Southwest Human Development Seeks Baby Supply Donations; Offers Support for Local Families

It’s no secret that grocery store shelves have become increasingly scarce in recent weeks, leaving many families with young children desperate for diapers, formula and other critical supplies. Southwest Human Development is calling on the community to help provide for young children by offering up products or donations for those in need. Anyone with extra […]

Southwest Human Development Receives $100K Grant for Early Literacy Efforts

Southwest Human Development has received a two-year grant totaling $100K from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust to expand its early language and literacy programs.   “The first five years of a child’s life are the most critical to his or her development,” said Ginger Ward, CEO of Southwest Human Development. “This grant from the Nina […]

Vanguard Gives $360K For Child Literacy

Childhood literacy just received a significant boost from Vanguard. Vanguard’s Strong Start for Kids Program granted $360,000 to two of Southwest Human Development’s critical early childhood programs for Arizona children and their families. The grant will provide $250,000 to the Healthy Families program and $150,000 to the Reach Out and Read program. “These grants will […]

Southwest Human Development kicks off expansion of literacy efforts with April 18 reception

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to early childhood development, is taking some important steps to expand its literacy programs for children as part of its partnership with Read On Phoenix. The organization will be kicking off the expansion of its early literary programs with a reception on Tuesday, April 18 at the […]

‘Walk With Me’ Family Event To Benefit Children With Disabilities

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to early childhood development, will host the ninth annual Walk With Me family fun walk and block party, presented by the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, to benefit the nonprofit’s Easterseals services for young children with disabilities. The event will be held Saturday, February 25, from 7 to 10:30 […]