Nonprofit Archives

$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 →

ACAA honors Hildebrand, Schmaltz, Grijalva, Torres

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →

Hispanic Chamber honors leaders

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April 12, 2013 by in Business News | Events | Nonprofit

The Center for the Future of Arizona’s founder and CEO is among the five award recipients to be honored at the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 55th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards later this month. “Dr. Lattie Coor is one of our state’s most iconic and beloved figures, and we’re honored to… Read More →

Komen Phoenix Introduces Director of Programs

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April 11, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

The Phoenix Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has hired Phoenix resident Lee San Miguel as its Community Health and Mission Programs Director. In this position, Lee will oversee the Komen Phoenix Affiliate’s current and future mission programs, including grant making, community outreach, education programs, community partnerships and public policy initiatives. “During the… Read More →

Heard Museum Names New CEO

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April 9, 2013 by in Business News | Nonprofit

James Pepper Henry has been named as the Heard Museum’s director and CEO. Henry comes to the Heard after a successful six-year tenure at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Alaska’s premier art, history and science institution. There, he oversaw the completion of the museum’s $110 million, 80,000-square-foot expansion, including the debut of the new… Read More →

Bike Week Blast-Off benefits Scottsdale Healthcare

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Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Gift of Life Lodging Program is beneficiary of Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale and Go AZ Motorcycles’ Annual Arizona Bike Week Blast-Off  Party on Sunday, April 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Festivities include motorcycle stunt riders, food and live music, a motorcycle giveaway, trials of the Nation’s first… Read More →