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United Way of Northern Arizona COVID-19 Funds Giving Shelter to Our Most Vulnerable

| April 13, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona COVID-19 Funds Giving Shelter to Our Most Vulnerable

During this pandemic, we have been advised to stay at home to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. But what does that mean for people who are homeless or worry that they could lose their shelter during this uncertain time.

The United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA) recently awarded a total of $45,000 to Flagstaff Shelter Services and The Salvation Army, front line local responders dealing with the issue of providing shelter or keeping people in their homes.

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Connections Spotlight: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month — Time to Get Involved

| April 13, 2020
Connections Spotlight: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month — Time to Get Involved

CC&Y will host upcoming webinars this week and next. They include: “Mindfulness for Adults and Professionals:” “Adverse Childhood Experience/ Resiliency:” “Mindfulness for Youth:”

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Stronger As One Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

| April 10, 2020
Stronger As One Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

As you know, the current COVID-19 outbreak has had far reaching impacts, including on the mental health and wellbeing of all of us who are living through this time. As a result, it is with urgency that we are shifting Stronger As One’s focus to providing supportive mental health and wellbeing resources to our community in this tumultuous time. We want to offer support to one another, and to everyone in our community.

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Childcare Resources for Essential Public Sector Employees

| April 7, 2020
Childcare Resources for Essential Public Sector Employees

Arizona’s front line workers play a critical role in the response to COVID-19. To ensure Arizona’s first responders, critical healthcare workers, and essential public sector employees have the support they need to continue combatting COVID-19, the Governor’s office has partnered with local child care providers, nonprofit, education, and faith-based organizations to offer child care through Arizona Enrichment Centers.

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Enter the Willow Bend Virtual Earth Day Art Contest. Deadline is April 20

| April 7, 2020
Enter the Willow Bend Virtual Earth Day Art Contest. Deadline is April 20

Enter the Willow Bend Environmental Education Center Virtual Earth Day Art Contest for youth artists of all ages! Take on the challenge of creating a piece of 2-D art, using any medium or combination of media, that illustrates the theme: “Celebrating our Earth”

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District 2 Supervisor Liz Archuleta — Fill out the census and get counted!

| April 7, 2020
District 2 Supervisor Liz Archuleta  — Fill out the census and get counted!

Coconino County Residents Count:
Fill out the 2020 Census!

What is the 2020 Census and Why is it Important?

The census aims to collect an accurate count of our population which determines federal funding for our communities for resources like schools, hospitals, fire departments, roads, etc. The census also helps determine federal funding in times of disaster like the COVID-19 pandemic or forest fires, as well as determines the amount of seats Arizona will have in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Updates for individuals, families and small businesses effected by Covid-19.

| April 7, 2020
Updates for individuals, families and small businesses effected by Covid-19.

Good Afternoon Everyone,

Below are a variety of updates for individuals, families and small businesses effected by Covid-19.

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United Way of Northern Arizona Awards $50,000 Grant to Flagstaff Family Food Center

| April 7, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona Awards $50,000 Grant to Flagstaff Family Food Center

United Way of Northern Arizona has recently awarded a $50,000 grant from its COVID-19 Fund to the Flagstaff Family Food Center (FFFC), a nonprofit meeting the challenges of COVID-19 by adapting how it provides services while dramatically expanding its services to those in need.

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COVID-19 in AZ: Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities online session on April 8

| April 6, 2020
COVID-19 in AZ: Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities online session on April 8

Join us for an Online Session
The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Network has
launched a weekly community call through Zoom. 
Our third session will take place:
Wednesday, April 8
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Phoenix Time
Click Here to Register for Session #3
Need help setting up Zoom? Click Here

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Celebrating the Impact CASA Volunteers Have on Children for National Volunteer Month

| April 6, 2020
Celebrating the Impact CASA Volunteers Have on Children for National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month and CASA of Coconino County expresses their deepest appreciation for the men and women who stand up for abused and neglected children in Arizona. These dedicated Count Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers are making a difference in children’s lives, giving them a voice in court and advocating for their best interest.

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