Nonprofit Archives

35 women leaders picked for SheLEADS development

business woman power, influential Millennials

Thirty-five women business leaders and influencers have been selected to participate in Arizona Women’s Education & Employment’s (AWEE) inaugural SheLEADS, a professional leadership development and skills training network for high impact women to define and achieve career goals. Representing industries that include banking, education, construction, law, human resources, nonprofits, municipalities and sports, among others, participants… Read More →

Barrow Grand Ball raises more than $4 Million

Cancer research

The Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation raised more than $4 million at the 2016 Barrow Grand Ball, hosted January 16 at the Arizona Biltmore. The announcement was made with a toast to the women who drove the success of the fundraiser—Board Chair Angela Melczer and ball Co-Chairs Sandy Hecomovich and Amy Thurston—among the company… Read More →

APS invested $10M in Arizona nonprofits in 2015


APS announced, Monday, its 2015 community investment in Arizona, which totaled more than $10 million. This amount includes grants, sponsorships and in-kind donations from APS and the APS Foundation to nonprofit organizations and educators throughout the state. In addition, APS employees donated more than 123,000 hours in volunteer time to Arizona nonprofits, an economic impact… Read More →

Toyota dealers donate $500K to Valley groups in 2015


Valley Toyota Dealers, a group of 10 Toyota dealers throughout the metro Phoenix area, donated more than $500,000 to local community organizations in 2015 – nearly doubling its 2014 community contribution. In addition, the Valley TDA, along with support from Toyota Motor Sales, also reached the $1 million lifetime giving milestone with Phoenix Children’s Hospital this… Read More →

Valley’s Ronald McDonald Houses set record for visits

Ronald McDonald

With a third house now serving the Valley, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix recorded more family visits than ever during 2015. Ronald McDonald House posted 3,092 family visits during the 12-month period ending on Dec. 31 for a total of 19,926 nights. More than 90 percent of the families staying at Ronald McDonald houses… Read More →

$275K in grants propel New Pathways for Youth


New Pathways for Youth (NPFY) is receiving $275,000 in grant funds over three years from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, in support of the organization’s mission to empower at-risk youth to fulfill their potential through mentoring and life skill development. The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust is… Read More →

Foundation for Senior living received $750k grant

tax credit

The Foundation for Senior Living received a $750,000 grant over a three-year period from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, which will fund a new program called Care by Design. Care by Design is an individualized, coordinated care program aimed at helping senior adults. “We are thrilled to be receiving funding from Virginia G. Piper… Read More →

Simon Youth Foundations seeks scholarship applicants

scholarship money

Graduating high school seniors living within fifty miles of Arizona Mills and Phoenix Premium Outlets are able to apply for a scholarship with Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students. Each year, Simon Youth Community Scholarships are awarded in every community across the country that is home… Read More →

Donate blood and get a Phoenix Open ticket

Phoenix Open

Everyone who donates blood to the United Blood Services from Jan. 1 to 15 will receive a voucher for a free Waste Management Phoenix Open ticket to keep up with January’s high blood demands. The Thunderbirds, host of the Phoenix Open, partnered with the United Blood Services, because blood transfusions are required more in January… Read More →

Hance Park chooses new executive director

Downtown Phoenix

The Hance Park Conservancy announced the selection of Marcia Karasek as its executive director as the park gets redesigned to become another Downtown Phoenix hotspot. The redesign of this urban park is key to the emerging identity of Phoenix as a new, open and attractive city. Community and business leaders support Hance Park as an… Read More →

Adopt Technologies enhances nonprofit’s IT network

Adopt Technologies

Adopt Technologies, a cloud computing IT solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses,  partnered with Phoenix Rescue Mission to transition the local nonprofit’s in-house server infrastructure to a fully hosted and managed cloud platform. The system was fully migrated to Adopt Technologies’ hosted cloud platform in October, which resulted in an immediate performance improvement, marking… Read More →

Delta Dental of Arizona helps provide $2M in free care

SL - Dentist Guide

Nearly 1,500 volunteers, such as Delta Dental of Arizona board members, executives, employees and network dentists, converged on the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 11 and 12 to participate in the Arizona Dental Mission of Mercy. The annual event was organized by the Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation, which provided free dental care to… Read More →

Plexus Worldwide donates $200K to kids charities

christmas holiday tree

Plexus Worldwide presented two donations totaling $202,143.88 to Toys for Tots and Our Military Kids earlier this month.   The donations were a result of single day sales during special events hosted by the weight-loss and health-supplement seller. Toys for Tots received $123,649.53 from Cyber Monday sales, while Our Military Kids received $78,494.35 following a Veterans Day sale.  … Read More →

VCA donates $189K to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children's Hospital

At the beginning of December, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital received over $189,000 worth of toys from Value Card Alliance, a no-cash marketplace for more than 36,000 businesses. Each month VCA picks a local charity to fundraise for, and this month Phoenix Children’s Hospital was picked. In the last five years, more than half a million… Read More →