During the recent Arizona StandDown, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton celebrated an incredible accomplishment – Phoenix is the first city in the nation to end chronic homelessness among veterans. This is a huge step forward as a community. We applaud his dedication to this important work and know it’s the first step toward a larger goal.
That’s why Valley of the Sun United Way, the City of Phoenix and nearly 30 other organizations have come together with the goal of ending chronic homelessness in the Valley by Jan. 1, 2016.
Lawrence never imagined he would experience homelessness. He never thought he would one day tell stories of how for two years he would make do in a park, with the grass as his bed and paperback books to pass the time.
Especially when it comes to finances, it’s important to plan ahead. While sometimes overwhelming, a few simple strategies can help you quickly improve your financial stability and regain control of your future.
Do you think you could feed your family with just $29 this week?
It might sound impossible, but it’s the reality for too many Arizona families. As participants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), these families receive much-needed food assistance.