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Pima County approves Eviction Protection Agency Partnership

PIMA COUNTY, August 17, 2020 – Pima County has expanded its Community Action Agency program and developed an innovative new approach to address the significant need for rental assistance in Pima County.  The County Board of Supervisors, in a 5-0 vote Monday, approved a partnership with the Community Investment Corporation (CIC) to distribute $3,625,000 to…

August 19, 2020
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Interfaith Community Services Receives End of Life Grant

INTERFAITH COMMUNITY SERVICES (ICS) is grateful to the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona and The David and Lura Lovell Foundation for the recent grant in support of our End-of-Life Programs. ICS is pleased to announce the continuation of our work as an integral part of the End of Life Care Partnership in Arizona. The Community…

July 1, 2020
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ICS Mourns Passing of Punch Woods

Interfaith Community Services (ICS) mourns the passing of Punch Woods, who died last week following a horseback riding accident at the age of 82. Punch was instrumental in the formative days of the ICS Food Pantry. While Executive Director of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona he signed the original agreement for ICS to become…

April 15, 2020
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ICS Mourns the Passing of Dorothy Vanek

Interfaith Community Services mourns the recent passing of Dorothy Vanek – who has been a faithful, long-time supporter and champion for ICS.  Below is remembrance from CEO, Tom McKinney. Dorothy Vanek was one of the first people I met when I moved to Tucson, AZ in 2015. While we were introduced because of her passion…

April 8, 2020
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Unemployment Benefit Changes Responding to Covid-19

An executive order is being issued by Governor Ducey to expand unemployment benefits. Governor Doug Ducey announced an executive order Friday, March 20, regarding access to unemployment benefits amid the spread of the coronavirus. According to Governor Ducey, the executive order waives the one week waiting period between when someone is laid off and when…

March 25, 2020
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Responding to Covid-19 – Keeping our Community Healthy

Interfaith Community Services is monitoring the current COVID-19 viral threat and we are taking appropriate protective actions for volunteers, recipients and staff. We are following recommendations by the Arizona Department of Health to mitigate community spread. Please be sure that we are carefully watching the situation and are following the recommendations given by the Arizona…

March 16, 2020
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