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The Fashion Show Sponsorships

September 1, 2015

Tu Nidito and the Tucson Ladies Council are thrilled to celebrate ‘ten years of giving in style!’ We could not do it without the generous support of our many 2015 sponsors! On behalf of the Tucson Ladies Council, the Tu Nidito board and staff and most importantly our families, THANK YOU, for partnering with us […]...

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A Parent’s Death – How to Talk to Your Child

August 24, 2015

The death of a parent is something that no child should have to face. Sadly, one in 20 will experience the death of their parent before they turn 16. The death of a parent can shake the foundation of a child’s life and remove all elements of safety. During this time, it is especially important […]...

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The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona Partnership

July 21, 2015

Tu Nidito is proud of the many partnerships we have to ensure that we can provide comfort, hope and support to over 800 grieving children each year. Our partnerships include agencies that provide referrals for our services, financial support as well as donated items to support our families that are struggling due to the death […]...

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The Power of a Bead

July 17, 2015

Memory Beads became a part of Tu Nidito in 2011. This program is a powerful tool that documents and honors the journey people take when they are grieving. The program was founded by Amber Jacoby, a long time volunteer, friend and Board Member of Tu Nidito. Read about her personal story with Memory Beads. It […]...

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A Night at the Nest

July 6, 2015

Many people think that Tu Nidito is a sad place. While the work that our agency supports can be sad and, at times, emotionally draining, Tu Nidito is not a sad place to be. It is a place where families come together to find connections, to heal, grieve and support each other during unimaginable times. […]...

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No Child Grieves Alone

June 24, 2015

Childhood is a time to play, learn and laugh, but sadly that is not always the case. One in 30 children will experience their parent’s diagnosis of cancer during their childhood. One in 300 children will be diagnosed with cancer themselves and shockingly one in five will experience the death of a close friend or […]...

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Talking to Your Children about Tragedy

June 18, 2015

When tragedy strikes a close-knit community such as Tucson, the effects are endless. As a community, we mourn the loss of those killed and try to understand why. One often over-looked group is the children within a community who struggle to cope when something like this occurs. Parents may have difficulty explaining what has happened […]...

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Invisible Strings Made of Love

June 16, 2015

Tu Nidito is thrilled to continue the expansion of our Boys and Girls Clubhouse partnership. This summer, Tu Nidito’s support is being offered at two clubhouse locations. Read about the activity, “Invisible Strings Made of Love” from our Community Impact Coordinator, Molly Mahoney. Summer session at the Boys and Girls clubhouses of Tucson is ...

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Bringing Awareness All Year Long

June 12, 2015

Every month there seems to be a number of days dedicated to bringing awareness to several different important causes. June is no exception. Our Executive Director, Liz McCusker, shares all about the month of June and how Tu Nidito supports and brings awareness to causes all year long. June is Cancer from the Sun, Childhood […]...

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Questions In A Can

June 2, 2015

When someone in our life dies, there are often a lot of questions that come up for adults and children of all ages. Tu Nidito Support Specialist, Brigid Frasquillo, MS, shares some of the questions our bereavement support group participants ask in their group. It is normal to have what may feel like a thousand […]...

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