Nancy Roberts has been in the Primavera Foundation program for several years The foundation's organizers, Nancy Bissell and Gordon Packard, started a soup kitchen that became Primavera some 30 years ago.
They didn't know how it would all turn out when the first homeless people lined up at the soup kitchen, over the objections of city officials and residents.
Sign spinner Codie Norman, founder of Cool Kat Street Level Promotions, in action, doing his trademark dancin' and sign flippin', this time for University Pedi-Cabs on the corner of North Fourth Avenue and East Sixth Street.
When Codie Norman gets a sign-spinning gig, he tops his head like the Cat in the Hat, then dances, spins and flashes his pearly whites at passers-by.
For the first time in about five years, the city of South Tucson has made a payment on its jail bill.
The recipient of this week's Ben's Bell is 7-year-old Aidan Lee Frye, who buys socks for the homeless.
Jesse Desens,cq,(JESSE DESENS), holds onto his dogs head as Karyn Carlson,cq,(KARYN CARLSON), a certified veterinarian tech is helping check out his dog Friday February 19, 2010,cq,(FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2010) in Tucson, Arizona at the Tucson Homeless Connect being held at the Trinity Presbyte…
James Perry,cq,(JAMES PERRY), a homeless man, is sitting in a chair and getting ready to have his hair check for lice before he goes and washes it and gets a free hair cut Friday February 19, 2010,cq,(FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2010) in Tucson, Arizona at the Tucson Homeless Connect being held at t…
This year, Tucson Homeless Connect became more than a valuable
resource for homeless people. With the addition of Pima Animal Care
Center and P.A.W.S., it became a place of healing for their animal
The Sullivan Jackson Employment Center - a blue, green and gold
stucco building on East 26th Street in South Tucson - doesn't look
architecturally significant. But it is the first Pima County
facility built to the "green" standards set by the LEED program of
the U.S. Green Building Council.
The new Sullivan Jackson Employment Center, 400 E. 26th St., in South Tucson replaces an old bakery building that housed the job-training program for homeless for years. The project came in under budget and was built to high-efficiency standards.
Leslie Carlson spent part of Tuesday night driving around
Tucson's south side searching for those who live on the
Volunteers Leslie Carlson, left, and Bonnie Demorotski look at a map of the area where they planned to look for homeless people. They were out Tuesday. The count helps agencies and governments gauge the scope of the problem and set funding levels for services.
Fall has arrived in the Old Pueblo, and what it lacks in
colorful leaves it makes up for in fine weather.
A half-century ago, they wore white gloves and hats and held
meetings at the fashionable El Conquistador Hotel. Today, the 400
members of the Assistance League of Tucson still know how to glam
it up at their annual Tux 'N Boots gala.