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Thrill-seekers will rappel CityScape office tower

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

In an unconventional fundraising effort for Special Olympics Arizona, 160 thrill-seekers will rappel 27 stories in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s event is sure to soar to new heights with supporters such as Dallas Cowboys Announcer Kevin Ray. Sponsors CityScape Phoenix and RED Development host the… Read More →

Wells Fargo Arizona team members donate $3.4M to nonprofits


Wells Fargo & Company announced that its Arizona team members donated more than $3.4 million to nonprofit organizations and schools in Arizona as part of the company’s annual Community Support and United Way Campaign.  All donations were funded personally by team members. In addition to a 14 percent year-over-year increase in donations, the one-month campaign… Read More →

NJOY Raises More Than $70 Million


NJOY, the world’s leading independent electronic cigarette company, today announced that it has completed another successful private fundraising round attracting more than $70 million in capital. The round was led by Brookside Capital along with Morgan Stanley Investment Management, investing on behalf of mutual funds and other pooled vehicles for which it acts as investment… Read More →

Brenda Thomson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Brenda Thomson

Brenda Thomson – Executive director, Arizona Humanities Council Thomson, who joined the Arizona Humanities Council in 2010, has a background in executive management, fundraising, human resources, public speaking, community relations, and strategic planning. The Yale Law School graduate was director of The Center for Law Leadership and Management at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of… Read More →

Circle K Raises $5.3 Million for UCP of Central Arizona

Armando Contreras, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona
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 →

"Landfill Harmonic" Exceeds Fundraising Goal


Landfill Harmonic, a documentary produced by Scottsdale’s Alejandra Amarilla Nash that tells the moving story of The Recycled Orchestra exceeded its fundraising goal of $175,000 by nearly 23%. The Kickstarter campaign, which began March 29, raised a total of $214,129, to fund the completion of the film. Backed by nearly 5,000 people and organizations, Landfill… Read More →

The Business Of Running For President

Business Of Running For President
by in Infographics | Politics

Much like running a corporation, running for president is an expensive and time-consuming undertaking. Just like a corporation, a campaign involves employees, money management, public relations, advertising and the selling of a product or service. Which in this case is the person running for office. In this graphic, we take a look at just what… Read More →

Arpaio far ahead in fundraising in sheriff’s race

by in Business News | Politics

Republican Joe Arpaio remains the leader in fundraising in the race for Maricopa County sheriff. The Republican incumbent raised $457,000 from Aug. 9 through Sept. 17 and had $3.8 million in his re-election campaign fund at the end of the period. The campaign for Democrat Paul Penzone says it raised $138,000 during that period and… Read More →

Solari Hospice Foundation Names Muth As Executive Director


Solari Hospice Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides vital bereavement assistance to grieving children and families in the southwestern United States, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Muth as its first executive director. “We’re excited to have Jamie Muth at the helm of Solari Hospice Foundation as we strategically ramp up our educational and outreach efforts… Read More →

Desert Schools Honored For Community Service In Arizona

Desert Schools - community service and leadership award

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union, the largest not-for-profit membership-based financial institution in the state of Arizona, announced today that it has been selected by Toastmasters International and the organization’s District 3 Governor as the 2012 award recipient for community service and leadership for the state of Arizona. This is the first time Desert Schools has… Read More →

Fundraising Event – Help Turn Brown Lots In Phoenix Green

fundraising - turning dirt lots green

On Monday, May 21st from 5:30- 8:30pm hundreds of people who prefer beautiful views over dirt lots will gather for a fundraising event, Turning Brown Lots Green benefiting the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation. The Roosevelt Row CDC is a mostly volunteer organization that works to beautify and promote downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row neighborhood. Phoenix… Read More →