Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization awarded capacity building grant

(Photo: Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona Facebook Page)

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Grant for ensuring children have food for after-school snacks and for taking home in the evening

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization (PYTCO) was awarded a Capacity Building Grant from the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. The grant was for the purpose of ensuring that children have food for after-school snacks and for taking home in the evenings. PYTCO purchased a refrigerator, that is now in use at the Tribal Library, and 68 backpacks for youth that were distributed through an event organized by Diana Centeno and David Parades at the Dr. Fernando Escalante Tribal Library.

Pictured: A grant is helping the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization ensure that children have food for after-school snacks and for taking home in the evenings.
Pictured: A grant is helping the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization ensure that children have food for after-school snacks and for taking home in the evenings.(Photo: Diana Centeno)

“Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization is grateful for the support of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, and the hard work and dedication of the Tribal Library staff in making this program possible,” said Izetta Morris, director of Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization. “We were thrilled to provide these much-needed resources.”

To learn more about Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization, please visit www.yaquicharity.org.

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