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Barrow Grand Ball raises more than $4 Million

Cancer research

The Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation raised more than $4 million at the 2016 Barrow Grand Ball, hosted January 16 at the Arizona Biltmore. The announcement was made with a toast to the women who drove the success of the fundraiser—Board Chair Angela Melczer and ball Co-Chairs Sandy Hecomovich and Amy Thurston—among the company… Read More →

APS invested $10M in Arizona nonprofits in 2015

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APS announced, Monday, its 2015 community investment in Arizona, which totaled more than $10 million. This amount includes grants, sponsorships and in-kind donations from APS and the APS Foundation to nonprofit organizations and educators throughout the state. In addition, APS employees donated more than 123,000 hours in volunteer time to Arizona nonprofits, an economic impact… Read More →

Jonathan Lifshitz is lead scientist for CACTIS Foundation

Cancer research

The CACTIS Foundation appointed Jonathan Lifshitz, Ph.D. to serve as its Lead Scientist and Director of Research & Development where he will serve as the nonprofit’s scientific leader, fostering research and development opportunities. Lifshitz currently serves as the director of the Translational Neurotrauma Research Program in a joint venture through BARROW Neurological Institute at Phoenix… Read More →

Esperança announces new board member

Esperança

Esperança added Justin Niedzialek to the Phoenix-based nonprofit’s board of directors. Niedzialek is a member with The Cavanagh Law Firm.  He’ has practiced law for eight years and currently focuses on labor and employment law.  He also has experience with commercial litigation, bankruptcy, trustee’s sales, judicial foreclosures, creditor’s rights and land use/eminent domain. Esperança provides programs… Read More →

Esperança names new development director

Esperança

Esperança added McKenzie Simmons as the nonprofit’s development director, bringing 10 years of marketing, communications and fund development experience. “McKenzie is a great addition to our team, said James Hoyt, CEO of Esperança. “Her past experience will be valuable in her role overseeing our development and fundraising needs.” Simmons worked with with Girls Scouts- Arizona… Read More →

Adopt Technologies enhances nonprofit’s IT network

Adopt Technologies

Adopt Technologies, a cloud computing IT solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses,  partnered with Phoenix Rescue Mission to transition the local nonprofit’s in-house server infrastructure to a fully hosted and managed cloud platform. The system was fully migrated to Adopt Technologies’ hosted cloud platform in October, which resulted in an immediate performance improvement, marking… Read More →

VCA donates $189K to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children's Hospital

At the beginning of December, the Phoenix Children’s Hospital received over $189,000 worth of toys from Value Card Alliance, a no-cash marketplace for more than 36,000 businesses. Each month VCA picks a local charity to fundraise for, and this month Phoenix Children’s Hospital was picked. In the last five years, more than half a million… Read More →

Valley Partnership releases community project short-list

Courtesy of Valley Partnership

It doesn’t get any easier. The 2015 Valley Partnership Community Project planning process has officially begun. Sixteen grant applications were received, reviewed and ranked by hard-working committee members. The committee short listed the applications to four potential charity recipients. Juliana Norvell of Marc Taylor Inc., led the charge as the charity recipient liaison for the… Read More →

Sundt donates $60K to Phoenix nonprofits

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by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

Sundt Construction, Inc. and its employees recently reached a milestone in awarding grants through the Sundt Foundation. Since its inception in 1999, the Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in grants to community organizations in Arizona, Texas and California. In awarding the second quarter grants, Sundt surpassed the $6 million mark, which included grants… Read More →

Scottsdale Nonprofit Hosts Shape-Up Event for Kids and Families

Shape Up US, WEB

Thousands of Valley kids and families will enjoy a host of carnival activities, sports clinics, music and more at the Shape Up US Carnival on March 29 and 30 at WestWorld in Scottsdale. The event is hosted by Shape Up US, a Scottsdale nonprofit dedicating to fighting childhood obesity. The Carnival is scheduled from 10 a.m.… Read More →

Buck Truck Adds Substance to Food Drives

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by in Business News | Featured

Tempe, nonprofit, crowd-funding, grocery stores, farmers, donate perishable food items, Buck Truck, Tempe Leadership, United Food Bank, Mesa, Ed Baker, Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Lisa Pino, Arizona A Tempe-based nonprofit is utilizing the power of crowd-funding to enable grocery stores and farmers to donate perishable food items. Buck Truck, a project of this year’s Tempe… Read More →

McDowell Sonoran Preserve to close early July

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by in Play

Fire danger prompts restrictions and increased patrols – Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, to reduce the threat of wild fires during the Independence Day holiday. Summer temperatures dry out vegetation and create an extreme fire threat that can endanger lives, property and the Valley’s fragile desert. The availability… Read More →

12/12/12 Deals At Mane Attraction Salon

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by in Events | Style

One time only, on a day that happens only once every 100 years, Mane Attraction Salon in Phoenix is offering the following three specials: Book your next hair appointment for Wednesday, December 12 at Mane Attraction, and receive $12 off — whether it be a haircut, color or style. For those who haven’t booked an… Read More →

Ryan House announces new leadership

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by in Business News | Nonprofit

Ryan House, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that provides respite and palliative care to Arizona children facing life-threatening conditions and, as needed, end-of-life care, is pleased to announce a new Executive Director and Chairman of their Board of Directors.   The nonprofit recently selected Julie Bank as their new Executive Director and Matthew Winter has been appointed as… Read More →