Tag: Youth On Their Own

Still Need a Mask? YOTO Has One for You!

Diane Gordon The Youth On Their Own (YOTO) Committee of The Women of Quail Creek is taking over the mask-making drive from the Military Baby Shower. They intend to supply masks to residents, family, and friends. Many of the volunteers cutting and sewing masks are the same ones who also made masks for the baby…

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…

Youth On Their Own benefit from multiple TWOQC projects

Diane Quinn Thanks to the support of Quail Creek residents, Youth On Their Own (YOTO) has received hundreds of school supplies. As a YOTO partner in southern Arizona, The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) has helped facilitate the local school supply drive to support YOTO students. Several deliveries of school supplies have been made to…

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…

TWOQC needs help with YOTO cookbook

Diane Quinn If you already know anything about Youth On Their Own (YOTO), you may be wondering why a homeless person needs a cookbook. Let’s talk about what homelessness means for YOTO. For most of us, having a home means stability, and when we were growing up it meant having parents there to provide food,…