Charity & Fundraising Archives

JDRF hosts southwest conference this Saturday

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The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will host the annual Desert Southwest TypeOneNation Conference this Saturday at the Camelback Inn. The conference will feature breakout sessions, pharmaceutical vendors, as well as a variety of speakers. The keynote speaker will be Kady Helme, an artificial pancreas project participant. Helme will talk about her first-hand experience with… Read More →

Troon Reports $12.6 Million Raised for Charitable Causes

Troon,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing, is pleased to announce that charitable events and tournaments at Troon facilities throughout the United States raised more than $12,609,533 for charities in 2014. Through facility sales efforts, Team Troon national sales efforts and Troon charity programs like Troon Drives H.O.P.E., thousands of charitable… Read More →

Get charitable in style, among celebs at Posh Mommy event

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Fashion, football and good food.  These three things will come together this Friday, as ThePoshMommy.com will host Celebrate in Style, an event to mark the one-year anniversary of the online boutique.  Contributors to the event will donate proceeds to Face in the Mirror, a nonprofit organization that provides cancer patients with facials and massages during… Read More →

Michael Bay to host Big Game Big Give Super Bowl party

The 5th Annual Big Game Big Give Benefiting The Giving Back Fund, hosted by Alec Baldwin at Tribeca Rooftop on January 31, 2014 in New York City.

Michael Bay, blockbuster feature film producer/director, will co-host the Arizona edition of The Giving Back Fund’s Big Game Big Give, an event that ESPN The Magazine previously has called the “No. 1 Super Bowl Party of the Year,” Sat., Jan. 31, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. The event will be at the home of Matt Williams, former Arizona Diamondback and now the… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Drinking with purpose

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The holidays are all about fun, friends, family and of course some seasonal cocktails. Kelly’s at SouthBridge is offering its All That Glitters Eggnog Martini for $25. While the cost may seem steep, 100 percent of that is going to nonprofit Andrea’s Closet. The drink is made with homemade eggnog, Bacardi Rum, a splash of… Read More →

Biltmore’s Unleashed Holiday Gift Mart to benefit local animal shelter

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What has a wet nose, floppy ears and can brighten anyone’s day? One of the dozens of dogs kept at Arizona Animal Welfare League’s adoption facility! Adopting a dog can be the gift that keeps on giving, and pet-lovers and shopaholics can gather next weekend to support the shelters that care for thousands of homeless… Read More →

The Dish: Chef Eddie Matney’s braised beef short ribs

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Chef Eddie Matney, of Eddie’s House, is prepared to show the Valley’s most charitable residents how to put their money where there mouth is. Every year, local nonprofit Camp Soaring Eagle’s Annual Affair raises money for its year-round safe camp programs for seriously ill children and their families. It’s free for them to camp, and… Read More →

Platform Scottsdale hosts event for Valley women

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By Kendra Riley, Founder/Owner Dawning Public Relations Valley women, from the stay-at-home moms to businesswomen on the go, will be coming together on Thursday at ESCADA in Biltmore Fashion Park to ignite their inner rock stars with local women’s nonprofit Platform Scottsdale. This influential group of women will be hosting their second signature event of… Read More →

MDA’s annual Taste of the Town returns

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Hundreds of Valley foodies, wine enthusiasts and the culinary curious will gather under the stars for a night of music, dancing and delectable tastings during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 14th Annual Taste of the Town, Friday, Oct. 17 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Scottsdale Quarter. Emceed by KTVK’s April Warnecke and Mark McClune, the charitable evening… Read More →

PGA Star Tom Lehman to host Weekend Jetaway

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Tickets are now available for the 3rd Annual Weekend Jetaway presented by AXA Advisors Southwest, Aero Jet Services and Prisma, which will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., and will feature music, culinary creations from leading Valley chefs, cocktails, surprise “elevated” entertainers and casino games set in a… Read More →

TGen fundraising event moves to Scottsdale

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The 9th annual stepNout Run, Walk Dash, a major fundraising event for pancreatic cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is moving to the Scottsdale Sports Complex. More than 1,000 participants have attended stepNout in each of the past few years, and even more are expected to attend this year’s morning-long event on… Read More →

“Cooks & Chords” to raise funds for MS

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Cooks & Chords, an evening tasting chef-prepared dishes from Valley restaurants paired with just the right spirits and acoustic music to raise funds to find a cure for multiple sclerosis, is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Mayo Clinic, 13400 E. Shea Blvd. in Scottsdale. Cooks & Chords is sponsored by… Read More →

Ronan Thompson Foundation hosts third annual ‘Gold Party’

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The Ronan Thompson Foundation and W Scottsdale invite guests to the third annual “Gold Party” on Saturday, September 27 to benefit The Ronan Thompson Foundation. The event starts at 8:00 p.m. and is for guests 21 years and older. To purchase tickets, please visit wscottsdaletickets.com. To reflect the theme of the night, guests are encouraged… Read More →

Larry Fitzgerald, celebrities to serve diners at Dominick’s Steakhouse

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Arizona Cardinals’ Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Jr teams up with Scottsdale’s own Dominick’s Steakhouse to host the 6th Annual Fitz’s Supper Club, Celebrities at YOUR Service fundraiser on Monday, August 25th. Event proceeds will benefit The Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund which supports youth organizations throughout the country through resources and funding. Starting at 7… Read More →