homeless Archives

Networking with a cause

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Last fall, Rachel Luttrell was standing in front of a grill at a Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) campus in the midst of monsoon season. She was volunteering at one of NAIOP’s Dream Team barbecues that fed more than 10,000 homeless individuals last year. The grills were having a hard time staying lit, and she… Read More →

Summer Heat Relief Campaign Kicks off May 1

heat relief network - hot sun
by in Featured | Nonprofit

Scorching temperatures are a health hazard to the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins, and one non-profit organization is mobilizing to prevent heat-related deaths and illnesses among this vulnerable, growing population. Phoenix Rescue Mission is partnering with several municipalities and businesses to launch its new “Code Red: Summer Heat Relief Campaign” on Wed., May 1. While… Read More →

RAMARK, UMOM New Day Centers Help People get Jobs in Phoenix

by in Business News | Careers | Workforce

As many as 25,000 individuals in Arizona were homeless over the past year, many due to a recent job loss. Yet six out of 10 adults living at UMOM New Day Centers for low-income and homeless families don’t have a high school diploma or GED, or the skills needed to find a job in today’s… Read More →

Sundt Construction To Donate 150K Bottles Of Water To Thirst Aid Drive

Sundt water bottles
by in Business News | Construction

Sundt Construction Company, with the help from its subcontractors and suppliers, will lead off the 2012 Thirst Aid Water Drive on May 11 by delivering 150,000 bottles of water by semi-truck to St. Joseph the Worker, a Human Service Campus Agency. As temperatures rise, employees from Sundt’s corporate headquarters in Tempe are once again gearing… Read More →