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Transgender Homeless Youth Deserve to Live Full Lives

On March 31st, International Day of Transgender Visibility will celebrate transgender people around the world while raising awareness of the systemic prejudice they can receive. In a society where acceptance and support can be scarce, transgender people are disproportionately affected by ...

Showers at The Center

On the first Wednesday of every month beginning at 12:00 noon Pima County pulls a shower truck into the back yard of the center. Youth and young adults 24 and under can pick up some clean clothes in the center and enjoy a hot private shower in peace.  Volunteers provide food and fun after they ...

Forgiveness is the key to freedom

Rob Corbin spent an afternoon donating his time to present a mini-workshop on Forgiveness to youth in The Center.  In just a couple of hours seeds of hope were planted in our youth through sharing, smiles and tears. “Forgiveness is a choice” and “Forgiveness is a path that leads to emotional ...

In Loving Memory of Sandy

For many years, Sandry Rausch and Lorri Jordan have been a dynamic duo supporting StandUp for Kids Tucson with their enormous hearts and ongoing donations.  On March 13, 2024, at the age of 84, Sandy passed into eternal life and I expect will continue to watch over our kids from above.  We ...