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Thunderbirds donate $250k to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Thunderbirds Charities, the charity wing of The Thunderbirds the organization that hosts the Waste Management Phoenix Open, donated $250,000 to help fund the construction of the new Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The donation was made in support of the Hope Lives Here campaign to build a new facility to care for children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders. The… Read More →

Glendale firefighter to cook for charity

Thirteenorth Grille will host its monthly Charity Guest Chef Night on Jan. 29 with a Glendale firefighter heating up the kitchen. The event benefits Glendale Fire Charities and Local 493 United Phoenix Firefighter Charities. It is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 29, for 5 to 9 p.m. at Thirteenorth Grille, 1301 E. Northern Ave. Cost is… Read More →

Downtown Dunkin’ Donuts opening benefits Make-A-Wish

Dunkin’ Donuts is opening its first Downtown Phoenix location at 102 N. Central Ave. on Wednesday, January 11. To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will be offering 50 cent cups of medium hot and iced coffee from Wednesday to Friday, Jan. 13. For each sale of medium hot and iced coffee, 100 percent of the proceeds… Read More →

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona to host fun run

Help raise money for United Cerebral Palsy of Arizona at its 3rd Annual Fun, Run, Walk and Roll 10k/5k and one mile walk in February in Tempe. The event starts at 9 a.m. on Feb. 5 at the Kiwanis Park at 101 W. Baseline Rd. in Tempe. A Health & Wellness Expo will be at the run,… Read More →

Zerorez wraps up year of giving Valleywide

Zerorez of Phoenix, a locally owned small business that specializes in carpet, tile and grout, upholstery, area rug, hard surface and mattress cleaning as well as pet odor treatment, helped make the holiday a little brighter for Sunshine Acres Children’s Homes in Mesa in recent weeks, as nearly the entire staff volunteered its time to… Read More →

Social Venture Partners Arizona announces semifinalists

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Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) announced the 20 local nonprofits selected as semifinalists for the 2017 Fast Pitch Competition, affectionately known in the business and philanthropic worlds as “American Idol with soul.”  Leaders from the following nonprofits will participate in a two-month mentoring program to sharpen their social impact and business plans, and to train… Read More →

Arizona Animal Welfare League celebrates 5,000 adoptions

You can save more than money at Chandler Fashion Center – you can save a life. The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) is celebrating 5,000 adoptions at its PetMatch Adoption Center. Since it took over a former puppy mill store location in 2012, the shelter’s center has helped homeless animals find their furever families. Two… Read More →

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital helps Child Crisis Arizona

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is partnering with Child Crisis Arizona to collect donations of clothing, hygiene products and toys to help Arizona’s abused  and neglected children have a better holiday.  “This season can be a tough time for children living at the Child Crisis Arizona who often face the holidays without parents, siblings or other… Read More →

Charitable tax credit changes help nonprofits with year-end giving

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Earlier this year the Arizona State Legislature made changes to the Charitable Tax Credit, which can help out local nonprofits from year-end giving. Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB 1216 this spring, which increases the tax credit for qualifying foster care organizations from $200 to $400 for an individual or household, and an increase from $400… Read More →

Thanks, giving: Nonprofits look to profit from ‘Giving Tuesday’

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

After the unbridled consumerism associated with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits are hoping to appeal to supporters’ generosity and capture some donations, since their wallets are already open. More than 400 Arizona nonprofits are registered to participate this year in Giving Tuesday, a loosely organized day that calls on people to… Read More →

Raising money for a weeklong casual Friday

Casual day has taken on a whole new meaning for the employees at Brokers Alliance. Since December 2015, Brokers Alliance started a new incentive to raise money for different nonprofit organizations. If employees raise a certain amount each month, they get to dress down for a week. “We were looking to increase our philanthropy and… Read More →

25 philanthropic companies in Arizona

Giving back isn’t just the right thing to do for the communities a business serves, it also might be the best thing for its bottom line. According to the 2015 Giving in Numbers report, a study that examined the corporate philanthropic endeavors of 271 of the world’s largest companies from 2012-2014, the impact of societal… Read More →

FSL receives $105,000 in donations from Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced it will donate $105,000 to the Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) with two grants in support of local neighborhood revitalization efforts. FSL is receiving $100,000 from the 2016 Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Priority Markets Program as that awarded $6 million in grants shared across 56 nonprofits. The Priority Markets Program provides grant support… Read More →

3 Abrazo Arrowhead Campus volunteers earn Lifetime Achievement Awards

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Abrazo Arrowhead Campus honored three long-time volunteers with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for donating more than 16,000 hours combined at the hospital. This is the highest award in the nation bestowed on volunteers who have donated at least 4,000 hours during their lifetime. Abrazo Arrowhead Campus CEO Frank Molinaro presented the award on Nov. 11… Read More →