Maryvale Family Resource Center to Open November 2

10/31/2017, By Valley of the Sun United Way

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Vice Mayor Laura Pastor to Attend

PHOENIX, Arizona (October 31, 2017) – One of Phoenix’s oldest neighborhoods is about to get a thriving new center to support its families.

After a year of hard work, the Isaac Family Resource Center will open to the public, thanks to the collaboration of Isaac School District staff and parents, Valley of the Sun United Way, Phoenix IDA, International Interior Designers Association, and the community.

The resource center will open with the support of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Vice Mayor Laura Pastor, Isaac School District staff, parents and community members. The center would serve as a “community hub” of resources where individuals can obtain support to overcome challenges, create healthy connections, and participate in opportunities that promote leadership and giving back to the community.

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND FILM THE PRESS CONFERENCE, RIBBON CUTTING AND CENTER NAME REVEAL. For additional information on what will take place, contact Jamie Killin at (480) 710-5270 or

            DATE: Thursday, November 2

            TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

            LOCATION: 1403 N 32nd Ave Phoenix, AZ 85009

“We are looking forward to the completion of this significant project and are so appreciative of the support of our families and community partners who have invested their time, talents, and resources to make this project a reality,” said Isaac School District Superintendent Dr. Mario Ventura. “We know the Isaac Family Resource Center will serve as an important resource in our community, and it’s been a great source of pride to see so many of our schools’ parents and community members lead the work on this initiative.”

“We are proud to have been a part of such an important project,” said Francisco Avalos, director of engagement at Valley of the Sun United Way. “We partnered on this project last year at our inaugural Day of Action and it’s been incredible to see the impact of that first day and how much progress has been made in the last year. We know this will be a great asset to Maryvale and look forward to seeing how community members utilize this space.”

About the Isaac School District No. 5:

The Isaac School District has been serving the educational needs of students since 1878 as Arizona's 5th oldest school district. Today, Isaac serves approximately 7,500 students in grades K-8 and is located minutes from Downtown Phoenix. At Isaac School District, we’re dedicated to providing high-quality educational experiences to ensure students are strong, successful and prepared for a bright future. Our dedicated, skilled teachers and professionals work with families to create a positive, safe learning environment at our schools.

About Valley of the Sun United Way

Since 1925, Valley of the Sun United Way has unified diverse partners, donors, business supporters, nonprofits, government and faith-based communities to build a stronger Valley for us all. United Way and it’s 90,000 donors, 400 business supporters and 5,000 volunteers fight to break the cycle of poverty by ensuring children and youth succeed, ending hunger and homelessness, and increasing the financial stability of families. Join the fight.


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