Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization receives $7,000 in gift cards from Arizona Complete Health

Pictured: Julia Chavez from Arizona Complete Health was on hand to present Anselmo Frias, Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Food Pantry Assistant the gift cards to be distributed to families in need.(Photo: Pascua Yaqui Tribe)

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Gift cards to be distributed to community members in need

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Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Arizona Complete Health, a healthcare corporation serving Arizona since 1981, donated $7,000 in gift cards to the Pascua Yaqui tribal community.

The Wal-Mart gift cards (increments of $35) will be distributed to community members in need, as determined by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Social Services Department, through the Tu’l Bwa’ame (Good Food) Pantry, a collaboration between and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

“Like many tribal communities across Arizona and the country, the Pascua Yaqui community has been hit especially hard during this pandemic,” said Izetta Morris, executive director of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization.

“This generous gift will be distributed throughout the community to assist people that are struggling during this time of crisis, filling the gaps in household needs – such as toilet paper, baby wipes, diapers and formula.”

For more information regarding Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization, please visit http://www.yaquicharity.org

About the Pascua Yaqui Tribe

The Yaqui people are among the original inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert region, extending from the Gila River in present day Arizona to the Rio Yaqui valley in Sonora, Mexico. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona is a United States Historic Tribe that includes nine officially recognized communities in Arizona in and between the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas. The Tribe’s administrative center is located on Tribal Trust Lands southwest of Tucson. The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is part of the sovereign and indigenous Yaqui Nation that spans the United States/Mexico border and the Tribe maintains close association with the Yaqui communities in the eight sacred villages along the Yaqui River. There are approximately 22,000 registered members of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. 

For additional information, visit https://www.pascuayaqui-nsn.gov/.

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