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Aug
17
2021
Charter Communication (Spectrum) Helps Many Low-Income Children in Yuma

Charter Communications (Spectrum) presented STAY with a contribution at a recent Yuma County Board of Supervisors meeting. Charter’s contribution helps local low-income children attend private schools in the area, a choice that would not be available to them without community support. The contribution also helps by keeping money in Yuma. Thank you to Charter for being a wonderful, community-minded partner to STAY and thank you to the Yuma County Board of Supervisors for helping us recognize the great things Charter is doing for our community!

You can watch the video of the presentation here starting at minute mark 0:03:45: https://bit.ly/37TCmhY

Pictured: Darren Simmons, Supervisor District 3; Martin Porchas, Supervisor District 1; Marco A. “Tony” Reyes, Supervisor District 4; Caitlyn Pope, STAY Administrator; Michael Hadland, Charter Communications Director of State Government Affairs; Lynne Pancrazi, Supervisor District 5; Jonathan Lines, Supervisor District 3

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Jul
6
2021
Misenhimer, Aivazian & Tennant Provides Scholarships for Low-Income Children

This contribution from Misenhimer, Aivazian & Tennant, P.C. (MATPC) allowed STAY to provide scholarships to low-income children in Yuma! Without help from local businesses like this, many low-income families in our community would not be able to choose private school for their children. Thank you for helping provide School Choice in Yuma!

Pictured: Page Misenhimer, MATPC Partner; Sara Aivazian, MATPC Partner; Rex Pope, STAY Executive Director; Beth Tennant, MATPC Partner; Jeffrey Polston, MATPC Partner & STAY Board Member; Caitlyn Pope, STAY Administrator

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Jul
1
2021
Foothills Animal Hospital Helps Low-Income Children in Yuma

Foothills Animal Hospital’s contribution helped fund scholarships for low-income children in Yuma. Without support from community-minded businesses, many of these children and their families would not be able to afford to choose private school. Thank you to Foothills Animal Hospital for helping provide School Choice to families in our community!

Pictured: Dr. Kirk Prince, Foothills Animal Hospital; Sue Prince, Foothills Animal Hospital, Dr. Brandon Prince, Foothills Animal Hospital; Caitlyn Pope, STAY; Rex Pope, STAY

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Jun
30
2021
Valentin Guzman Insurance Supports Low-Income Children

Thanks to our community partners like Valentin Guzman Insurance Agency, we are able to help many low-income children attend private school. This is a choice that often wouldn’t be available to them without support from businesses like Valentin Guzman Insurance. Thank you for your continued support of School Choice in Yuma!

Pictured: Caitlyn Pope, Stay Administrator & Valentin Guzman

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Jun
25
2021
R. L. Jones Customhouse Brokers Provides Scholarships to Low-Income Children

R. L. Jones Customhouse Brokers helped us provide many low-income children with scholarships to attend local private schools. These scholarships give School Choice to families who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford private school. Thank you to R. L. Jones for helping make that possible!

Pictured left to right: Russ Jones, President of R. L. Jones; Paola Ayala, R. L. Jones Assistant General Managers; Caitlyn Pope, STAY Administrator; Rex Pope, STAY Executive Director; Claudia Alvarez, R. L. Jones Accounting Supervisor; Francisca Aguilar, R. L. Jones Accounts Payable; Kelly Fonseca, R. L. Jones Accounts Receivable; Daniel Bazua, R. L. Jones General Manager

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Jun
24
2021
Low-Income Children Received Scholarships Funded by Yuma Investment Group

Many low-income children, who wouldn’t otherwise be able to attend private school, received a STAY scholarship thanks to the contribution from Yuma Investment Group (YIG). Community-minded businesses are making a difference in the lives of local children by helping us provide School Choice in Yuma!

Pictured left to right: Caitlyn Pope, STAY Administrator; Tom Rush, YIG Founder & Wealth Advisor; George Davis, YIG Managing Partner & Wealth Advisor; Rex Pope, STAY Executive Director; Tim Avila, YIG Wealth Advisor; Adrian Elder, Managing Partner & Wealth Advisor

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Jun
22
2021
Yuma Furniture’s Contribution Provided Scholarships for Low-Income Children

Yuma Furniture’s contribution helped us provide low-income children with scholarships to attend local private schools. Without help from community-minded businesses, many of these children would not be able to afford to attend private school. We believe all children, regardless of their family’s income, should be able learn in the environment that best suits their unique needs. Thanks to our sponsors like Yuma Furniture for helping us make that happen with School Choice in Yuma!

Pictured left to right: Rex Pope, STAY Executive Director; Brian Litz, Ashley HomeStore General Manager; Albert Gutierrez, Houston’s Yuma Furniture Store Manager; Caitlyn Pope, STAY Program Administrator

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Jun
17
2021
Tomcat Engineering Unlimited Provides Scholarships for Low-Income Children

Tomcat Engineering Unlimited’s contribution to STAY helped many low-income children attend a local private school. We are so grateful to our community-minded donors like Tomcat for helping us provide School Choice in Yuma! All families should be able to choose the best school for their children’s unique needs, but many low-income families would be able to without support from the community. Thank you Tomcat for helping make it possible!

Pictured left to right: Michael (Mickey) Garza, Tomcat Owner; Sara Bran, Tomcat Administrative Assistant; Claudia Aceves, Tomcat Payroll Specialist; Yira Hoffmann, Tomcat Office Administrator; Rex Pope, STAY Executive Director

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Jun
15
2021
I Love Trash Helps Provide Scholarships for Low-Income Children

I Love Trash’s contribution helped us provide scholarships for low-income children in the community so they could attend a local private school. Many low-income families would not have this choice without support from local businesses like I Love Trash. Thank you for helping provide #SchoolChoice in Yuma!

Pictured left to right: John Metha, I Love Trash; Rex Pope, STAY

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Jun
10
2021
Hansberger Refrigeration & Electric Helps Low-Income Children

Thank you to Hansberger Refrigeration & Electric for helping local, low-income children with private school tuition! The 2020-2021 contribution provided scholarships for kids whose families wouldn’t otherwise have been able to choose private school. Thanks to local businesses like Hansberger, STAY is able to help provide  School Choice in Yuma!

Pictured left to right: Rex Pope, STAY Executive Director, Mark Hansberger, President of Hansberger Refrigeration & Electric; Jediah Schmidgall, General Manager of Hansberger Refrigeration & Electric; Caitlyn Pope, STAY Administrator

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