Family Housing Resources, Inc. (“FHR”), a support organization of the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Pima (the “Pima IDA”), whose mission is to create lasting solutions to help individuals and families reach financial freedom through housing support, education, and partnership.
The FHR Cares Community Investment Fund was established in 2015 by Family Housing Resources, Inc., and FHR Cares, Inc. both 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organizations in Pima County, AZ. to further support FHR’s mission through offering funding support to partner organizations doing similar mission driven work in the community. In 2019 FHR Cares has awarded $475,000 in gifts to better Pima County and foster lasting community partnerships.
FHRCares awarded Sister Jose Women’s Center with a $10,000 grant for pumps and irrigation systems for a garden designed to be both therapeutic and educational for residents at its shelter. As it can be difficult to find funding for capital projects FHR Cares believes in supporting all needs of organizations that are doing profoundly important work like Sister Jose Women’s Center. This gift allowed for the completion of a fully functioning cistern in the organizations garden benefiting the organization and it’s residents alike.
About Sister Jose Women’s Center: Sister Jose Women’s Center is a safe haven for Tucson women experiencing homelessness and is often the first step to recovery from homelessness. A Tucson-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2009. Their low-barrier day center provides unaccompanied homeless women with a stable and safe environment to recuperate from the daily struggle of homelessness and extreme poverty. https://www.srjosewomensshelter.org/