Tag: YOTO

Help homeless kids go to school

JoAnn Haberer As you probably know, high school can be expensive. Many things that used to be provided by school districts are now the responsibility of students and their families. But what if you don’t have a home, or in some cases, even a family? The Women of Quail Creek are teaming up with Youth…

Youth On Their Own to benefit from holiday spirit

Members of TWOQC have created holiday cards which include a student name and information.

Diane Quinn The Women of Quail Creek and their friends will sponsor 250 students participating in Youth On Their Own (YOTO) this holiday season. Each student will receive a holiday gift bag specifically tailored to their likes, hobbies and needs. Members of TWOQC have created holiday cards which include a student name and information about…

YOTO and TWOQC partner to collect school supplies

Photo by Diane Quinn

Diane Quinn In 2013, over 5,000 young people in Pima County were regarded as homeless. During the 2016-17 school year, more than 1,600 of those young people were enrolled in Youth On Their Own (YOTO), a program providing support to homeless or abandoned youth who are enrolled in schools throughout the county. YOTO believes that…