Thanks to the hard work and trust from "our kids", dedicated volunteers and local organizational partners, StandUp For Kids - Tucson has been able to get 4 street kids off the streets and into apartments, 3 jobs for kids, and are pleased to welcome a new baby boy - safely in housing with his mother!
Many homeless teens migrate to Tucson during the cold winter months. We are actively seeking new volunteers and donations to help prepare for this influx.
The Tucson StandUp For Kids Chapter has been blessed with numerous in-kind donations that have almost completed our materials needs for the coming year!
If you are interested in joining Tucson's Program, please contact us!
Read about the struggles that one youth faced trying to survive the streets of Tucson while battling a heroin addiction and a mental illness.
"'I don't steal,' Bozymowski says emphatically as she sits outside a West Side grocery store panhandling one evening last April. 'The only time I would steal is if I'm hungry. I'm a junkie but I have morals. I hate liars and thieves.'
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Orientation for potential new volunteers are held the First Wednesday of each Month, 6:30 PM at the Tucson City Council Ward VI offices - 3202 N. First Street.
Please RSVP to: Tucson@standupforkids.org so we know you are coming!