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hristmas comes early for Valley family that lost husband, dad to COVID-19

Christmas Comes Early for Valley Family That Lost Husband, Dad to COVID-19

For thousands of Arizona families, the holiday season this year is going to be a challenge after losing a loved one to the coronavirus. But some in the Valley are already in the spirit of giving and are stepping up to bring some holiday cheer to those who need it most. “He passed away on July 1st,” Sandra Barron said. It’s been four months since Sandra Barron’s husband died from the coronavirus and four months since her three boys lost their father.


12NEWS: New Teen Tech Center Opens at Phoenix Boys & Girls Club

A complete digital makeover! Drones, virtual reality and 3D printers. It’s all part of a cool new tech center, just for high school teens after class. The doors officially open here at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at the Jerry Colangelo branch Wednesday! The center is addressing the nation’s opportunity gap by offering teens free, year-round, hands-on technology access and education in an after-school setting.


Water Safety Camp Teaching 120 Phoenix Children How to Swim

The ZAC Foundation will join with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix to host a four-day water safety camp July 23-26 for Phoenix area children and families. Founded in 2008 by Karen and Brian Cohn, the ZAC Foundation joins with local organizations each year to sponsor ZAC Camps in cities all across the nation.


Wells Fargo Invests $100,000 in Arizona Boys & Girls Clubs to Support Youth Through Walkout

Marcia Mintz, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, today accepted a $100,000 check from Wells Fargo to support operations during Arizona’s school walkout.  Don Pearson, Wells Fargo’s Lead Regional President of the Desert Mountain Region, was joined by colleagues and Wells Fargo volunteers manning a community phone bank at Channel 12 /KPNX, to present the check to support the operations of Clubs around the state of Arizona through the teacher walkout.