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Henkel Makes Impact Children’s Dental Clinic Grant

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More than 5,000 North Phoenix schoolchildren – some of whom have never even seen a toothbrush – will receive their own dental health kits during the 2013-14 school year, thanks to the generosity of Henkel, an international manufacturing corporation with offices in Scottsdale. Through their MIT corporate project, Making an Impact upon Tomorrow, Henkel awarded… Read More →

BMO Harris Bank donates $20K to help fire victims

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BMO Harris Bank today announced a $20,000 donation to support those affected by the wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona and surrounding areas. The funds will be split between the 100 Club of Arizona and the Yavapai County Community Foundation, two leading organizations whose work is critical during a tragedy like this. “Words cannot express the sadness… Read More →

NB|AZ establishes account for Fire Victims

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ) has established a donation bank account through the United Way of Prescott to benefit the families of the 19 firefighters who lost their lives bravely battling the Yarnell Hill Fire. The fund also will be used to assist the residents of Yarnell whose homes were destroyed by the blaze. Donations… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner has charitable celebration

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., one of North Scottsdale’s largest law firms, announced it is making a $1,000 donation to Tempe-based Children’s Cancer Network as part of a campaign making five donations in five weeks to celebrate the firm’s fifth anniversary. “The Children’s Cancer Network provides financial, educational and psychosocial support to children and families… Read More →

Bank of America Donates $25,000 To Fire Fund

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The unimaginable tragedy that took the lives of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots has left everyone in Arizona reeling, but none more than the friends, families and colleagues of the firefighters and the residents of Yarnell whose lives have been turned upside down. The first instinct for officials at Bank of America was… Read More →

PCH gets $5K CVS Community Grant

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital has received a $5,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Caremark as part of its commitment to helping people on the path to better health by creating greater access to health care and health education for at-risk and underserved populations. The support from CVS Caremark will… Read More →

Wissink Elected to Childplay’s Board of Trustees

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Susan Wissink, a shareholder at Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, has been elected to Childsplay’s Board of Trustees. Wissink chairs the firm’s business and finance practice group and provides legal counsel in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, general corporate law and commercial real estate leasing. She received her J.D. from Arizona State University and… Read More →

SLA Offers $200,000 in Grants

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June 26, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

The Scottsdale League for the Arts (SLA), the organization that puts on the Scottsdale Culinary Festival each year, announced $200,000 in donations and grants to support local art and arts education programs in 2013-14. Furthermore, the SLA has created a new, more efficient grant application process as part of its yearly call to local non-profits… Read More →

PCH staff packs 25 into Toyota Sienna

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Valley Toyota Dealers donated a second employee transport van to Phoenix Children’s – giving the Hospital the ability to shuttle staff to and from various satellite locations around metropolitan Phoenix. To celebrate, the hospital hosted a Load-a-Toyota event outside the main patient tower to see how many doctors, nurses, and other staff members could be… Read More →

Sanctuary Receives 2013 'Stars of the Industry' Award

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, the country’s premier luxury resort, was recognized by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) with a 2013 “Stars of the Industry” award during its Summer Summit in Denver, Colo. Sanctuary’s 2012 “Escape for GOOD” fundraiser, which raised $10 million benefiting Athletes for Hope and UGIVE, two nonprofits dedicated to inspiring… Read More →

Circle K Raises $5.3 Million for UCP of Central Arizona

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June 19, 2013 by in Featured | Nonprofit

Through fundraising efforts at local stores and events throughout the State of Arizona and Las Vegas, Nevada, Circle K employees, customers and vendors generously helped raise over $5.3 million for UCP of Central and Southern Arizona, and Opportunity Village in Las Vegas, Nevada.    The funds donated support the organizations’ mission to help children and adults… Read More →

Scottsdale League for the Arts Appoints Board Member

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Susan E. Wells, partner of business law firm Jaburg Wilk, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Scottsdale League for the Arts. The Scottsdale League for the Arts is a non-profit volunteer organization supporting artists, arts programs and education through fundraising and special events, including the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. Funds raised are… Read More →

DIGNITY receives $50K from Freeport-McMoRan

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June 8, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

Catholic Charities Community Services received a $50,000 Women’s Development Grant from the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation. The funds will be used to help women in Catholic Charities’ DIGNITY program for prostitution recovery. “We are so grateful for Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation’s support,” said Erica Reed, DIGNITY program director at Catholic Charities. “There tends… Read More →

Phoenix Attorney Appointed to AZ Humane Society Board

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June 4, 2013 by in Business News | Legal | Nonprofit

The law firm of Morris, Hall & Kinghorn, P.L.L.C (MHK) announced that partner Ronald G. Wilson has been appointed to the Arizona Humane Society’s Board of Directors. Wilson has dedicated much of his time to serving and participating on various boards in the past.   When asked about this new appointment, Wilson stated “I look forward… Read More →

D-backs Raise $57K For Tornado Victims

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have raised $57,000 to help the victims of the tornadoes that hit Moore, Okla. and Oklahoma City.  The funds were raised via personal donations by D-backs players, an online auction with game-used and autographed items from D-backs players and a 50-50 raffle supported by D-backs wives. The online auction was inspired by… Read More →

SRP Donates $94,500 to Nonprofit Agencies

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Salt River Project employees are turning their volunteer hours into much-needed funds for the nonprofit organizations they assist through the SRP Dollars for Doers program. The program contributes funds, ranging from $250 to $1,000, directly to community nonprofits based upon the number of volunteer hours donated during the 2012 calendar year by SRP employees. The… Read More →

B of A launches 'Express Your Thanks' Campaign

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May 29, 2013 by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Bank of America has launched a program to support the needs of military service members and veterans.  Called “Express Your Thanks,” the goal is to donate up to $1 million nationally to Welcome Back Veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). Through the campaign, customers, bank employees and other individuals can make simple online expressions… Read More →

Paying it forward: Why it Matters

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May 29, 2013 by in Featured | Nonprofit | Workforce

If one person can make a difference, think what an entire company can do. Giving back has been at the core of many great businesses, but there is a growing trend in the way businesses are paying it forward — employee-volunteer programs. Many businesses understand that it’s more than just numbers, it’s about values. Generosity… Read More →

ForMyReason customizes Wristbands for Military

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May 23, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

Local company ForMyReason, a provider of customizable silicone wristbands, announced partnerships with Soldiers‚ Angels, Friends of Freedom and Hope for the Warriors.  ForMyReason is selling camouflage and red, white and blue wristbands in the name of these organizations, to assist them with giving back to veterans, current service members and their families.  With each wristband… Read More →

Direct Energy Opens Phoenix Area Call Center

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Direct Energy today officially opened its Phoenix area call center in Tempe symbolizing the company’s dedication to grow long-term in the Phoenix community. As part of the grand opening festivities, Direct Energy announced that the company and its employees would commit to volunteering a minimum of 2,000 hours over the next year among several different… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation Offers Grants

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The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan. Qualifying families can receive up to $5,000 per grant to help pay for medical services… Read More →

National Bank of Arizona Partners with YWCA

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YWCA Maricopa County announced its new partnership with National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), to expand the YW’s Own It Financial Education Program, providing financial literacy to primarily low-income women and families at no-charge. The YW is proud to be the foremost agency in Maricopa County providing financial education to people from all walks of life,… Read More →

Wells Fargo employees get time off to volunteer

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May 4, 2013 by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Shirley Burns, David Decker, and Sandy Whitver have been awarded a Volunteer Leave Award from Wells Fargo. These awards are presented annually to a select group of Wells Fargo team members and enable them to take up to four months off, while still receiving full pay and benefits, to focus on a community-based volunteer project… Read More →

$1 Million Prize Awarded in Health & Wealth Raffle

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The Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph’s, awarded a total of $1,360,000 in Grand Prizes to three lucky Arizonans. Sedona resident Dawn Lay won $1 million on Monday, April 30, at a grand prize unveiling at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix. “My boss told me that astrologically, something life-changing was coming for… Read More →