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Direct Energy Opens Phoenix Area Call Center


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

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

NBA Check Presentation Photo

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

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


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 →

ACAA honors Hildebrand, Schmaltz, Grijalva, Torres


Ginny Hildebrand, who is retiring this year as President and CEO of the Arizona Association of Food Banks, and Tim Schmaltz, Executive Director of the Protecting Arizona’s Family Coalition, have been named the 2013 Margie Frost Champions Against Poverty by the Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA). This is the first time that two recipients will… Read More →

Komen Phoenix Race Seeks Volunteers

April 29, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit | Sports

Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona seeks volunteer Race for the Cure committee members to help plan and implement various aspects of the 21st Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure, set to take place Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. Originally founded as the Komen Phoenix Affiliate, Komen CAN Arizona has been changing the lives… Read More →

$2M Grant from Piper Supports Fight Against Cancer

Banner MD Anderson Lantern Of Hope

With a generous $2 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, the Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign benefitting Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is near its $20 million goal. The grant from Piper Trust, in support of the campaign, provides funding for capital, programs and services that will impact patients, their families and… Read More →

TCA Announces New Director of Finance

Dave Paddison
April 29, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

Take Charge America, Inc. announced that Dave Paddison now serves as director of finance for the national non-profit credit counseling and debt management agency. He provides comprehensive financial management services, overseeing all accounting, tax and financial reporting activities. Prior to joining Phoenix-based Take Charge America, Paddison held numerous director-level and chief-level financial management positions in… Read More →

Wells Fargo invests $6.7 million in Arizona nonprofits

April 25, 2013 by in Banking | Business News | Nonprofit

Wells Fargo & Company announced that it invested more than $6.7 million to almost 900 nonprofits and schools in Arizona in 2012. Wells Fargo team members personally contributed more than $2.4 million of the total in addition to almost 100,000 volunteer hours to help Arizona neighborhoods and communities succeed. “There are people who have been… Read More →

Fulton Homes’ 3-Point Zone helps nonprofits

Dennis - Suns Check
April 19, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit | Sports

While Monday night was fan appreciation night for the Phoenix Suns, thanks to Fulton Homes the Youth Assistance Foundation and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) will now divide up $46,000. It’s all part of the Fulton Homes “Proud to Own the Three-Point Zone” program, a partnership between the Tempe-based homebuilder and the Phoenix… Read More →

Banner Health earns national recognition

Sun Health

Banner Health is one of the top performing health systems in the U.S. based on quality outcomes, patient care and efficiency, according to Truven Health Analytics, a leading health care analysis firm. Truven, formerly the health care business of Thomson Reuters, found that Banner Health has higher survival rates, few complications and system-wide clinical excellence,… Read More →

Phoenix Boys Choir Pays Homage to NYC

April 14, 2013 by in Business News | Events | Nonprofit

Never before has a city been the inspiration for so many songs, movies and theatre productions.  The Phoenix Boys Choir pays homage to the muse for screen writers, play writers and songwriters at the Spring Pops Concert “PBC LOVES NYC” on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 7:30pm at Virginia G. Piper Performing Arts Center at… Read More →

11 SRP Employees Honored for Volunteer Work

April 13, 2013 by in Energy | Featured | Nonprofit

In recognition of the invaluable contribution of their time, efforts and expertise to their communities, 11 SRP employee volunteers were awarded the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Awards. These dedicated employees have given countless hours of their time to help families put food on their tables; provide guidance to Latino youths as they prepare for college… Read More →