Home Away from Home

The library at Shonto Preparatory School serves as a meeting place for our sponsorship program

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** The remote community of Shonto is situated on the […]

Attending the Freshman Academy

Incoming 9th graders at Greyhills Academy in Arizona receive special attention

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Greyhills Academy High School, located in Tuba City, Arizona, […]

When Seasonal Work Isn’t Enough

When the tourist season is over in Arizona, parents are often out of work

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** The remote town of Dennehotso, where the Dennehotso Boarding […]

Encouraging Students in Arizona to Read

Page High School administration is in need of literacy promotion for high school kids

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** The town of Page is located amid the stark […]

Earning Bucks for Good Behavior

An Affirmative Behavior Initiative at Pinon Community School is helping children in school

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** The remote community of Pinon is located amid the […]

No Money for a Librarian at Red Rock Day School

In Arizona’s Navajo Nation, lack of funding means lack of adequate staffing

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** The remote community of Red Valley — home to Red […]