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LaneTerralever Hosts Operation: #SocialSanta

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LaneTerralever, is hosting its second annual Operation: Social Santa happy hour and toy drive Thursday, Dec. 5. The event benefitting the Arizona Toys for Tots Foundation will take place at Handlebar and Grill in Tempe from 5 to 8 p.m. Using the power of social media to generate awareness through Social Santa, LT will bring… Read More →

Wells Fargo Supports Neighborhood Revitalization

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Wells Fargo & Company announced it will donate $75,000 to Native American Connections (NAC) of Phoenix as part of a $6 million in grants awarded across 67 nonprofits through its 2013 Leading the Way Home® program Priority Markets Initiative to  help stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods impacted by the economy.   The Leading The Way Home® program… Read More →

Cox Charities Contributes nearly $600,000

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November 14, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

Cox Charities has announced its selection of 91 non-profit organizations to receive grant funding totaling nearly $600,000 across the state—thanks in part to Cox’s internal sustainability program, Turning Waste Into Growth (TWIG), which contributes thousands of dollars to the nonprofit grant program. In the Phoenix-area, $484,000 was awarded to 58 non-profits. This year’s donation was… Read More →

Wells Fargo team members donate $3M to nonprofits

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Wells Fargo & Company announced today that its team members donated $3.02 million to nonprofit organizations and schools in Arizona as part of the company’s annual Community Support and United Way Campaign.  All donations were funded personally by team members.  In addition to a 14 percent year-over-year increase in donations, the one-month campaign also resulted… Read More →

ASU Polytechnic Students Take $2 Challenge

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More than 30 students at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa, located at 7001 E Williams Field Rd, will abstain from modern-day luxuries and challenge themselves to live on two dollars a day and in cardboard-box houses from Nov., 12-15, 2013.  Students will convene outside the Student Union and begin building their homes at… Read More →

Young Men Most Likely to Give Charitable Gift

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November 9, 2013 by in Finance | Nonprofit

Headlines this year have not been kind to young men – often tagged as selfish Millennials, significantly more likely to still live with mom and dad, less likely than women to be enrolled in U.S. colleges – but a new holiday giving survey from World Vision shows that men ages 18-34 are in fact the… Read More →

Lee Elected to Ballet Arizona's Board of Directors

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Fennemore Craig, one of the largest law firms in the Southwest, announced that T. James Lee, a shareholder and director at Fennemore Craig in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Ballet Arizona. Lee focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, charitable giving, and business formation and… Read More →

Foss Institute Receives $100K grant from Parsons

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The Joe Foss Institute (JFI) announced a $100,000 grant from The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation. The grant will help promote civics education in select urban Phoenix schools through a unique partnership between JFI and Elevate Phoenix. Funds will help expand the reach of the Veterans Inspiring Patriotism program to 10,000 Phoenix students, provide curriculum… Read More →

RE/MAX Campaign Benefits Phoenix Children's Hospital

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RE/MAX Affiliates in Arizona have been supporting Phoenix Children’s Hospital for over 23 years and have raised over $2 million dollars for the hospital. Now, through the Snap. Share. Support Campaign, they have once again partnered with Phoenix Children’s to help raise even more money for their patients and families. To kick off the campaign,… Read More →

Chompie’s Donates $11,282 to Playworks Arizona

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October is anti-bullying month and Chompie’s, Arizona’s New York Deli, is doing its part to help keep recess yards at Phoenix area schools safe.  On October 24th, Chompie’s presented a check to Playworks Arizona totaling $11,282 through its “Chompie’s Cares” program. Playworks Arizona is a non-profit organization that transforms recess by placing full time coaches… Read More →

Quayle elected to TGen Foundation Board

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Former U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle, who served under President George H.W. Bush from 1989-93, was elected today to the Board of Directors of the TGen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the non-profit Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Vice President Quayle attended grade school and high school in Phoenix and Scottsdale and he and his… Read More →

SARRC Appoints McDannel as Development Director

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The Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has hired Maureen M. McDannel as its development director. McDannel brings experience in overseeing development strategies, cultivating relationships with donors and managing special events. She previously served as the senior director of development at the Arizona Science Center where she managed a portfolio of major donors and… Read More →

Rebuilding Together Receives $100,000 Piper Trust Grant

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A $100,000 grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust will be used by Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun to build 150 exterior house ramps for low-income seniors and disabled homeowners in Maricopa County who can no longer safely get in and out of their homes. The grant for the Arizona Ramp Project will support… Read More →

Ingold elected to Humane Society board

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Burch & Cracchiolo partner Susanne E. “Susie” Ingold has been elected to the board of directors of The Arizona Humane Society. She has been committed to AHS since 2005 and been a member of the “Compassion with Fashion” annual fundraising luncheon committee since 2010. Ingold has practiced at Burch & Cracchiolo for fifteen years concentrating… Read More →

Spielberg Benefit Concert Raises more than $600K

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On Saturday September 28th The Phoenix Symphony hosted a Benefit Concert Conducted by John Williams with Special Guest Steven Spielberg. This one-night-only performance was a fundraiser that combined two Hollywood titans, iconic music scores and a selection of unforgettable film clips in order to benefit The Phoenix Symphony’s Education and Community Engagement programs. This special… Read More →

Nelson Appointed to Boys & Girls Clubs' board

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The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that attorney and shareholder Kevin P. Nelson was appointed as a Member of the Board of Governors to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale.  Board members serve a minimum of one term (three years) and are responsible for serving on standing and special event… Read More →

Hartsock Named CEO of P.V. Nonprofit Organization

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The Be Kind People Project™, a Paradise Valley nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the nation’s educational environment by recognizing teachers and positively impacting students, announced today that Lisa Hartsock has been named Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Working with founder Marcia Meyer, Hartsock will spearhead the next phase of the organization’s rapid growth and… Read More →

TechFoundation Grant WIll Fund Music Technology Lab

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Rosie’s House: A Music Academy for Children will use a $10,000 TechFoundation grant to create a music technology lab including music theory software, a smart board and lap top stations for students to compose music. “The technology lab will enhance the music education curriculum and provide a creative opportunity for composition and song writing,” said… Read More →

Fulton Homes, Suns Reunite for 3-Point Program

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This season, the only thing standing between the Phoenix Suns and a patriotic gesture is a white line 23 feet nine inches away from the basket. For the second year in a row Tempe-based Fulton Homes is uniting with the Phoenix Suns for the Fulton Homes “Proud to own the Three-Point Zone” program. This season… Read More →

SRP Donates $50,000 Toward Ronald McDonald House

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Salt River Project has approved a $50,000 donation toward construction of a new Ronald McDonald House on the campus of Cardon Children’s Medical Center in Mesa.  The new House will be the first in the East Valley and the third in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The new 12,600 square foot Ronald McDonald House will be… Read More →

Hiller Elected President of Arizona Citizens for the Arts

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September 25, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

Joel Hiller, President of the Yavapai Indian Cultural Center, has been elected president of the Arizona Citizens for the Arts Board of Directors. Hiller will be joined on the executive committee by Vice President: Robert Knight, Tucson Museum of Art; Secretary: Phillip C. Jones, community volunteer and former executive director of the Phoenix Office of… Read More →

Give-A-Thon set for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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September 23, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

News-Talk 92.3 KTAR and Arizona Sports 620 are teaming up for the 5th year to help the kids at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Give-A-Thon is the largest fundraiser for the hospital, raising more than $1 million in just 18 hours for the last three years. Bonneville’s two strong stations will simulcast live from the hospital Tuesday,… Read More →

G&K Attorney Joins Board of Children's Museum

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm announced today that Andrea L. Stone has joined the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. The Children’s Museum Board of Directors is a professionally diverse group of community leaders who understand and value early childhood education. The mission of the Museum is… Read More →

Homebuilder donates playhouses to Phoenix Zoo charity

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September 17, 2013 by in Featured | Nonprofit | Real Estate

Brookfield Communities, a successful master-plan developer of two Arizona active adult communities and large land-holder, has teamed up with its architect partners to custom design and build two unique playhouses to help raise money for the Phoenix Zoo’s conservation initiatives and educational programs. Phil Petersen, founder and president of Brookfield Communities and also a Phoenix… Read More →