Nonprofit Archives

Arizona Humanities Announces 2014 Humanities Awards

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Arizona Humanities has announced the recipients of the 2014 Humanities Awards. The public is invited to attend the awards reception on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Arizona Humanities Board Member and host of PBS’ “History Detectives,” Dr. Eduardo Pagán, will present… Read More →

Grant Helps Arizona Combat Domestic Human Trafficking

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The Arizona Partnership to End Domestic Trafficking will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will help provide services and comprehensive case management for victims of severe forms of human trafficking in Maricopa and Pima counties. “This is a serious issue that is growing,” said Cynthia Schuler,… Read More →

Event planners create altruistic team-building projects

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Falling back into your boss’ arms to build trust is about as fresh as the “chicken dance.” “We are moving into an era where people need to give trust by being 100 percent engaged with their co-workers,” said Todd Davis, founder of Fun Coach USA. “Statistics say only 30 percent of 100 million workers are… Read More →

Esperança Honored as 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

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Esperança announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2014 Nonprofit,” says Tom Egan, president and CEO of Esperança. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year. Our successes that impact… Read More →

AZ Big Media gives almost $17K to Make-A-Wish

Bradley Nynalek of Quarles & Brady; Paul Hickman, president and CEO of Arizona Bankers Association; Elizabeth Reich, CEO of Make-A-Wish Arizona; AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie; and AZ Big Media CEO Mike Atkinson.

AZ Big Media and the Arizona Bankers Association have teamed up to make wishes come true. The media company, which publishes Az Business magazine, AZRE, Ranking Arizona and five other Arizona-based publications, created Bankers Care, in which it donated a portion of all bank-related advertising revenue to Make-A-Wish Arizona. The Arizona Bankers Association is featured… Read More →

Progrexion Makes Large Donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank

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Progrexion, a company dedicated to ensuring fair and accurate consumer credit reports, is hosting a one-year anniversary celebration today (Sept. 16) at 10 a.m. at its call center at 20620 N. 19th Ave. in Phoenix. The public is invited to bring canned goods and other non-perishable food that will be donated to St. Mary’s Food… Read More →

St. Joseph’s and Barrow’s add new board members

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The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015. The new board members are: Barry Berman, of Scottsdale, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in business administration, a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He began his career as an equity trader… Read More →

Pauley will speak at Experience Matters luncheon

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Experience Matters, a Phoenix organization that connects experienced adults with nonprofits to apply their talents, is holding a luncheon on October 27 featuring news correspondent and journalist Jane Pauley. A Conversation with Jane Pauley will be held at the Arizona Biltmore. Adding to her roles as an anchor on NBC Nightly News, host of the… Read More →

Fresh Start teams up with ReAwaken

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Two of the Valley’s foremost organizations serving women—Fresh Start Women’s Foundation and ReAwaken—are joining forces in a collaborative effort to impact more women, from all levels, as they pursue their personal and professional goals and growth. “We are thrilled to partner with ReAwaken,” said Susan Berman, CEO of Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. “Their vision to… Read More →

TGen-Ivy Foundation brain cancer trial approved

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In 2012, The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation awarded $10 million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer research projects at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). One of those projects has officially received the final regulatory approval from University of California, San Francisco, which means patient enrollment for the trial can begin. In the… Read More →

Arizona Lottery Scratchers Ticket Offers $2.5 Million Prize

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The Arizona Lottery announces the launch of its newest Scratchers ticket, $185 Million Cash Explosion. This is the largest $20 Scratchers top prize in Arizona Lottery history. The new ticket launches Sept. 2 and offers players a chance to win one of six $2.5 million top prizes. Winners will have the option of a 30-year… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Arizona Lottery Breaks Sales Records

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The Arizona Lottery reports a record-breaking $724 million in sales, a 4.5 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, and the highest amount in the Arizona Lottery’s 33-year history. Lottery beneficiaries received more than $175 million in net funding during the year. As a result of revenues for beneficiaries increasing 33 percent over the past… Read More →

Barrow docs conquer Ice Bucket Challenge

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Nearly 30 doctors, researchers, residents and staff from the Gregory W. Fulton Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Disease Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix joined the Strike Out ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 15 after being challenged by the staff at the ALS Clinic at SUNY. The doctors poured buckets of ice water… Read More →