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LifeLock gives back to its local communities

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LifeLock, Inc. launched its inaugural day of volunteerism, where, as part of their regular work schedule, employees leave their desks, roll up their sleeves and give back to local communities in a day of service. All of LifeLock’s 675+ employees are invited to join the event, called “Do-Gooder Day,” across office locations in Tempe, San Diego and… Read More →

notMYkid presents Young Philanthropist Award

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The bullying began in fourth grade, and grew in the coming years to include verbal, social and cyber bullying. Hailey tried to handle it on her own by keeping everything bottled up inside, but that didn’t work. She tried to stand up for herself, but the voice inside herself told her she wasn’t good enough… Read More →

United Health Foundation gives $1M to MCDPH

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Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) was awarded a$1 million grant by United Health Foundation to support the Preventive Health Collaborative (PHC), which helps to ensure that all children from birth to five years of age, and their families, are living healthier lives. The grant will enable PHC to continue its work serving young… Read More →

Carrington College students help Arizona Humane Society

Humane Society Donation - April 2015

More than 100 blankets and towels were delivered to the Arizona Humane Society thanks to efforts by students in the Veterinary Assisting program at Carrington College’s Phoenix North Campus, located at 8503 N. 27th Ave. The April 3 donation to the local Humane Society was the result of a month-long collection effort by students as… Read More →

REDW forms Alliance Benefit Group Southwest

Key Elements to Retirement Planning

REDW LLC, one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, has announced the formation of Alliance Benefit Group Southwest (ABG-Southwest), a separate company for retirement plan recordkeeping and third-party administration services. The change took effect earlier this year, when all REDW team members in the group transitioned to the… Read More →

Arizona Energy Consortium forms own organization

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After several years under the leadership of the Arizona Technology Council, the Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC) today announced the formation of its own 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Comprised of over 200 members, the AEC is the only all-encompassing energy group in Arizona. The AEC — co-chaired by Michelle De Blasi, an environmental and energy law… Read More →

Girl Scouts partner with Goodwill to collect shoes

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In honor of Earth Day, April 22, the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is teaming up Goodwill of Central Arizona to hold a large donation drive called Scouting for Shoes.  The drive is going on now through Saturday, April 18.     In an effort to keep shoes from going directly in to Arizona landfills, Girl Scouts are collecting no longer… Read More →

Video series teaches kids about cancer diagnosis

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The Purple Society, a Scottsdale-based non-profit that supports families during their fight against pediatric cancer, has produced an educational video series about cancer designed to help kids understand their diagnosis.  The first, four-minute video will be distributed to dozens of hospitals nationwide, and utilized when physicians deliver a pediatric cancer diagnosis to a family. “We’ve been there.… Read More →

Fulton Homes gives $74,400 to Suns Charities

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Saturday night just before tip-off of the Phoenix Suns-Utah Jazz game, Fulton Homes Vice President Dennis Webb presented a $74,400 check to local Phoenix charities for the season-long “Proud to Own the 3-Point Zone” program. Throughout the season the Tempe-based homebuilder donated $100 each time a Suns player drained a three-point shot. During this NBA… Read More →

Roosevelt Row unites locals for Arizona Gives Day

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To promote arts and culture in downtown Phoenix, Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation (CDC) is hosting a unique community celebration event on April 7th as part of Arizona Gives Day, the single-largest day of online giving in the state of Arizona. Roosevelt Row CDC proudly exists because of its residents and supporters who invest energy… Read More →

Arizona Gives Day supports nonprofits on April 7

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Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24-hour online giving experience that encourages individuals across the state of Arizona to donate to their favorite nonprofit cause on April 7, 2015.   Presented by FirstBank and hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and the Arizona Grantmakers Forum, Arizona Gives Day is a day for individuals to… Read More →

Celebrity Fight Night raises $7 million

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On Saturday, March 28, 2015 stars and athletes from around the country converged at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona for Muhammad Ali’s 21st Anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night.   GRAMMY® Award winning superstar of country music Reba McEntire returned for her tenth year as emcee and celebrated her 60th birthday last night. A… Read More →

Bob Michaels receives Spirit of ABIL Award

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As an advocate for the disabled for more than 30 years whose passionate commitment to independent living has taken him from board rooms to the halls of Congress, Bob Michaels has lived on both sides of disability. When he served as Executive Director for Arizona Bridge for Independent Living (ABIL) from 1984 to 1991 and… Read More →

Governor’s Arts Awards honors Arizona’s best

William Eaton
March 27, 2015 by in Featured | Nonprofit

Guitar artist, musician and luthier William Eaton of Sedona, Tucson arts advocate I. Michael Kasser and Arizona State University strings professor Dr. Margaret Schmidt captured the top individual awards at the 2015 Governor’s Arts Awards at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. More than 600 arts supporters, artists, advocates and business leaders were on hand for… Read More →