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2011-07-01 21:56:00

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planning for Amity Foundation's 20th Annual, 4th of July, alumni reunion was bittersweet for Amity's project Amistad de los Angeles located in Downtown Los Angeles as the imminent news drew near of a 100 bed funding cut from the California Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections Residential Multi-Service Centers, (RMSC) program (http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Parole/Program_Development_Unit/RMSC/index.html). At 4:15 pm, just 45 minutes...

2011-06-02 13:38:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amity Foundation was honored recently with an award of $25,000 from Jim Click to aid in the completion of Amity Foundation's new State-of-the-Art Family and Children's Center 'Dragonfly Village.' (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/DC13238) Amity Foundation also congratulates Jim Click for his special support of the Tucson community for forty years. Amity Foundation helped pioneer the concept of bringing parents and...

2011-01-28 17:45:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amity Foundation announced that it engaged Rick Engineering of Tucson, Arizona for the development plans of their new State-of-the-Art Family and Children's Center 'Dragonfly Village'. Amity is a model, (one of only a few services nationwide), that provides for a child or children to enter a residential treatment setting with their mother, father or both parents. This educational setting addresses the entire generational and family...

2011-01-22 14:07:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amity Foundation is honored to announce that Dr. Lisa Fogle, a local Tucson Dentist in private practice for over 25 years, long-time Tucson philanthropist, and advocate for at-risk youth, has joined Amity's, Foundation Board of Directors, known as "Dragonfly." Amity's Foundation Board is launching a capital campaign that will raise funds to build a state-of-the-art, 5-acre, 15-building Children's and Family Center, on a parcel of...

2010-12-14 17:34:00

Raising Funds for New Children's and Family Reunification Center TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amity Foundation is opening a new, downtown Tucson gallery, with a Silent Auction, December 16, 2010 4-6pm. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Amity Foundation's new capital campaign, "Dragonfly Village" which is aimed at building a new, state of the art, 13 building, Children's and Family Reunification Center in Tucson. A grand opening event of the gallery space...

2010-10-14 16:01:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help reduce the drain on Local, State and Federal budgets, Amity Foundation will build a state of the art residential center for children and mothers. The center will be called Dragonfly Village. Dragonfly Village is based on decades of research and evaluation. The Mission: "Dragonfly Village is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of children and families marginalized by homelessness, poverty, addiction, crime, racism, sexism,...

2010-07-12 14:26:00

TUCSON, Ariz., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to attend the official Ground Breaking Ceremony for Amity Foundation's state of the art children and family center, Dragonfly Village. The event will take place on Thursday morning 8:00 a.m. sharp August 19, 2010. The site is located on the campus of Amity's Circle Tree Ranch 10500 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, Arizona 85749 (just east of Houghton Road.) The event will proceed indoors by 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. for...

2010-06-04 16:26:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, California has awarded Amity Foundation a $1,000,000 grant to help build Dragonfly Village, a state-of-the-art center for children and families at Amity Foundation's Circle Tree Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. The Emerald Foundation formed by the late Frances McClelland, co-owner of Shamrock Foods, awarded an initial $250,000 grant towards the cost of planning and gaining approval for the...

2010-05-13 19:38:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date / Location: May 14th, 2010, 5pm Amity Circle Tree Ranch 10500 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson, AZ 85749 Amity Foundation is honored to announce Ray Clarke as Board President of Dragonfly Village. Dragonfly Village is launching a capital campaign to build a 12-building village on a portion of Amity's Circle Tree Ranch to reunify children in need with their families. Upon completion the Village will have housing for...

2009-04-20 18:26:00

TUCSON, Ariz., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 9th, Mother's Day Weekend, Amity Foundation is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Tucson, and announcing a campaign to build a center to provide help and services to support, strengthen, and reunify needy families. The celebration will be held at Amity's Circle Tree Ranch, and will honor Amity's many friends and donors of the past four decades. Several of those honored will make remarks including Tim Bee, Director of Governor...


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