Foundation for Blind Children Archives

What makes the Foundation for Blind Children a Project to Know?

Foundation for Blind Children
by in AZRE Magazine

Some people don’t know the Foundation for Blind Children exists in North Phoenix despite being one of the largest preschools in the country, which motived the construction project to make itself more visible to the public. March Ashton, CEO of FBC, was looking for a “wow factor” and SmithGroupJJR delivered. “Two years ago, I approached… Read More →

Sundt Foundation awards $58k in grants to 21 nonprofits

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Sundt Construction, Inc.‘s Phoenix employees have selected 21 local nonprofit organizations to receive Sundt Foundation grants totaling $58,500 for this quarter. The Sundt Foundation was established by Sundt in 1999 to give its employee-owners a means of giving back to their communities. It provides financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged… Read More →

Thunderbirds eclipse $100 million in charitable giving

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Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, will hand out $9,060,731 to local charities through proceeds raised from the 2015 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Danny Calihan announced at the Foundation for Blind Children. This is the highest single-year charitable donation in tournament history, helping to reach a historic milestone of more than $100 million that… Read More →

Project News


➤ THE NEW SCHOOL Kitchell, Haydon Building Corp. and SmithGroupJJR have broken ground on a new building for the Foundation for Blind Children’s Phoenix campus. The 36,600 SF single-story building will replace several outdated facilities planned for demolition. Its main campus will continue to serve adults who are visually impaired. ➤ WHERE THE ‘BELL’ TOLLS… Read More →

D-Backs CEO earns Goldwater award

Evening on the Diamond Presented by University of Phoenix
by in Business News | Sports

Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall has been named the 2012 recipient of the Goldwater Community Service Award and will be honored at the 29th Noche de Gourmet Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the Wrigley Mansion. The Goldwater Community Service Awards, presented by the Active 20-30 Club of Phoenix, honors a community leader with… Read More →