For media inquiries, please contact:

Marty Hames
Director of Communications
Direct  (602) 313-8651
Mobile (602) 884-6057
mhames@circlethecity.org

  https://youtu.be/RxTCJ87_QzA

https://www.nationthailand.com/international/international-news/40019599

https://www.npr.org/2022/08/29/1119973096/lack-of-homes-for-people-are-leading-to-more-burns-from-hot-pavement-in-phoenix

https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/heat-wave-takes-a-toll-on-arizonas-homel-idOV469227072022RP1

https://www.fox10phoenix.com/video/1096787?fbclid=IwAR231qw2W43Zi3CtbY3Uc6sEDQsur25tqBjyj3IS4FZdk671DT9wpYxXgHA

https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/valley/300-deaths-and-counting-valley-could-see-a-record-breaking-number-of-homeless-deaths/75-d5118aa2-509e-48c8-af39-c6f063f56d31?fbclid=IwAR1Vd_4KuDWhbSApNk-k0Ub2dDEaSJURPhKGzKsAYDl1oKZWmHsbmBMIBoM

  $6.1 million in funding

https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/arizona/if-youre-homeless-where-do-you-go-valley-community-asking-for-help-after-a-homeless-man-with-cancer-is-discharged-to-the-streets/75-d6be3d21-a888-47fd-87f0-5e066d914658

Rent hikes leave many elderly homeless

https://www.12news.com/article/news/local/valley/skyrocketing-rent-leaves-phoenix-woman-homeless/75-45ffa6a6-e296-4d04-b79f-0a7edeb5a806    

COVID hotel update

Article: https://ktar.com/story/4875023/hotel-in-phoenix-for-homeless-who-have-covid-19-to-begin-using-pill-treatments/ Audio: https://omny.fm/shows/ktar-reporter-audio/how-has-the-coronavirus-hotel-adapted-during-the-p

Special report on the COVID hotel for people facing homelessness

https://kjzz.org/content/1751982/maricopa-countys-hotel-homeless-covid-19-patients-has-sheltered-thousands

12News shares how an anonymous donor reached out to help a CTC patient

https://www.12news.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/a-strangers-gift-makes-all-the-difference-for-homeless-veteran/75-cc4533d7-10e9-49c1-8e13-3445aab10b4f

KJAZZ – Phoenix quarantine hotel for COVID-19 patients who are homeless is filling quickly

KJAZZ reports on the sharp increase in COVID patients and CTC’s response efforts. https://kjzz.org/content/1746078/phoenix-quarantine-hotel-covid-19-patients-who-are-homeless-filling-quickly

AZCentral takes a look at how CTC is providing quarantine to growing number of COVID homeless patients

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2022/01/07/homeless-covid-19-cases-nearly-triple-one-week-metro-phoenix/9117811002/

12 News shows one man’s struggle with COVID, health challenges, and homelessness

https://www.12news.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/covid-19-cases-surging-among-the-homeless-nearly-tripling-in-two-weeks/75-271d3aed-13a7-46fd-9c00-d43ecdfd2b8e

Fox 10 reports on CTC’s efforts to quarantine growing number of COVID patients

https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/phoenix-hotel-that-provides-help-for-homeless-people-with-covid-19-overwhelmed-with-cases

Fox 10 spotlights Christmas at Circle the City

https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/they-change-lives-phoenix-nonprofit-gives-christmas-gifts-to-patients-experiencing-homelessness?fbclid=IwAR1viobKBsFfTfP996gCiqRz6wbkE58lsbWmvpFUg7qpF5QNtCzHfMpwYM0

12 News follows along as we provide care at the COVID hotel on Christmas

https://www.12news.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/circle-the-city-caring-for-homeless-battling-covid-19/75-f95ca0a9-184a-45f2-984a-23323fa796c4

A Christmas Miracle at Circle the City on 12 News

https://www.12news.com/article/life/heartwarming/valley-man-battling-cancer-and-homelessness-reunited-with-his-daughter-after-42-years/75-2abacfc9-3396-43d7-87b8-0cd93829c8c5

The Ellen Show

Check us out on The Ellen Show thanks to this valley superstar philanthropist Anaik and his Loving Library! https://youtu.be/KBH7-B11z3o

11/17/2021- Atención médica holística gratis para personas sin hogar en Phoenix

https://www.azcentral.com/story/noticias/2021/11/17/circle-city-una-esperanza-para-personas-sin-hogar/8368036002/?fbclid=IwAR17BEYR3ILwJrkEMnMwWdskquC-4u3Qpeb2H9IMpSDLPrLyqq3oKJ4vYWk

11/07/2021 – Anaik’s Loving Library

https://www.fox10phoenix.com/video/998967?fbclid=IwAR3BBDUgy7_a4_J5XJONXe2K46KBzfSPU9z5ew_UY2vDu0VSTShItXjoFUo  

11/08/2021 – Variety of Arizona groups that combat homelessness get over $40M in funding

  Variety of Arizona groups that combat homelessness get over $40M in funding  

11/07/2021 – Stephanie Martinez gives back to her community through a soccer club

https://www.azcentral.com/mosaic-story/news/local/arizona-people/2021/11/07/stephanie-martinez-gives-back-her-community-through-soccer-club/6284096001/?fbclid=IwAR3eqlx_TYhC-43HAKL5MxDKaTTISobCRjp80kaO6cOXplW3WhPjUfEFysM    

11/5/2021 – Arizona distributes almost $41M to affordable housing and homeless-aid groups

https://amp.azcentral.com/amp/6290667001?fbclid=IwAR2mZrwp6laczfHf_M_ohEBtd-QdB_9cLKfXxg4uHM5ykYtZ6J2ShVTslns          

10/28/2021 – Aumenta indigencia en condado Maricopa

  Aumenta indigencia en condado Maricopa

Circle the City 9th Anniversary celebration on ABC15 and featured in AZCentral

AZCentral link  ABC15 link

11/10/2021 – Ofrecen clínica de salud mental móvil para comunidad indigente

https://bit.ly/3HD54EA            

The Future Looks Rosy for Circle the City Patient Michael Stone

Some people have a smile that can light up a room. Michael Stone has a smile that could light up a city. Especially today. After years of living on the street, Stone finally has a place to call home. “This is like a miracle! A new bed! A stove!” exclaims Stone with a twinkle in [...]

Joyce Says “Thank You!”

Circle the City patient Joyce has a grateful heart for the community. She has experienced life-threatening health issues, homelessness, and tested positive for COVID-19, and through it all she sings praises for a community of supporters who have helped change the course of her life. Joyce is one of hundreds of COVID-19 positive patients we [...]

Happy Anniversary Tommie!

Happy anniversary to our patient Tommie who is celebrating one year of being housed! Before coming into our care at Midtown Medical Respite Center, Tommie was struggling with medical issues that left him homeless and living on the streets. He is one of many patients that Circle the City has connected to healthcare, housing and [...]

Hernan and Gizmo Have a Home for the Holidays

The holidays are brighter for many of our patients, like Hernan. After overcoming homelessness and medical issues, Circle the City helped connect him to stable long-term housing. Now he and his dog Gizmo have a safe place to call home. See his story below Donate (function (config) { var s = document.createElement('script'); s.src = 'https://cdn.virtuoussoftware.com/tracker/virtuous.tracker.shim.min.js'; [...]

Meal Inspiration From A CTC Chef

LOOKING FOR MEAL INSPIRATION? Chef Daniel Fenwick regularly opens the pages of "The Flavor Bible" when dreaming up his daily menu at Midtown Medical Respite Center. It's not a cookbook, but more of a culinary encyclopedia for various ingredients he might have on hand on any given day, and compatible flavor combinations. Based on our [...]

Denise Waits Cooks Up A New Future

DENISE WAITS COOKS UP A NEW FUTURE Denise Waits' success is a story we love to share because her journey through homelessness could have taken a much different path. When she and her 16-year-old son Charles left the brutal cold winters of Denver for Arizona, they were hoping her medical conditions with sickle cell anemia [...]

First Ever Livestreaming Fundraiser Event for Circle the City

A big shout out to our beloved and longtime Board Member Nate Nathan and the MacDaddy O’s Band for hosting the FIRST EVER live streaming fundraising event for Circle the City on Saturday, October 24. The 14-member band performed top hits for nearly two hours, and the fans LOVED every minute. Based on the live [...]

Michael Reilly – Homeless to Housed

From Homeless to Housed with Circle the City   Michael Reilly came to Circle the City after sleeping on the floor of a church next to an outlet so that he could charge his pacemaker.  Prior to that, Michael worked in high end carpentry and after a series of health complications was unable to work […]

Our volunteer and training manager Michael Santeusanio was featured in a recent article by Arizona PBS.

Our volunteer and training manager Michael Santeusiano was featured in a recent article by PBS. A study done by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveled that an increasing number of retirees are returning to work via non-profits. After a lifetime of work, Michael has found a unique opportunity to serve our local communities. His amazing […]

Circle the City gets $500K grant from Parsons Foundation

Circle the City has received a $500,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to help sustain and expand its mission of providing compassionate, high-quality healthcare to men, women and children facing homelessness. The gift kicks off Circle the City’s Year of Transformation campaign which is aimed at driving growth amidst a rapidly changing […]

ABC 15 Feature 9.28.2017

Phoenix nonprofit to use $3M grant to address homeless health needs

PHOENIX — A $3 million federal grant will be used to aid the health needs of the homeless in Maricopa County. The money was under the control of Maricopa County, but will now be managed by the Phoenix non-profit organization Circle the City. Circle the City CEO Brandon Clark said the organization currently serves about […]