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Maricopa Elementary School’s top classes collecting food for the Treasured Smiles Food Drive were Mrs. Guggisberg’s first grade, Ms. Busch’s fourth grade and Ms. Cummings’ fifth grade. Submitted photo

Maricopa Elementary School received a $1,000 check from Dr. Duane Clouse at Treasured Smiles Children’s Dentistry for collecting 3,661 pounds of food in November...

Mothers of Everyday Heroes, founded by (from left) Terrell Hoffman, Ashley Abercrombie, Jennifer Ford, Tracy Bright and (not pictured) Anita Spackman, is collecting items for homeless youth living in Maricopa. The organization was founded in the memory of the late Nate Ford. Photo by Raquel Hendrickson

Turning tragedy into hope, a new group in Maricopa is finding ways to embrace the city’s homeless teens. The newly formed Mothers of Everyday Heroes...