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‘NotMYkid’ hires new program director

Kristen Polin
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NotMYkid, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring positive life choices by educating individuals and communities about the consequences of destructive youth behaviors, has hired Kristen Polin as program director. Kristen joins the leadership team and will oversee the development and implementation of new and existing community and school-based programs throughout Arizona and new communities across the country. Kristen has over… Read More →

Catholic Charities adds board members

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Catholic Charities is proud to welcome Angela Ducey and Mark Weber to the Board of Directors. Jim LaBrie is stepping up to be board chair after seven years on the Board of Directors. Angela Ducey, a native of Arizona, is a co-owner of a small retail design store in Scottsdale, Ariz. Her previous work experience… Read More →

NotMYkid unveils new donor giving tree

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Peggy Baze, notmykid board member and founder of Artful Giving, another local nonprofit recently partnered with Tony Gibson, a local artist and donor to create a beautiful Giving Tree at notMYkid’s corporate office in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The new mural is located at 5230 East Shea Blvd., Suite 100 Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Notmykid recognizes the importance… Read More →

Karrin Taylor joins board of notMYkid

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Scottsdale-based notMYkid (pronounced: Not My Kid), a  nationally focused non-profit organization focused on empowering and educating youth, families and communities with knowledge and courage to identify and prevent negative youth behavior, announced Karrin Taylor has joined its Board of Directors.  “We’re thrilled that Ms. Taylor has joined the Board of Directors for notMYkid and that… Read More →

Peggy Baze joins board of notMYkid

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Scottsdale-based notMYkid, a  nationally focused non-profit organization focused on empowering and educating youth, families and communities with knowledge and courage to identify and prevent negative youth behavior, proudly announced that prominent artist and former Circle Roads Companies Executive Peggy Baze has joined its Board of Directors.  “We’re thrilled that Ms. Baze has joined the Board of Directors… Read More →

notMYkid presents Young Philanthropist Award

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The bullying began in fourth grade, and grew in the coming years to include verbal, social and cyber bullying. Hailey tried to handle it on her own by keeping everything bottled up inside, but that didn’t work. She tried to stand up for herself, but the voice inside herself told her she wasn’t good enough… Read More →

Aimee Runyon named CEO for notMYkid

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Scottsdale-based notMYkid, a nationally focused non-profit organization focused on empowering and educating youth, families and communities with knowledge and courage to identify and prevent negative youth behavior, announced Aimee J. Runyon as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Runyon has 22 years of experience in nonprofit management, most recently serving as the 1st Executive Director… Read More →

Support Local on Arizona Gives Day

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Every single resident in Scottsdale and beyond (this means you!) is being asked to do one simple thing today – give. Why? “On March 20, all Arizonans will be asked to participate in the first-ever Arizona Gives Day,” said Patrick McWhortor, president and CEO of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, who helped to develop the… Read More →