Every April, as taxpayers claiming deductions for charitable gifts submit their IRS returns, I recall the words of a wealthy, now-deceased friend: “There are millions of Americans who, through no fault of their own, are condemned to live in dire circumstances, and I could use my resources to…
More details are available about wasteful spending and financial management problems at the Tucson-based Udall Foundation, an audit report obtained by the Star shows.
The cornerstone of the Washington Monument is laid by Benjamin French, a Masonic Grand Master, July 4, 1848, using the same trowel used by George Washington when he laid the cornerstone of the capital in 1793. (AP Photo)
Outstanding service to children has landed the Assistance League of Tucson a $10,000 prize and national recognition for its philanthropic work.
A UA engineering administrator is retiring to devote his full energy to a nonprofit organization his family started to help victims of sex trafficking in India get jobs.
"All the work we did in the past has laid the foundation for this," says Cindy Parseghian about a new drug being tested for Neimann-Pick Type C, which killed three of her four children.
In the 18 years since her family began advancing research into the extremely rare, fatal disease that killed three of her four children, Cindy Parseghian has never felt more hopeful about a treatment.
Bells will be ringing Tuesday morning throughout the community in remembrance of the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting.
Sixteen Southern Arizona organizations and schools have been awarded grants from the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.
The Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation is donating educational materials about Sept. 11 to all public middle schools across the state.
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