Christina-Taylor Green Foundation closing its doors - Tucson News Now

Christina-Taylor Green Foundation closing its doors

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Christina-Taylor GreenFoundation is closing its doors.  Theorganization was formed to honor the nine-year-old, the youngest victim in theJanuary 8th shootings; it has been operating for three years.

According to Mindy Blake,a board member of the foundation, the Green's would like to focus more on theirfamily now.  The foundation awarded thelast of its money in grants in 2013, with administrative work continuing untileverything is wrapped up. 

Christina-Taylor Green, wasone of the six people gunned down at a Safeway during a Congress on your Cornerevent; former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was also seriously hurt in that shooting.

Blake says the foundationwas a great group and everyone focused on carrying on what Christina-Taylor wouldhave wanted.

According to thefoundation's Facebook page, they awarded almost a million dollars to variousyouth programs - from giving lap tops and building a playground to helping studentswith grief support and services for students without a home.

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