About Caitlin Bishop

Marketing & Communications Assistant

Electronics for Empowerment

Local Tucson Nonprofit Refurbishes 30 Computers for Homeless Youth Throughout the 2016-2017 school year, Youth On Their Own (YOTO) has refurbished more than 30 laptop and desktop computers for homeless students in the enrolled program. YOTO relies on the generosity of the community for these computer and electronic donations. Many of the computers that [...]

2017-12-13T08:15:48+00:00April 18th, 2017|

YOTO Launches Caring Couriers Pilot Program

Local Tucson Nonprofit Expands Delivery Services to Homeless Youth Youth On Their Own’s new pilot program, “Caring Couriers,” was initiated earlier this year in an attempt to increase efficiency and provide additional services to students that struggle with regular access to transportation. Every week, all YOTO students are given the opportunity to take home [...]

2017-12-13T08:18:14+00:00April 11th, 2017|

Not Your Average Thrift Shop

31-Year-Old Nonprofit Enriches Support to Homeless Youth Through Hands-On Job Experience Tucson, AZ – In October 2015, the Youth On Their Own Resale Home Store opened their doors for the very first time. This unique secondhand shop offers everything from kitchen appliances, to wall décor, to living room furniture, and much more. Unlike a [...]

2017-09-30T15:54:42+00:00February 28th, 2017|

The Stipend – How Does It Work?

At Youth On Their Own, homeless youth enrolled in the program are given the opportunity to earn a stipend up to $140 a month for the 9-month school year while they are actively attending class. These stipends provide enough supplemental income for students to focus on academics instead of a full-time job. Students earn [...]

2017-09-30T15:39:27+00:00February 1st, 2017|