The Toy Lady Comes to YOTO

May 19th, 2019|

Sharon Loper’s mantra is “Today I am going to make THE DIFFERENCE in someone’s life.”  This past Mother’s day, Sharon [...]

YOTO Mentioned in Cronkite News

January 29th, 2018|

YOTO was featured on Cronkite News Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. We had the opportunity to share one of YOTO’s [...]

“Thanksgiving in a Box”

November 23rd, 2017|

For most of us, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the great things we are fortunate to [...]

Second Chances

October 25th, 2017|

Not enough can be said about the pivotal role persistence plays in helping YOTO’s students. It’s unfortunate, but sometimes [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Izzy Plecity

July 17th, 2017|

This week, we’ll be sharing a light-hearted volunteer spotlight on our favorite furry friend: Izzy Plecity! You may have [...]

YOTO’s Team is Growing!

February 14th, 2017|

We recently said goodbye to David Martin, Director of Programs, who has left YOTO to pursue other opportunities. David [...]

Young and homeless in Tucson

March 17th, 2015|

As homeless people cleared their belongings from the Downtown encampment called “Safe Park” over the weekend, youth homelessness in [...]

Young, Gifted & Homeless

October 23rd, 2014|

Sudsville 24-Hour Coin Laundry sits on the main drag of Reisterstown, Md., right off I-795 in the northern suburbs [...]

Homelessness on the rise in Arizona

October 9th, 2014|

It was somewhere between leaving her mother’s Arizona house and walking toward the bus stop that the frightening reality [...]

1995 YOTO Grad Donates $250K!

September 29th, 2012|

As a young person, alone and living on her own since she was 16, Susanna Alvarez-Hadden knew that she [...]