PCC SOCIAL SERVICES STUDENTS ARE ORGANIZING AN EVENT FOR 50 YOUTH IN FOSTER CAREby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Dec. 07, 2012, under Press Releases
The Social Services Students in the Community Organization & Development Class at PimaCommunity Collegehave invited 50 youth in foster care to a “Holiday Celebration” event at DonnaR.LigginsRecreationCenter, 2160 N. 6th Avenue on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The program will include a festive holiday meal, individual gifts, Christmas music, carnival games, prizes, guest speakers and exhibitors from various social services organizations that include:PimaCommunity College, Luz Social Services, Marana Health Care, General Dentistry for Kids, Job Corp and the U. S. Handball Association.
For three weeks, the PCC Social Services Students have been working very hard to secure resources and donations from local businesses and community members such as:TucsonParksand Recreation, Walmart, Target, Albertsons, Bookman’s, Cinemark Movie Theatres, Baskin Robbins, Safeway, Starbucks, Game Works, and many others. They have invited 50 children and 6 staff from the Devereux and Vision Quest group homes to be their special guests.
City Council members, Karin Uhlich, Richard Fimbres, and County Supervisor Richard Elias have confirmed their attendance to the event.