Amphitheater Public Schools Foundation, Inc.
Understanding Poverty at Keeling Elementary School - Tucson, Pima County
Of the students at Keeling Elementary School, 92% are enrolled in free and reduced lunch. A staff-wide, onsite workshop will be conducted to examine economic class and provide ideas to improve academic success of students from low-income families.
Bisbee Coalition for the Homeless
Kitchen Upgrade 2020 - Bisbee, Cochise County
This agency operates a resource center that provides over 38,000 meals to those in need in Cochise County. A commercial exhaust system will be installed over the stove to be able to prepare a larger variety of meals in a safe environment.
Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee
Triple Play - Bisbee, Cochise County
The Boys and Girls Club will implement an accredited after school and summer program that focuses on mind, body and soul through social development. As a social recreational program, activities implemented engage all age groups from five years old to seventeen through hands-on learning opportunities.
Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc.
Healthy Communities, Thriving Farms - Douglas, Cochise County
This project will continue a CSA program where low-income employees and patients in the Douglas area are provided produce, supplied by local farmers. This project will also include an educational aspect, with growers sending out a weekly newsletter about seasonal foods, recipes, and other information.
Community Christian Church of Marana
Community Christian Outreach Center - Marana, Pima County
This organization is located in far west Marana, what some call Avra Valley, which has very few other social services. This project will increase capacity for safe and efficient food transportation and distribution.
Our Healthy Place Clubhouse - Tucson, Pima County
Our Place Clubhouse is a work-focused community of mutual support for low income adults living with mental illness. Necessary kitchen equipment will be replaced so that our members can cook for and share meals with their peers, and take nutrition and cooking classes.
Flowers and Bullets
In collaboration with the Tucson Rainwater Harvesting Co-op
Rainwater harvesting for regenerative food production in marginalized communities - Tucson, Pima County
This project works to enhance within-organization capacity in rainwater harvesting design and implementation, carry out rainwater harvesting projects that will directly benefit food production and soil improvement in low-income neighborhoods, and enhance capacity in business planning and development. Grant funds will be used to fund a coordinator, scholarships for workshop participants, and necessary equipment.
Flowing Wells Assembly of God
Flowing Wells Food Program Kitchen Renovation - Tucson, Pima County
This project will update kitchen equipment and the space to serve the people of the Flowing Wells Neighborhood as professionally, courteously and efficiently as possible.
Flowing Wells Family Resource Center
Shelving - Tucson, Pima County
Flowing Wells Family Resource Center will acquire shelving for food storage and distribution for the students and families of the Flowing Wells School District.
Friends of Tucson's Birthplace - Mission Garden
In collaboration with Arevalos Farm and SouthWinds Farm
Development of The Local Sonoran Region Heritage Food Economy - Tucson, Pima County
This project aims to support a developing local economy of heirloom corn from grower to consumer. In the current market, the majority of corn tortilla options are made of commercial farm scale genetically modified corn, this project hopes to farm and distribute the heirloom corn that has been grown in America for thousands of years.
Haven Totes, Inc.
In collaboration with Catalina High School
Resource Center Expansion - Tucson, Pima County
With the knowledge that many in Tucson do not have reliable transportation, Haven Totes is investing in creating resource centers at accessible neighborhood schools. This project will increase capacity at Catalina High School resource center for school children and their families to receive food.
Haven Totes, Inc.
Food Pantry Equipment - Tucson, Pima County
Grocery carts will be purchased so clients can more easily transport the food they receive, so as to provide clients with the best experience possible. Transportation equipment will be purchased to ensure the physical safety of staff and volunteers.
Healthy Bisbee Inc
Healthy Bisbee Capacity Building 2020 - Bisbee, Cochise County
Healthy Bisbee serves approximately 12,000 nutritious, balanced meals each year to anyone who comes to their weekly lunch service, which is prepared with fresh local produce. This project will fund a kitchen manager maintain and grow this program.
Impact of Southern Arizona
Equipment for IMPACT Food Bank Expansion - Tucson, Pima County
IMPACT is located in the rural community of Catalina, and serves primarily rural, low to moderate income families and seniors. This project will support finishing an expansion of the food bank distribution space, to improve client experience and increase the storage of fresh foods.
Interfaith Community Services East
Eastside Food Bank Expansion Project - Tucson, Pima County
This project will allow this agency to increase capacity so as to be able to participate in a senior-focused feeding program, as well as adding another day to distribution.
Interfaith Community Services Northwest
Interfaith Community Services Northwest Food Bank – Infrastructure - Tucson, Pima County
As the second largest provider of emergency food in Southern Arizona, ICS over 25,000 low-income seniors, individual and families in need every year. A forklift will be acquired to supply more food to clients, while ensuring safety of staff and volunteers.
Iskashitaa Refugee Network
In collaboration with The 3000 Club (T3C), Tucson City Council Member-Steve Kozachik, St Jude Tuition Fund Corporation
Gleaning for Good, Harvest against Hunger - Tucson, Pima County
Funds will be used to grow agency’s existing program, Harvesting and Redistributing Tucson’s Bounty, by investing in transportation, staff, equipment, and more. Primary beneficiaries will include UN refugees, asylum seekers, and other food-insecure immigrant families in urban and rural parts of Pima, Cochise, and Santa Cruz Counties.
Economic Opportunity through Job Training - Tucson, Pima County
JobPath works to improve the economic status of underserved adults by removing barriers to educational attainment so that they may lead healthy and more prosperous lives. This project will provide economic opportunity by supporting low-income adults as they complete two-year-or-less degree and certificate programs.
Living Faith Christian Center, Tucson International
Capacity Improvement CY2020 - Tucson, Pima County
Living Faith Christian Center is an inner-city church that serves primarily low-income neighbors. This project will increase pantry capacity to store and safely transport food, and increase efficiency to check in clients.
Native Music Coalition
Native Healing Sounds Project - Tucson, Pima County
Native Music Coalition was established by a group of local musicians who wanted to address the everyday hardships on American Indian Reservations by teaching how to craft traditional instruments and preserve traditional culture. Workshops will be provided for Native American youth and young adults about hand crafting tribal instruments and the history of these instruments.
New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church
Extended Space and Transportation Repairs - Tucson, Pima County
On an average New Jerusalem MBC Outreach Ministry serves six hundred families per month in the greater Tucson area and the city of South Tucson with food boxes. To respond to increasing demand, investments are being made towards the kitchen, transportation, and staff/volunteers.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization
Food Security for Children on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation - Tucson, Pima County
The Dr. Fernando Escalante Tribal Library, located on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation, is where many children on the reservation spend afternoons and school breaks. This project aims to provide after school snacks for these children, offer backpacks with food to bring home, and teach about nutrition as well as traditional and culturally relevant foods.
Pio Decimo Center of Catholic Community Services
Pio Decimo Pantry ExpansionTucson, Pima County
Food storage capacity will be expanded which will allow for more food to be served to more families and for this organization to provide additional programs.
Sahuarita Food Bank & Community Resource Center
In collaboration with Pima Community College, Division of Critical Care
Financial Support for Certified Caregiver and Certified Nurse Assistant Students - Sahuarita, Pima County
Greater Sahuarita and Green Valley needs local workforce development opportunities. Cost, transportation, time availability, scheduling, childcare, and other issues make it difficult or impossible for many local residents to take advantage of workforce development opportunities in Tucson. This project is a subsidized six-week class that prepares students to take the state certification examinations to become Certified Caregivers and/or Certified Nurse Assistants.
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church
Expanding Neighbors Feeding Neighbors to Council House Apartments Tucson, Pima County
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church currently provide 5-10 meals a week to many of the residents of Sentinel Plaza Apartments, a housing complex for fixed-income seniors in Tucson. Equipment will be purchased to improve the packaging of these meals.
Santa Cruz Lutheran Church
Fellowship Hall Project, SCLC Food Bank Support - Tucson, Pima County
Santa Cruz Lutheran serves the surrounding neighborhoods as well as San Xavier Mission and the Pascua Yaqui Reservation. Agency will perform structural work and purchase cold storage to provide a safer and hazard-free environment for their clients and volunteers, increasing the volume of fresh and healthy foods distributed.
Senior Citizens of Patagonia, Inc.
Patagonia Senior Center - Commercial Evaporator Cooler - Patagonia, Santa Cruz County
This agency has 166 registered clients in a meal program that serves nutritious lunches five days a week, Mondays to Fridays. Evaporative cooler will be replaced, so that seniors and clients with disabilities can enjoy their meals and socialize in a congenial setting.
Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS)
Kitchen Equipment Purchase - Safford, Graham County
SEACUS provides an estimated 1,380 nutritious meals a year to homebound seniors. Grant funds will be used to acquire cold storage in order to safely store and deliver food to seniors in more remote areas of Greenlee County.
Southside Presbyterian Church
Kitchen Manager - Tucson, Pima County
This project’s goal is to create a job training program, in which a new culinary graduate would expand their skill levels in areas of kitchen administration through coaching and helping run the hot meals program. Currently Southside Presbyterian Church prepare hundreds of meals per week requiring not only the culinary art of preparing tasteful and nutritious food but also the administrative requirements including budgeting, ordering, reporting, food safety and personnel management.
Sunsites Bread Basket
Creating a Better "Basket" - Peace, Cochise County
The Bread Basket serves a rural area of Cochise County including Pearce, Elfrida, Dragoon, McNeal, Sunizona, Kansas Settlement, and more. This project will focus on food capacity, technology, and pantry environment so as to increase food and educational services as well as improve client experience.
Tucson Center for Women and Children DBA Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse
Domestic Abuse Emergency Shelter Refrigerators Upgrade - Tucson, Pima County
Emerge is a residential shelter for survivors of domestic abuse; nearly all shelter residents have low or zero income and most have suffered financial abuse. Grant funds will be used to purchase a refrigerator for survivors of domestic abuse to have access to healthy food and have a space to use cooking as a means of healing.
World Ministries Outreach to Children Project
OTC Food Expansion Project - Tucson, Pima County
The OTC Outreach Center is established in Tucson’s impoverished “Little Mexico” and works to break down the barriers of poverty and prejudice working against children, limiting their success. A commercial walk-in refrigerator/freezer will be installed to increase food distribution volume and efficiency.