30-Year-Old Nonprofit Strengthens Team & Resources to Serve More Homeless Youth
Tucson, AZ—In September 2016, Youth On Their Own (YOTO) welcomed Daniel Armenta as its new Donor Relations Manager. Daniel joins the YOTO team after a successful term as the Community Engagement Manager for Literacy Connects, a local nonprofit that works towards enriching the lives of children and adults in the Tucson area through literacy and art programs. During his time with Literacy Connects, Daniel worked extensively on the Big Read project which receives funding through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Daniel graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. He comes to YOTO with considerable nonprofit experience and a passion for advancing his local community.
When asked about his new appointment Daniel comments, “Youth On Their Own is an outstanding organization. Few things are better than helping young people succeed who have so much stacked against them. Everyone here, the staff, the Board, the volunteers are so dedicated to this mission. Above all, the students we work with are incredible. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to be a part of YOTO”. The rest of the YOTO team is thrilled to be working with Daniel and they are eager to see how his past experiences will help him excel in his new position.
About Youth On Their Own
Youth On Their Own is a dropout prevention program that supports the high school graduation and continued success of homeless, unaccompanied youth in Pima County. Since 1986, the agency has helped over 16,000 homeless and at-risk teens to stay in school by providing financial assistance, basic human needs, and guidance. More information on the organization’s achievements, success stories, services provided, and key leadership can be found at http://yoto.org.
Youth On Their Own
Kristyn Conner, Director of Development
(520) 293-1136 ext. 115