Shows How to Help Teens in Foster Care (publicnewsservice.org – Jan 11, 2018)

Who’s Next: 23 Arizonans who help our neighbors in need (azcentral.com – Jan 11, 2018)

Canyon State Credit Union donates over 200,000 diapers to Child Crisis Arizona & AZ Helping Hands (CUInsight.com – Jan 3, 2018)

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Names 2017 Piper Fellows and Highlights Recent Grantmaking (KLTV – December 14, 2017)

Mac & Gaydos’ Caring for Kids event amounts to thousands of donations (KTAR News – December 11, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona Receives National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate (MyLocalNews.US, November 30, 2017)

‘We just couldn’t wait for today to come’: 229 kids adopted in Maricopa County Saturday (Fox10, November 18, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona unites families with children on National Adoption Day (azcentral.com, November 17, 2017)

Mac Watson of ‘Mac and Gaydos’ shares story of adopting children (KTAR News, November 17, 2017)

Arizona’s Children: Make a difference for kids in foster care (Raising Arizona Kids, November 15, 2017)

Tax-credit donations help us make Arizona a better place (AZ Republic, November 10, 2017)

November is National Adoption Month (99.9KEZ/iHeartRadio Interview, November 6, 2017)

9-Year-Old Donates Book Proceeds to Child Crisis Arizona (CW6 – Positively Arizona, November 3, 2017)

Peoria Couple Encourages Adoption (Peoria Times, October 27, 2017)

Child Abuse Prevention License Plate program: How it evolved (AZ Central, September 13, 2017)

‘It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child’: A closer look at nonprofits working to prevent child abuse and neglect (AZ Central, September 10, 2017)

Groups get $425K from ‘It Shouldn’t Hurt to Be a Child’ license plates (AZ Central, July 23, 2017)

The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation Provides Grant to Support Child Crisis Arizona’s New Early Head Start Program (HMA Public Relations, June 1, 2017)

CEO Torrie Taj on Keeping Kids Safe (Valley Watch on KTAR, May 7, 2017)

Arizona’s Children in Foster Families, Love Transforms (Raising Arizona Kids, May 1, 2017)

Valley Girl Donates Birthday Presents to Charity (AZ Family, Mar. 14, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona Talks Dollar-for-Dollar Tax Credits (Sonoran Living, Mar. 9, 2017)

Groups Working Toward Decreasing Number of Kids in Child-Welfare System (KJZZ, Feb. 10, 2017)

Arizona’s Children: Neatly 18,000 Kids are In State Care, What Happens Next is up to Us (Raising Arizona Kids, February, 2017)

This Chef of the Year Will Cook Dinner for You and 40 Friends in Your Home (Arizona Foothills Magazine, Jan. 25, 2017)

A Voice for Arizona’s Children (Frontdoors News, Dec. 2016)

Child Crisis Arizona extends its Early Head Start Program to Mesa (Raising Arizona Kids, Nov. 2016)

18,000 Arizona Kids Are In Foster Care. Here’s How You Can Help (AZ Central, Sept. 4, 2016)

She Needs You! Record Yourself Reading A Bedtime Story For A 7-year-old Arizona Girl (AZCentral, Jan. 12, 2016)