Nonprofit Archives

Phoenix Children’s Hospital will ‘Go Gold’ in September

Phoenix Children's Hospital

A child is diagnosed with cancer every three-and-a-half minutes and only a staggering 4 percent of U.S. federal funding is earmarked for childhood cancer research. That is why Phoenix Children’s Hospital is asking the Community to Go Gold this September during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month – with the goal of raising $1 million to support the Hospital’s Center for… Read More →

AWEE launches website with focus on success stories

Marie Sullivan leads Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (AWEE), which offers a diverse range of training and support services throughout Maricopa and Yavapai counties.

Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) has launched a new, more interactive website with an emphasis on what makes AWEE the state’s preeminent workforce development organization: participant success stories. The website highlights a rotating series of success stories reflecting the diversity of AWEE participants using the organization’s expanding menu of programs and services that help women,… Read More →

Carson Palmer, and other celebs at Calais Campbell’s charity tournament

Calais Campbell with Governor Stephen Roe Lewis of the Gila River Indian Community, who hosted Campbell’s golf tournament at Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler. (Photo by Mike Boylan/Cronkite News)

When Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden entered the NFL last year, veteran Calais Campbell helped guide the rookie through his first season and provided the support any young athlete might need. Golden returned the favor of support Friday, as did many of Campbell’s other Cardinals teammates, joining the defensive end at his fourth annual Celebrity… Read More →

Fiesta Bowl Charities donates a total $1.5 million

Fiesta Bowl

After record attendance numbers from both the 45th Annual Fiesta Bowl and 27th Annual Cactus Bowl and a successful bowl season, Fiesta Bowl Charities concluded its term by rounding up total beneficiaries from local state nonprofits and charities. The largest portion of community giving, which totaled $1.5 million in grants to 60 nonprofit organizations, provided… Read More →

Bank of America awards $300K in grants

valley forward receives grant

Bank of America this week hand-delivered nearly $300,000 in grants in just three hours to 18 local nonprofits working to increase educational and workforce development opportunities in the Phoenix community, according to a Tuesday announcement. According to these nonprofits, a cumulative total of more than 225,000 low and moderate income people will receive job training,… Read More →

Ryan House raises $337,000 at annual breakfast

Ryan House

Nearly 1,100 guests attended the Ryan House Eighth Annual Community Breakfast at the Arizona Biltmore Resort on May 6 featuring Honorary Chair Luis “Gonzo” Gonzalez, senior advisor to the President and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The event raised $337,000 that will directly support the nonprofit organization which relies 100 percent on community donation and… Read More →

Orangetheory supporting nonprofits through Facebook

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Five local Orangetheory Fitness studios have launched an ongoing partnership with a nationwide program called Sweat Angels in an effort to raise funds for various charitable organizations through Facebook “check-ins” made by gym patrons. During the month of May, Sweat Angels will donate two days of prenatal vitamins for impoverished women through Vitamin Angels each time a gym goer checks in to a… Read More →

AHA announces unique impact of heart disease on women

Heart Health, WEB

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) is the first to document how women experience the disease differently. Anne G. Rosenfeld, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, professor and cardiovascular nurse-scientist at theUniversity of Arizona College… Read More →

HSMAI auction to benefit children with hunger

HSMAI

The Arizona Chapter of the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will present the 34th Annual Chinese Auction Fundraiser & Dinner, celebrating the “Year of the Monkey,” on Friday, June 24, 2016 the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Proceeds from this award winning event will help to support our association’s… Read More →

Lottery transfers $64M to Arizona beneficiaries

Lottery

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Lottery are announcing a record breaking third quarter transfer of funds to statewide community organizations for fiscal year 2016. More than $64 million was transferred to Lottery beneficiaries in the third quarter, which is approximately $20 million more than the average quarterly transfer. The increase is a result of… Read More →

SRP employees honored for volunteer work

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In honor of the hundreds of SRP employees who devote thousands of hours to worthy causes, six employees have been chosen to receive the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Award. The award recognizes employees and retirees who are leaders in volunteerism and who serve as examples of the power of caring. “One of the truly remarkable aspects of the… Read More →

3 reasons giving back will grow your business

Ryan House

There is a quote that says, “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.” No one disagrees that giving back is important. Whether it is volunteering to speak at an event, sponsoring a conference, or reserving time to mentor, giving back is not only the right thing… Read More →

Calling all businesses, The Zone needs help for Veterans

The Zone

The Zone in Scottsdale is looking for businesses that care about local veterans and want to help these men and women who may be dealing with grief or stress after returning from duty. For each donation of $299, a veteran will receive three one-hour-long sessions in ‘The Pod’, as well as one-on-one time with grief specialist… Read More →

Arizona Opera appoints new general director

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The Arizona Opera Board of Directors has announced the appointment of its new President and General Director, Joseph Specter. Currently the General Director for Austin Opera, Specter successfully led the $3.8 million company through a significant era of growth, overseeing a 30 percent increase in its annual operating budget while maintaining complete fiscal solvency. He… Read More →