PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey today announced $715,000 from the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund has been allocated to 19 organizations across the state that support individuals and families in need. The recipient organizations provide services including short-term housing, food and basic living assistance, employment support, education materials, health services and more.
“Organizations across the state have worked tirelessly to make sure Arizonans are kept safe and healthy,” said Governor Ducey. “From providing hot meals to housing assistance, education support and much more, our communities have come together to help one another during the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund, and to the organizations and volunteers who continue to support Arizonans in need.”
The AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund was established by Governor Ducey in March as part of the Arizona Together Initiative to provide financial support to non-profit organizations working to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 and serving Arizonans most in need statewide. The fund was established to address a variety of community needs, including: funding of personal protective equipment for frontline medical personnel; supporting non-profit organizations that help vulnerable Arizonans through food banks, homeless shelters, domestic violence facilities and other services; expanding technology access for low-income students to help them transition to online learning; and more. The AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund has collected more than $9.8 million to date.
NOTE: this is NOT the complete release.