Donors helping Youth On Their Own recover after devastating thef - Tucson News Now

Donors helping Youth On Their Own recover after devastating theft

Thieves emptied the shelves at a Youth On Their Own storage container. (Source: KOLD News 13) Thieves emptied the shelves at a Youth On Their Own storage container. (Source: KOLD News 13)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Youth On Their Own calls itself an anti-dropout program for homeless youth.

It provides support, such as food, to help 12 to 21 year olds stay in school and graduate from high school.

Thieves made that job harder when they took nearly half-a-ton of food and hygiene products from a container the agency uses to hold reserves.

Those reserves were supposed to help YOTO get itself and the young people it serves through the summer months when donations typically fall off.

Donors are stepping up to help, but YOTO said it's not back where it should be.

Tucson police said there have not been any arrests yet. 

If you would like to donate to YOTO, there are a few ways to do it.

Click HERE if you would like to help.

MOBILE USERS: Download the Tucson News Now app for Apple and Android devices.

Copyright 2017 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Crime & CourtsMore>>

  • Teen arrested for making threat to 'shoot up' Queen Creek HS

    Teen arrested for making threat to 'shoot up' Queen Creek HS

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:52:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:59:05 GMT
    Source: GoogleSource: Google

    A teenage boy has been arrested for allegedly making a threat against Queen Creek High School. On Friday, May 19, the 16-year-old Queen Creek High School student was booked into the Maricopa County Southeast Juvenile Facility. 

    A teenage boy has been arrested for allegedly making a threat against Queen Creek High School. On Friday, May 19, the 16-year-old Queen Creek High School student was booked into the Maricopa County Southeast Juvenile Facility. 

  • Marana warrant sweep results in five arrests

    Marana warrant sweep results in five arrests

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:21:24 GMT
    (Source: Marana Police Department)(Source: Marana Police Department)

    In addition to the arrests, nine people appeared in Marana Municipal Court voluntarily to take care of their warrants when they learned police officers were trying to find them.

    In addition to the arrests, nine people appeared in Marana Municipal Court voluntarily to take care of their warrants when they learned police officers were trying to find them.

  • Woman suspected in 6 Phoenix business robberies is arrested

    Woman suspected in 6 Phoenix business robberies is arrested

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:20:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:04 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:04:01 GMT
    Gia Spicer. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)Gia Spicer. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Authorities say a woman suspected of robbing at least six Phoenix businesses this month has been arrested. 

    Authorities say a woman suspected of robbing at least six Phoenix businesses this month has been arrested. 

Powered by Frankly