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American Lung Association adds 4 female leaders

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The American Lung Association in Arizona Women’s Cabinet has added four new members. They join the volunteer women’s cabinet that provides executive leadership for LUNG FORCE. LUNG FORCE is the American Lung Association’s national health education movement with a singular mission to unite women to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health. “We… Read More →

Ivy Foundation funds extension of Mayo brain cancer study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced an extension and funding of an additional $1.3 million for Mayo Clinic to study brain tumor vaccines that combine a patient’s immune stimulators with tumor cultures from other patients. The extension will include a second trial with patients whose brain cancer has returned. The Ivy Foundation… Read More →

Take Charge America launches ‘Credit Look’ program

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While many financial organizations offer free credit reports, most recipients don’t know how to interpret that report or the steps they should take to improve their scores. Now, Take Charge America, Inc., a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency, is taking this offer even further, providing free credit reports along with a complimentary… Read More →

TW Lewis awards 10 scholarships to ASU’s Barrett

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T.W. Lewis Foundation continues its mission to help people reach their potential by offering 10 high performing graduates with a $5,000 scholarship for four-years ($20,000 total) to Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University (ASU.) The Foundation has awarded 130 scholarships to Maricopa County students since its inception in 2002. The Foundation recognizes that… Read More →

Desert Schools plans day of service at food banks

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Summer break for many children means time playing at the pool, going to camp and family vacations. However, for many in Arizona the summer is a very difficult time due to food insecurity. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to make a difference. On June 24, more than 150 managers and employees from Arizona’s largest… Read More →

Bank of America awards $275K to 20 nonprofits

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The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has announced $275,000 in grants to 20 nonprofits providing workforce development and education opportunities in Valley communities including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and Chandler. The grants are part of Bank of America’s focus on employment opportunities and preparing the under-employed and the next generation of workers with the skills needed… Read More →

Abrazo cereal drive collects 48,000 meals

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Abrazo Community Health Network’s hospitals collected cereal and money that will provide more than 48,000 breakfasts for hungry children this summer. The donations were collected at nine Abrazo facilities as part of the Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive which ended this month. St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance received donations from staff and community members at… Read More →

Fry’s raises $68K for Special Olympics Arizona

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June 16, 2015 by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

In an April campaign hosted by all 119 locations of Fry’s Food Stores in Arizona, residents were encouraged to round up their totals to the nearest dollar in support of Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ). Through this effort, Fry’s was able to raise more than $65,000, showing not only Fry’s continued support, but also Arizona’s immense… Read More →

MIM hosts annual Educator Appreciation Month in July

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Teachers can beat the heat by spending the month of July at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)! During its fourth annual Educator Appreciation Month, current prekindergarten through twelfth-grade teachers, school and district administrators, registered student teachers, teacher’s aides and homeschool educators can enjoy the museum for free. To participate, educators must show a school- or… Read More →

Wells Fargo supports food banks in annual drive

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Wells Fargo will be conducting its annual summer statewide food drive June 9-23.  The event collects donations for food banks that span the entire state with collection bins in all 260 Wells Fargo Community Banking stores throughout Arizona. Donations will benefit members of the Association of Arizona Food Banks.  In 2014, Arizona food banks collectively… Read More →

St. Luke’s $125,000 grant boosts living wage initiative

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The Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) will use a $125,000 St. Luke’s Health Initiative (SLHI) innovation grant to design and implement Raise Arizona, a statewide living wage initiative to identify, recruit, certify and recognize employers that pay a living wage. In total, SLHI awarded grants totaling $475,000 to ACAA, City of Phoenix-FitPHX, Cultivate South Phoenix… Read More →

Theresa Dwyer-Federhar elected to Herberger board

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Theresa Dwyer-Federhar, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Herberger Theater Center’s Board of Directors. “Our people are dedicated to serving the communities in which they live and work,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Theresa on her… Read More →

HonorHealth-affiliated NOAH receives $1.2 million grant

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HonorHealth-affiliated NOAH, or Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health, was awarded $1.2 million by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources Administration to help increase access to affordable, quality primary care services for low-income, underserved and special populations. Through this grant, HonorHealth Desert Mission clinics will become a new access point of NOAH. This… Read More →

REDW commits $20K in scholarships for Native Americans

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REDW LLC, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest public accounting and business consulting firms, announced it has made a financial commitment of $20,000 in scholarships to encourage undergraduate and graduate level Native American students pursue a degree in the field of accounting and finance.  The newly established scholarship has been named The REDW Native American Scholarship… Read More →