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SRP Donates $50,000 Toward Ronald McDonald House

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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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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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

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 →

Ivy Foundation Grants $1.2 Million for Brain Cancer Study

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The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced a gift of nearly $1.2 million to study brain tumor vaccines that combine a patient’s immune stimulators with tumor cultures from other patients. The Ivy Foundation selected the study led by Allan B. Dietz, Ph.D., head of Mayo Clinic’s Human Cellular Therapy Laboratory, and Ian Parney,… Read More →

NFL's Drew Brees Challenges Phoenix


Today marks the launch of the 4th Super Service Challenge, which is hosted by Companies With A Mission (CWAM) and The Brees Dream Foundation. These two organizations will come together to award over $1,000,000 amongst hundreds of charities nationwide as part of the 2013 Super Service Challenge. The Super Service Challenge is an initiative orchestrated… Read More →

Ryan Rapp & Underwood Donate Day's Pay to PCH

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Ryan Rapp & Underwood employees are celebrating Labor Day with a donation to Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  Calling it a “Holiday for the Kids,” the firm is closing at noon on Friday, August 30th, and paying employees their regular pay for the remaining 4 hours of the day.  Employees have the opportunity to donate this pay… Read More →

Bosco appointed to Board of Care Fund

The law firm of Tiffany & Bosco P.A. announced that Mark S. Bosco, was appointed as a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of Care Fund (formerly Homeowners Financial CARE Fund). Mark’s role as a board member is to serve as a leader in promoting awareness, and serving as a steward for fundraising and… Read More →

AZ Restaurant Week Partners with Phoenix Children's


Eat. Drink. Give. This fall’s Arizona Restaurant Week gets a little sweeter as diners will have the chance to celebrate and honor Phoenix Children’s Hospital throughout their 30th birthday month! During Fall Arizona Restaurant Week hungry Arizonans can text a donation to Phoenix Children’s Hospital at the end of each meal during this popular week… Read More →

Ronald McDonald House board adds Pixler Ryerson

Carrie Pixler Ryerson, an attorney at Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix. Ryerson practices in the area of labor and employment. She regularly represents employers before administrative agencies and courts, defending against discrimination and harassment claims, wrongful termination and wage and… Read More →

Helios Founding Chair Named 2013 Afterschool Champion

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Education advocate and founding chairman of the Helios Education Foundation, Vince Roig, has been named the 2013 Afterschool Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE). Roig will receive the award on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the 12th Annual Arizona Statewide Afterschool Conference & Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center, North… Read More →

TGen Foundation plans two major fundraising events


The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) Foundation plans two climate-appropriate fundraising events — “Shop for a Cause” while it’s still hot, and “stepNout” when it cools off this fall. Mark your calendars for TGen’s 8th annual stepNout Run/Walk/Dash set for Nov. 3 at Kiwanis Park, 6111 S. All-America Way, in Tempe. Nearly 1,000 participants are… Read More →

Scottsdale Cultural Council CEO Resigns

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Scottsdale Cultural Council President and CEO William H. Banchs has announced his resignation from the nonprofit organization effective August 31. Banchs plans to return to Miami to pursue new professional opportunities. “During Bill’s five-and-a-half-year tenure he worked successfully to completely restructure and reorganize the Cultural Council’s governance and management, and to strengthen its development programs,”… Read More →