Arizona Charitable Tax Credit

We’d like to make you aware of changes to the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit which could help you further reduce your state tax liability and help our children and families at the same time.  This tax credit called Arizona’s Tax Credit for Qualifying Charitable Organizations and is still available.  This is an ADDITIONAL tax credit –one you can take even though…Continued


Hello my name is Neida Sandoval. I am one of six of my family members that has attended A Stepping Stone preschool. This program has helped me and my family in many ways. It has helped me further my education and through the years I have met several people that to this day are close…Continued

New Intern!

My name is Kimberly Fernandez and I am a former Stepping Stone preschooler. Although it was a long time ago, I remember being in Mrs. Cindy’s class (Cindy Amos). I really enjoyed all the fun activities we use to do such as painting, drawing, singing, playing, dancing and even sleeping! Those were fun memories in…Continued

Best Wishes!

Congratulations to intern, Kevin, who finished his two-year internship with A Stepping Stone Foundation in June.  It was a pleasure to work with you, Kevin! We wish you best wishes on the new job hunt and as you continue your college education!

Former Stepping Stone Student Update

-By Andrea Reyes My job at the Florence Project has been absolutely wonderful, I can honestly say I love my job! I get to meet with kids who arrive to the U.S. as unaccompanied minors, meaning they arrived alone without a guardian. When these children are detained by immigration at/nearby the border, they are then…Continued

Super Hero Bear

This year our class has become “Super Heroes” by focusing on ways to be good citizens. Each week a child is selected randomly to be our class “Super Hero”. They take a poster home to decorate with family photos then bring it back to school to share and display it in the classroom. We also…Continued

Super Duper Kids

I received the picture shown below from retired Stepping Stone teacher, Mrs. Fran, who had attended a music program last Tuesday at Westwood Elementary School in Phoenix. The children shown are currently completing first grade and had just finished playing in a musical recital.   The picture to the right is of the whole preschool…Continued

This is not an ending; it’s a beginning!

I had the delightful pleasure of visiting our preschool classrooms this morning.  It is the last week of classes and each day is a new celebration. I watched as four-year-old children escorted their mothers into the classroom made-over to honor their moms.  Former Stepping Stone parent, Josie Gutierrez, addressed the parents briefly saying, “This is…Continued