Non-Profit CornerFeaturing local organizations that give back to the community.
When Becky Ruffner founded Prevent Child Abuse Arizona in 1989, she was a young mother determined to improve the chances for a healthy trajectory for families. She spent 30 years at the helm of the organization, fostering a movement. At the time, the movement was in its infancy.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona provide children and teens in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley with an affordable, safe and enriching place to be during out-of-school time. Members have daily access to a broad range of educational and recreational programs designed to drive positive outcomes and reinforce necessary life skills. The Clubs are dedicated to ensuring that our community’s young people have easy access to quality programs and services that will enhance their futures
In the winter of 2007, Prescott Area Women’s Shelter (now Prescott Area Shelter Services) opened in the basement of Hillside Church following many community conversations regarding a potential need for an emergency drop-in shelter for women and children.