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FIBCO Family Services, Inc. announces grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Phoenix, Arizona. (September 13, 2023) — FIBCO Family Services, Inc. is the recipient of a $100,000.00 grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust as fiscal sponsor for Our Sister Our Brother (OSB) to establish a Family Resource Center in downtown Phoenix to meet the needs of underserved families in the Phoenix area.

The Family Resource Center will serve children and families of all ages and represent the culture of African American individuals through paintings, children’s books, murals, staff, and other representations of their culture. The Family Resource Center will enhance the capacities of underserved families, increase accessibility of preventative services, and supports, promote health and well-being in a space full of warmth, compassion, and love. It will be a safe, accessible place for families to find support, resources, and the healing necessary to flourish.

Establishing the Family Resource Center in Phoenix reflects a significant strategic partnership between two community organizations serving families in the Phoenix area, says Akilah Stewart, Executive Director FIBCO Family Services, Inc. We are thankful for this phenomenal opportunity to serve a common client base, and proud of the confidence in our vision as represented by the grant generosity from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust.
Our Sister Our Brother is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that was created to ensure families remain whole and healthy. Our mission is to support families in a number of ways including assisting in the safe reunification of children currently in foster care by providing education and support to the community. For more information about Our Sister Our Brother visit

The mission of FIBCO Family Services, Inc. is to provide people with knowledge, skills, and support to transform and empower their lives. For more information about FIBCO, visit

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust supports organizations that enrich health, well-being, and opportunity for the people of Maricopa County, Arizona. Together with the support of Piper Trust, we look forward to being a vital part in strengthening the communities we serve.

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