Christina-Taylor Green Foundation closing its doors - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Christina-Taylor Green Foundation closing its doors

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • Police ID man shot, killed by officers at cemetery in Tucson

    Police ID man shot, killed by officers at cemetery in Tucson

    Saturday, May 27 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-05-28 03:32:03 GMT
    Joseph Zimmerman, 34, was shot and killed Friday night, according to TPD (Source: Tucson News Now).Joseph Zimmerman, 34, was shot and killed Friday night, according to TPD (Source: Tucson News Now).

    Police in Tucson released new details about a deadly shooting involving police officers on the south side of the city Friday night.. An update from Tucson Police Department Saturday afternoon identified the man who died as 34-year-old Joseph Zimmerman.

    More >>

    Police in Tucson released new details about a deadly shooting involving police officers on the south side of the city Friday night.. An update from Tucson Police Department Saturday afternoon identified the man who died as 34-year-old Joseph Zimmerman.

    More >>
  • Tucson woman pushes for better mental health care after losing family in murder-suicide

    Tucson woman pushes for better mental health care after losing family in murder-suicide

    Sunday, May 28 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-05-28 05:48:10 GMT

    It's been two years since 37-year-old Leilani Carrillo suffered a devastating blow after five of her family members were killed in an apparent murder-suicide on the south side.

    More >>

    It's been two years since 37-year-old Leilani Carrillo suffered a devastating blow after five of her family members were killed in an apparent murder-suicide on the south side. Now, she wants to use this tragedy as a way to spread awareness about the seriousness of mental health.

    More >>
  • Overnight crash leaves three hurt, baby dead near border crossing

    Overnight crash leaves three hurt, baby dead near border crossing

    Saturday, May 27 2017 2:24 PM EDT2017-05-27 18:24:12 GMT

    A six-month-old child is dead and three other people hurt after a four-car crash near the Lukeville Port of Entry. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened on State Route 85 heading south near Lukeville late Friday night.

    More >>

    A six-month-old child is dead and three other people hurt after a four-car crash near the Lukeville Port of Entry. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety, the crash happened on State Route 85 heading south near Lukeville late Friday night.

    More >>
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.

Copyright 2014 TucsonNews Now All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly