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Hope and a Future May, 2017

Located at 909 W. McDowell, this is an organization for kids in foster care:

VISION
Our vision is that one day all children in the Arizona foster care system will have hope for their future.
 
MISSION
Hope & A Future serves abused and neglected children in the Arizona foster care system by helping them reach their potential and achieve their dreams.
 
VALUES
Children in foster care need compassion for their circumstances that is actively demonstrated though love and encouragement. Hope & A Future provides acceptance to the abandoned and neglected children who have been rejected and offer reliable programs to meet their needs. Through our programs, we serve the children in foster care and provide them with a hope and a future.
 
PROGRAMS

  • Teen Adventure Camp
  • Royal Family Kids Camp
  • Life Skills Program
  • Mentoring Program
  • College Scholarship Program
  • Christmas Party
Submitted by: Hope and a Future  
Join the Fiesta May, 2017

The Family School will be holding its 16th annual silent auction on Sunday, May 7th from 1:30 -4.  It will be held at the Parson's Center for Health and Wellness located at 1101 N. Central Ave.  Please join us for food, drinks and fun.  Admission price is $20, but mention you are from F.Q.Story and we will discount it 50%.  We would love to see our neighbors and celebrate another year with those who so generously support our school.  Please RSVP to 602-252-5866.

Submitted by: The Family School  
FIT4MOM at Indian School Park May, 2017

If you were to ask ten moms what they find most challenging about motherhood, I'm confident you would receive ten different answers. My response would be "time management." Healthy living, connecting with other mothers and finding opportunities for my son to socialize are all important to me but it was not always easy to fit everything into our day. Luckily, a friend recommended I try FIT4MOM and I am so glad I did! FIT4MOM offers fitness programs for all stages of motherhood, including Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre. Geared for moms with little ones in strollers, these classes provide full-body workouts and are great for all fitness levels. After each class there are play dates for the children as well as weekly activities like story time and crafts. Additionally, we organize monthly gatherings called 'Mom's Night Out." Both my son and I have benefitted from the FIT4MOM community. I encourage moms to try a class if they are looking for a challenging workout, want to meet new people or just need an excuse to get out of the house! FIT4MOM Metro Phoenix has classes throughout the valley including our newest location, Steele Indian School Park. We meet at this beautiful park every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30am and the first class is always free. Additional locations and more information can be found on the website: metrophoenix.fit4mom.com

Submitted by: Rachel Johnstone  
Book Club

May 8

Dolores
8404 N. Central #A

Our Souls at Midnight by Kent Haruf

June 12

Julia at The Hive
2222 n. 16th St

H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald