Fourth grader collects diapers for parenting program

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Star Chavez, a student at Mammoth Elementary STEM School, collected a huge stack of diapers for Family First Pregnancy Care Center.

If you have ever thought, “I’m just one person; I can’t make a difference,” you need to meet Star Chavez, a student at MESS (Mammoth Elementary Stem School). When challenged to think of a community service project, Star thought about the Family First Pregnancy Care Center in Oracle where her aunt, Catherine Starks volunteers.

Knowing that mothers enroll in the Earn While You Learn Program provides valuable lessons in parenting, life skills, Toddler Program, Practical Fatherhood and child development with the incentive to earn material assistance like diapers. Star decided to try to help bring in diapers for the families. She began talking to people at the school, her classmates, friends, and family members telling them about the need.

During the following two weeks to her amazement she received dozens of diapers of all sizes. She and her aunt loaded all the packages into the car and brought them to Family First at 1575 W. American Ave. in Oracle.

Star, a fourth grader, on her own collected over 1400 diapers and wipes and donated them to the center. She made a difference in the lives of many families. We invite mothers, fathers and grandparents to participate in the programs. The Ten for Teens program is a great way to volunteer for a community service project for National Honor Society or add to your resume for high school and college applications. Come find out what it’s all about by calling 520-896-9545 or stopping by the office any Monday, Wednesday or Friday. All the classes are free, practical and informative.

Staff (740 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Knights of Columbus People with Intellectual Disabilities Drive

    October 24th, 2014
    by

    Maybe you’ve seen them in Tucson and Oro Valley, in front of Fry’s or Safeway, giving away tootsie-rolls. They are […]


    Taking the fear out of Halloween for young kids

    October 24th, 2014
    by

    Halloween can be a fun time of year, but for infants, toddlers and preschoolers – who often can’t distinguish between […]


    Arizona Trails 2015 Draft Plan Available for Public Comment until November 19

    October 24th, 2014
    by

    Phoenix – Every five years, the recreational trails staff at Arizona State Parks prepares an information-filled report concerning Arizona’s motorized […]


    Arizona Senator Commits to Land Swap Bill

    October 23rd, 2014
    by

    By Senator John McCain Driving through Superior last week, I saw the boarded-up shops that line its Main Street. I […]


  • Stories Just For You

    Mammoth Library STEM Fair introduces kids to fun technology

    October 21st, 2014
    by

    San Manuel Miner On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, kids in Mammoth got to enjoy the S.T.E.M. Fair at the Mammoth Community Center.


    Trejo leaves; Dale-Scott to succeed him as Vice Principal

    October 21st, 2014
    by

    San Manuel Miner At the Oct. 14 regular Mammoth-San Manuel Unified School District Governing Board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of Assistant Principal Al Trejo.


    Traveling on Hawaiian time – arriving on the Big Island

    October 21st, 2014
    by

    San Manuel Miner If you are lucky enough to travel to the Hawaiian Islands make sure that you plan out your itinerary well in advance.


    Roy named new pastor for Oracle Seventh-day Adventist Church

    October 21st, 2014
    by

    Pastor Rick Roy, resident of San Manuel, has been selected by the Arizona Conference of Seventh-day Adventist in Scottsdale, Arizona to Pastor the Oracle Adventist church located on Highway 77. Included in


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin