Posts by Alice Burba

Wrangler News: Kids in foster care nearly equal to Kyrene schools’ total enrollment

Published on 1/10/2020, Lee Shappell of the Wrangler News interviewed Boost Board member, Alice Burba By Lee Shappell You’ve scraped by but you’ve given your children a good, stable home. You’ve done your best to raise them with values that they’ll need to be successful in life. Unfortunately, your adult children had difficulty finding the way, and suddenly…

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This Summer is Poppin’

The temperature is not the only thing on the rise right now! Our number of requests for items and services continues to go up and we are happy to see an increase coming directly from DCS workers across
the state as well as those serving through the Gila River and Pascua Yaqui Tribal Social Services!

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Welcome New Board Member, Patrick O’Donnell

Patrick O’Donnell served in education for thirty-six years, nineteen as an administrator.  He was hired as Superintendent of Schools for the Sioux Center Community Schools in July of 2002.  Prior to his position in the Sioux Center Community Schools Patrick served as Principal in the Humboldt Community Schools, Associate Principal in the Mason City Schools,…

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#GivingTuesday – Join us to help Arizona Kinship Families

In Arizona, of the nearly 19,000 children are placed in out-of-home care, 45% are placed with kin — family members who have stepped up to care for these children during this time of crisis. Many of these kin families (often grandparents and great grandparents) are on a fixed incomes and struggle financially to meet the…

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