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Offers of gifts, aid from other denominations
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Valerie Schull plays a newly donated piano at a temporary location for the Northwest Community Friends Church, which is being restored after a recent arson attack.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Bob Gaston, the board president of the Northwest Community Friends Church, stands in the kitchen inside the church. Gaston is dealing with the finances of repairing the church, one of five in greater Tucson struck by fire this year.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Restoration to the Northwest Community Friends Church off La Cañada Drive is expected to cost between $500,000 and $600,000 after a recent arson attack. The church should be reopened in about six months.