Stories tagged: "children"


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This Phoenix Woman Lost Two Family Members This Year. Now She’s Raising Money for Toys for Tots.

With more than 288,000 Arizonans are without jobs and federal eviction protection set to expire soon, families may find it tough to afford Christmas gifts.

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545 Migrant Children Aren’t Missing Their Parents. It’s Actually 666 Migrant Children.

Lawyers say the original group of migrant children missing parents had contact information. This new group has zero information on file.

Volunteer Monroy Martinez, left, hands out a free to-go lunch to a boy at the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance due to the Arizona teachers strike and closure of schools Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Food Insecurity Among Arizona Children Skyrockets Amidst Pandemic

Nearly 30 million households nationwide say they don’t have enough food to feed their family.

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Over 1,600 Kids Caught COVID-19 While Being Held in Detention Centers

Nearly 100 children contracted the virus while being detained at a rehabilitation center in Prescott Valley.

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Arizona Families Urged to Enroll in KidsCare Despite Program’s Challenges

Children's Action Alliance in Arizona is urging families to enroll in KidsCare despite the threat to the Affordable Care Act.