habitat for humanity Archives

Bank of America awards $190K in housing grants


The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced $190,000 in housing grants to 10 nonprofits serving the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. This investment will help improve access to affordable housing, preserve neighborhoods, provide financial education and coaching for future homeowners, and support organizations and initiatives that contribute to the success of local communities. The economic recession… Read More →

Six SRP employees honored for volunteer work


In recognition of the invaluable contribution of their time, efforts and expertise to their communities, six SRP employee volunteers were awarded the SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Award. The award recognizes employees and retirees who are leaders in volunteerism and who serve as excellent examples of the power of caring. “One of the truly remarkable aspects… Read More →

10 offices we’d love to work in

Habitat for Humanity
by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

How many offices can boast a 15-foot spinning Jumbotron, an entire room devoted to playing golf, a bat pole for riding between floors, a hidden kitchen for creative break times? We can think of at least one! From football fields to double-decker buses, these are the offices we’d love to work in — for at… Read More →

Nicole Kadyszewski joins Small Giants

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Nicole Kadyszewski has joined the Small Giants team as director of operations and recruiting, focusing on organizational management, process improvement and talent placement for marketing and business development professionals. With eight years of field experience in general contracting and real estate development, Kadyszewski is applying her project manager skills to orchestrate the team’s growing workload… Read More →

Davis Named Vice President of Pioneer Title Agency

Pioneer Title Agency announced it has appointed real estate veteran Tom Davis as its vice president. In his role, Davis will be responsible for collaborating with the leadership at Pioneer’s more than 50 offices statewide as well as working closely with the family-owned title agency’s area managers on operations, customer service, technology enhancements and marketing.… Read More →

Habitat for Humanity is built by volunteers

Reviving the Construction Industry

There are many good people in Arizona. Several weeks ago, a group of them stood in searing summer heat celebrating the completion of another Habitat for Humanity home-renovation project for a deserving family. We are often asked how we’re able to build or renovate homes during Arizona’s oppressive summer months and despite the economic challenges. … Read More →

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 →

Buddy Up: Social Workouts Can Keep You Active

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by in Shape

Buddy Up: Social Workouts Can Keep You Active It seems fitting that I follow up holiday eating with holiday fitness. For most of us, this is about balancing family and friends with exercise. If we start before the New Year begins, the extra effort will motivate us well into warm-weather vacation time. What truly matters… Read More →

Dynamic Duo Doing Good For Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Scottsdale

E.J. and Jen Hughes, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
by in Connections | Events

E.J. Hughes is a “middle kid.” “Actually, I am the oldest of two, but I am definitely what you call a ‘middle,’ ” Hughes says. To Hughes, a “middle kid” is neither the top 10 percent of kids who always overachieve, nor the bottom 10 percent of kids who are always in trouble. Both of… Read More →

Mutual of Omaha Buys Mortgages to Support Habitat Mission

by in Business News | Finance

A growing number of families in central Arizona now have access to affordable housing, thanks in part to a unique arrangement between Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (HFHCAZ) and Mutual of Omaha Bank. Mutual of Omaha Bank recently purchased more than two dozen non-interest bearing mortgages originated by Habitat for Humanity, totaling approximately $740,000. HFHCAZ… Read More →

Arizona Bankers Association Impacts State’s Economy, Communities

Arizona Bankers Association, Bankers Give Back - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Finance

Arizona Bankers Association Impacts State’s Economy, Communities Bank of Arizona President Ryan Suchala recognizes the importance of community. “This is where we live, work and play and in many cases the city where we are shaping our families,” Suchala says. “As a father of three I give my time to better our community because this… Read More →