KOOL FM 94.5 Charlie Huero talks with Dan Shufelt, CEO and president of Arizona Helping Hands.
The coronavirus pandemic has challenged businesses to take a hard look at how they operate and utilize their team to continue to be viable in this environment. For nonprofits like Arizona Helping Hands whose services have been deemed essential, the question is how to make our services available to families in need while keeping our staff and an army of volunteers safe.
I feel so blessed by the work I do as President & CEO of Arizona Helping Hands (“AHH”). Providing basic needs to make lives better for children in foster care, giving young boys a bed to sleep on after they’ve experienced abuse and neglect, providing a crib to a baby born addicted to meth, or celebrating a birthday of a teen who has never had a birthday celebration – the list is plentiful for WHY I choose to put my all into my daily job.
These are truly uncharted waters. Families are confined to quarters and avoiding interactions with others. Parents are working from home, children are avoiding play dates. All the stresses that we are dealing with today place a huge burden on the family unit.
"My Bike Saved My Life!" This is a quote from Noah Ehlert, and the inspiration for his DISCOVER YOUR PATH TOUR, a cross country bike trip from California to Florida to raise awareness of the issues faced by youth in foster care, and of organizations that are stepping up to