Special Olympics Arizona Archives

Thunderbirds Charities awards more than $2.9M to 55 nonprofits

Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of the Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community – awarded more than $2.9 million in grants to 55 Valley charities during its spring funding cycle.  Most notably, Thunderbirds Charities granted $300,000 to UMOM New Day Centers, $250,000 to VOS YMCA,… Read More →

Burger Theory teams up with Special Olympics

Burger Theory
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Burger Theory is teaming up with the Law Enforcement Torch Run to host its Tip a Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics Arizona on Thursday, November 3rd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come out and join local law enforcement as they serve as guest waiters at Burger Theory to collect tips for Special Olympics Arizona. The Law Enforcement Torch Run hosts… Read More →

Fry’s raises $68K for Special Olympics Arizona

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

In an April campaign hosted by all 119 locations of Fry’s Food Stores in Arizona, residents were encouraged to round up their totals to the nearest dollar in support of Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ). Through this effort, Fry’s was able to raise more than $65,000, showing not only Fry’s continued support, but also Arizona’s immense… Read More →

Quarles & Brady attorney helps lead Special Olympics

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed Chair of the Grants, Corporate Sponsorships and In-Kind Donations Committee for the Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) Development Team. In this role, Funkhouser will focus on cultivating current relationships, as well… Read More →

Subway Restaurants join forces for fundraising campaign

Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) announced it has partnered with Subway Restaurants of Arizona – including every single local restaurant and local owner – on “You Share, We Share,” a campaign that encourages the community to get out and share their weekends with Subway restaurants, and the locally owned restaurants will share right back by donating… Read More →

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 →

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Announce Acquisitions

by in Business News

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Announces Avondale Store Acquisitions Three additions further solidify group’s commitment to Valley community. PHOENIX (April 1, 2013)- Larry H. Miller Dealerships has announced the acquisition of three Avondale stores: Avondale Chrysler, Jeep; Avondale Dodge, Ram; and Avondale Fiat, bringing the group’s commitment to providing increased options to customers in the Greater… Read More →