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Phoenix couple gets help from FTF-funded program to raise twin daughters born prematurely

  • Phoenix South

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council fund the Side by Side program to help identify and address developmental concerns early and provide coaching supports to…

A woman in black t-shirt is handing a bag of produce to another woman.

Pilot program successfully helps young children living in food deserts access more fresh, locally…

  • health & nutrition

The farm-to-family model works to distribute locally grown produce to families of young children through FTF’s early childhood partners.

Donna Barisich is the 2021 Phoenix South Champion

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Donna Barisich has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Phoenix South Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

Two boys in a preschool classroom

Kith and Kin program helps Phoenix mom provide structure in son’s life

  • family friend and neighbor care

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council funds the Kith and Kin program to empower caregivers with tools to encourage a healthy development for children.

Dawn Berg

Dawn Berg is the 2020 First Things First Phoenix South Champion

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Dawn Berg has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Phoenix South Regional Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…

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Helping bridge the service gap for children with special needs

  • resource coordination and referral

A pilot program is providing support for families who have developmental concerns about their child, but aren’t eligible for special needs services.

Brother and sister in library

Family resource center helps Phoenix boy with quality early childhood experiences

  • family support

At the Family Learning Center, Marta Dardon learned how to create quality early childhood experiences for her children

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallegos

Four new Phoenix-area family resource centers make resources more accessible

  • family resource centers

FTF and the City of Phoenix have partnered to open four new family resource centers dedicated to providing services to families with young children.

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2019 Regional Champions for Young Children honored

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These volunteers spend their free time working to help their community better understand the importance of early childhood through a variety of ways.

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