SOMERTON, Ariz. – Cocopah Tribal members donated $1,000 to Somerton-based non-profit Precious Treasures. The after school program provides homework help and food boxes to families in need. Organizers say as a non-profit they rely on community support through donated items and monetary donations to keep services going at no cost.
“It will help us continue our after school program the cost that we have daily is gasoline cost to transport kids from school to our program also to home. And we provide snacks for them daily also. And provide special field trips throughout the year as well,” said Natalie Galaviz, Director of Precious Treasures.
Precious Treasures has been serving Yuma County for more than 25-years. They are located on 492 E. Main St. in Somerton.