Arizona Gives Day 2022 Raises $6 Million for Nonprofits Statewide

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 13, 2022): Arizona Gives Day 2022 raised more than $6 million for nearly 1,000 nonprofit organizations across the state during the...

VISIT MESA LAUNCHES DEALS PASSPORT IN TIME FOR SUMMER VACATION

New Discount Finder Kicks Off National Travel & Tourism Week, May 1 - 7.www.VisitMesaDeals.com April 26, 2022 — MESA, Ariz. — Visitors and locals can...

Bashas’ Announces EBT SNAP Online Acceptance for Same-Day Grocery Delivery and...

Shoppers looking for accessibility and convenience have a new option for their grocery purchases. Bashas’ more than 100 grocery stores across Arizona are now...

Bashas’ Invites Arizonans to Get Nostalgic to Celebrate its 90th Anniversary

As it prepares to officially celebrate 90 years of serving Arizona later this year, Bashas’ is inviting Arizonans across the state to look back...

Education Forward Arizona and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Partnership Expands to Support 200...

The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently announced an investment of $6 million to increase access to higher education for Native American students as part of an...

Bashas’ Brings the Carnival to Town for This Year’s Donut Flavor...

Vivid fluorescent lights, childlike squeals of delight, and an unmistakable aroma of sunshine, machine oil, and sweet, sticky indulgences. These are sights, sounds, and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Holds Free Medicare Information Sessions

Healthcare needs can radically change as people age, which makes having a keen understanding of Medicare options vital. With more options than ever before,...

Early Giving for Arizona Gives Day is Now Open

Even though Arizona Gives Day officially begins April 5, early donations can start now at AzGives.organd count towards a nonprofit’s fundraising total for the event.  More than...

18th Annual Native American Indian Disability Summit is April 1

The 18th annual Native American Indian Disability Summit, under the theme “Gathering Native Voices to Build Strength Through Unity,” is Friday, April 1 from 8...

Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Receives Fellowship Award

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust selected Cancer Support Community Arizona CEO Debbie DiCarlo as a recipient of one of its nine Piper Fellowship award...

Holidays Mark Ideal Time to Check on Well-Being of Seniors in...

With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, the holidays are an especially good time to check on the well-being of aging...

Raley’s Completes Purchase of the Bashas’ Company

Raley’s has announced the completion of the Bashas’ acquisition.  As previously shared, Raley’s had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all the assets...

12 Different Ways to Help Local Families Facing Cancer This Holiday...

While there are many different local nonprofits to choose from and give back to this holiday season, a local nonprofit with a small but...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Grants More than $395,370 to...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Mobilize AZ initiative has awarded grants to seven local community organizations, providing funding to help combat diabetes and...

Arizona Nonprofits Cautious About Returning to In-Person Activities

          Nonprofits across Arizona, still reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are assessing and implementing strategies about how...

Registration, Re-Enrollment Opens for Arizona Gives Day 2022

Coming off a record-breaking outcome in 2021 when Arizona Gives Day raised $7.1 million for nonprofits across the state, registration and re-enrollment opens Nov....

F. Francis and Dionne Najafi of Pivotal Foundation Award Ballet Arizona...

Ballet Arizona is thrilled to announce it recently received a multi-year gift in the amount of $500,000 from Mr. F. Francis & Mrs. Dionne...

ASU SHOWCASES K-12 OPTIONS DESIGNED TO MAXIMIZE STUDENT LEARNING

School choice has never been a hotter topic, especially as parents and students navigate the broad range of choices available to find the right-sized...

Registration for Arizona Gives Day 2022 Opens Nov. 1

Coming off a record-breaking outcome in 2021 when Arizona Gives Day raised $7.1 million for nonprofits across the state, registration and re-enrollment opens Nov....

No-cost Bathroom Remodels for Disabled Veterans, Thanks to Lesser-known Grant Program

No-cost Bathroom Remodels for Disabled Veterans, Thanks to Lesser-known Grant Program  During the global pandemic, many people opted to move elderly and disabled family members out of nursing homes and...

Final Title X (ten) Family Planning Rule Lifts Harmful Restrictions, Puts...

 The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has released its final rule for the Title X program, rescinding Trump-era restrictions and putting...

CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY ARIZONA HOSTS 18TH ANNUAL OUTDOOR PORCH PARTY GALA

Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ), the state’s only nonprofit that delivers free support services, programming, and resources to individuals impacted by any cancer at...

FIFTH-ANNUAL KIERLAND POP CELEBRATION TO TAKE PLACE OUTDOORS FROM NOV. 5-7...

Weekend-long celebration to feature more than 50 socially distanced arts experiences along with food, wine, cocktails, live music and entertainment, shopping, staycation opportunities, an...

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Schedules Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) Training Sessions

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits has scheduled a series of expert speakers focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. These events...

‘The Nutcracker’ Brings Magic to the Holidays with Enhanced Experiences

PHOENIX – Get ready for visions of sugar plums, mouse kings and sparkling Swarovski crystals. Ballet Arizona is proud to announce its 36th year...

Arizona Theatre Company Kickstarts the Holiday Season with New Show

PHOENIX – Arizona Theatre Company celebrates the holiday season with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Nov. 6 through Dec. 4 in Tucson, Ariz., and...

Cancer Support Community Arizona to Host Free Virtual Workshop

What is going to happen when I am gone? It is a question no one wants to think about. Yet it is something that...

BASHAS’ FAMILY-FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS IN STORES OCT. 30

Kids Invited to Trick-or-Treat at the Different Grocery Store Departments & Decorate Their Own Halloween Cake or Cookie (on site or at home) Arizona families...

ASU Prep Digital Helps Schools to Reduce Student Learning Loss Due...

After powering through a year or more of remote and hybrid learning due to COVID, a significant share of traditional school districts are returning...

22nd Urban Fruit Tree Program Launching September 11

The Urban Farm to Host Food Resiliency & Education Project  (PHOENIX) – The Urban Farm is excited to announce the launch of the 22nd...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Announces New General Manager

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona recently appointed Joe Greenberg as the new General Manager of its Commercial Business Segment.In his role, Greenberg will...

Single Tickets on Sale Aug. 31 for Arizona Theatre Company’s 54th...

Single tickets for Arizona Theatre Company’s (ATC) 54th season will go on sale Aug. 31. Subscriptions, including six-play packages and flex passes, where you...

Millionaire Mastermind Academy and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Hosting...

The Millionaire Mastermind Academy and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host the free United Diversity Business Summit on Sept. 15 from...

Mesquite Fresh Street Mex Opening Eighth Arizona Location

Mesquite Fresh Street Mex, the rapidly expanding concept specializing in inventive and modern Mexican cuisine, is opening the eighth Arizona location for the family-owned...

ASU Prep Digital Partnerships with Utah Schools Provide Model for Expanding...

Education changes lives. Yet for a multitude of reasons, not all students have equal access to quality learning. It is a challenge that former...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona to Award $400,000 in Grants...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) will grant $400,000 to local organizations to help reverse the diabetes trend and its impact on Arizonans....

Arizonans Invited to Add Heat to Their Meals with #HatchAtHomeAZ Recipe...

As Arizonans begin counting down the days to cooler weather, Food City and Bashas’ supermarkets, together with Blue Clover Distillery and Mark Tarbell, look...

Local Streaming Platform Brings International Rugby Games to New Audiences

The Wynn Network, an Arizona based on demand streaming platform, is partnering with Sarlat Rugby to present rugby, one of the fastest growing sports...

SCOTTSDALE FASHION SQUARE GETS BACK 2 COOL FOR SCHOOL ON AUG....

Fashion Shows Featuring Hottest Styles Set Stage Against FORD/Robert Black Agency Open Call and Selfie WRLD Instagram Experience to Help Kids Put Their Best...

Bashas’ Family of Stores Hiring Events Across the State: Saturday July...

BASHAS’ FAMILY OF STORES HOLDS POP-UP HIRING EVENTS ACROSS THE STATE THIS SATURDAY, JULY 24, AT EVERY ONE OF ITS 114 GROCERY STORES &...

Ability360: Reconsider Decision Denying Paralympic Athlete’s Personal Care Attendant to Attend...

Ability360 is deeply concerned over the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s (USOPC) decision to deny Becca Meyers’ request to have her mother accompany...

Aunt Rita’s Foundation Has 3 Big Upcoming Events

           Aunt Rita’s Foundation, whose mission is to end HIV in all Arizona communities among every demographic at a time...

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNERWhether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...

Homeless Advocate Ash Uss Launches “From the Ground Up” To Help...

Homeless advocate Ash Uss, who experienced first-hand the challenges of not having housing and later became a tremendous resource about homelessness through her years...

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Praises New Budget Boosting Arizona’s Charitable Tax...

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits is praising Gov. Doug Ducey and legislators for including legislation that encourages charitable giving in the recently enacted budget.            “Even...

Summer Heat Can Lead to Dehydration, Medical Issues

Make the right beverage choice to stay properly hydrated all summer long Jigsaw Health, a family-owned and operated vitamin and supplement company in North Scottsdale,...

Local Cancer Nonprofit Celebrates Community Aid Post-Pandemic

PHOENIX – The Singletons is honoring its community partners and aid throughout the past year while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. It is because of...

Early Bird Registration Opens for Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Virtual Conference

PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 9, 2021): Early-bird registration has opened for the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofit’s 2021 Engage Conference featuring four half-days of virtual programming throughout August...

13 Arizona kids and grown-ups named as finalists in Bashas’ annual...

The votes are tallied, and five kids, five grown-ups, and three Bashas’ Family of Stores members (employees) are finalists in this year’s Donut Flavor...

Dave Pratt’s Star Worldwide Networks Launches Arizona’s First Pro Video Podcast...

Star Worldwide Networks is the entertainment hub for Arizona’s first pro video podcast set featuring four state-of-the-art cameras and five modernized audio microphones. The...

Podcasts Tackle State’s Teacher Shortage

What Can Save Students From An Education Cliff?   Hear Arizona and Rio Salado College have teamed up, with support from the F2 Family Foundation and...
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Artificial Intelligence Software Companies Partner for Comprehensive Student Protection

Gnosis IQ, an Arizona-based artificial intelligence (AI) software company that predicts and tracks student success, recently announced a strategic partnership with Bark Technologies, the...
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Ballet Arizona Announces Free Digital Performance and Awards Celebration

Ballet Arizona introduces Set the Stage: BALANCHINE, a one-hour production that invites viewers to celebrate the perseverance of the Ballet Arizona family over the...

Havasupai Tribe, Among Others, to Benefit from Enhanced Tribal Gaming Compact

(HAVASUPAI RESERVATION, Ariz., April 16, 2021) The Arizona State Senate this week passed HB 2772 (fantasy sports betting; event wagering) by a vote of 23-6....
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Phoenix Holocaust Association, Arizona Jewish Historical Society Offer Holocaust Education/Awareness Programs...

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – April 14, 2021) Arizona’s Holocaust survivors and their descendants have long volunteered to share their personal stories with members of the community. ...
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New Movie About Mental Health in the Black Community Launches on...

The Wynn Network, an Arizona based 24/7 streaming platform with inspirational content for the whole family, is releasing “John Wynn’s Playhouse” for download on...
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Scottsdale Fashion Square Details Recent Successes & Continues to Evolve to...

After a multi-year redevelopment that set the bar for luxury retailing, Scottsdale Fashion Square, part of the Macerich (NYSE:MAC) portfolio of one-of-a-kind retail properties...
More than 89,000 Arizonans Could Be Newly Eligible for Greater Health Insurance Subsidy

More than 89,000 Arizonans Could be Newly Eligible for Greater Health...

The subsidy expansion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 could allow more than 89,000 uninsured Arizonans to be eligible for health insurance...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Hosts Virtual Career Fair to Fill...

WHAT:  Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a nonprofit organization                                   that provides compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental                                   health services, is...
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Fasturtle Partners with Marketing 360 to Bring Power of the Marketing...

(PHOENIX – March 10, 2021) – Marketing 360® and Phoenix’s own Fasturtle® today announced a partnership that will bring the power of the Marketing...
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Financial Institutions Provide $50,000 Towards Pandemic Lung Health Initiatives

Responding to the need for lifesaving research and education to help put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, TruWest Credit Union and the Federal...
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Ballet Arizona Returns to the Stage to Present World Premiere of...

Ballet Arizona will present The Four Seasons, a journey through winter, spring, summer and fall in movement, May 18 to June 5 at Desert...
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Ballet Arizona’s Contemporary Council Hosts Virtual Cocktail Workshop

Ballet Arizona dancers, along with Matt Farrow and Kaylee Needley, owners of Iconic Cocktail Co., are hosting a virtual lesson on how to put...
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The School of Ballet Arizona Summer Intensive Auditions Now Open

The School of Ballet Arizona is welcoming ballet students from the Valley and beyond to participate in its summer intensive program. The upper division...
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FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER

FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOL IS BEST FOR YOUR K-12 LEARNER   Whether it is online learning, in-person learning or a combination of both, students (and their...
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UNMET Jobs Launches across Arizona for Employers and Job Seekers; Month-Long...

UNMET Jobs, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), is hosting a virtual, month-long hiring event for both employers and jobseekers across the...
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Tooth Fairy Giving Reaches an All-time High

Got a fiver for that tooth? According to a new survey from Delta Dental of Arizona, the Tooth Fairy does! Findings from Delta Dental’s...
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Arizona schools won’t receive letter grades this year because of pandemic

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Monday that will suspend the use of a letter grade system for schools statewide, due to...
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Local Tech Start Up Launches Only Free Social Media Monitoring Tool...

With data revealing over 85% of preteens in the U.S. are social media users, Cyber Dive, a progressive tech startup has designed a free...
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Arizona Association for Economic Development to Host Career Enriching Course

(PHOENIX – Feb. 5, 2021) – The Arizona Basic Economic Development Course (BEDC), hosted by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED), will take...
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New Student Behavior Prediction Software Launches in Arizona Schools

Gnosis IQ is an artificial intelligence software that predicts students’ future performance while providing students, parents, teachers, and administration the ability to intervene and help...
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Phoenix Holocaust Association Launches Creative Arts Contest; Students Statewide Encouraged to...

(PHOENIX—Jan. 28, 2021) -- Arizona’s 7th-12th graders are encouraged to submit original creative work to Phoenix Holocaust Association’s (PHA) Writing and Arts Contest. Contest categories include writing,...
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Ballet Arizona Partners with Goodmans Interior Structures for TikTok Challenge

Get ready to be inspired by the energy of Ballet Arizona’s talent! Ballet Arizona and Goodmans Interior Structures have partnered for the ENERGY TikTok Challenge. Five winners...
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Local Interior Designers Connect with Homeowners to Upgrade Personal Spaces

Updating and redesigning your home can bring incredible results but getting to the end of the project or remodel can be challenging. Working with...
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Sanctuary Bail Bonds Celebrates 10 Years of Excellent Customer Service

In 2010, Tom Cerino and Randy Feldman founded Sanctuary Bail Bonds while working within the restaurant/hospitality industry. Friends and business partners for several years,...
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Waymo Drops the Term “Self-Driving”

From the Waymo Blog:Last year was a big one for us - we raised our first external investment round, we rolled out the 5th...
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TruWest® Credit Union Raises $55,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

TruWest Credit Union,  donated $55,000 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, through a fundraising 50/50 raffle and “Casual for a Cause” staff donation...
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Bisbee or Bust!

Being 25 y/o and having grown up in Phoenix, AZ my whole life, it can get repetitive going to the same cities across your...
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TruWest® Credit Union Releases Voice Authentication for Better Service and Security

TruWest Credit Union is excited to launch Voice ID, powered by Illuma Shield, a voice authentication and fraud prevention platform from Illuma Labs, to...
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Tempe Diablos Host Crucial Blood Drive

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise again, many Valley healthcare facilities are overwhelmed with patients and need all the support they can get. A...