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Donation Drive-By: Human Services Campus Schedules Item-Collection Event on Saturday

The Human Services Campus has planned a Donation Drive-By from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 to collect much-needed items for...

Area Agency on Aging Responds to 257% Increase in Calls (8126)...

During the last nine days, the Area Agency on Aging’s professional staff has responded to 8,126 calls, 86 percent related to food, that have...
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Ryan House Shares Special Video Message to Commemorate Organization’s 10th Anniversary

Ryan House Shares Special Video Message to Commemorate Organization’s 10th AnniversaryCommunity Breakfast has been rescheduled to Friday, Aug. 28 at JW Marriott Camelback ResortLocal nonprofit...

Financial Impact of Coronavirus-Caused Cancelations, Restrictions on Nonprofits at $30 Million

An Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits survey of nonprofit organizations statewide showed that nearly 90% of the 364 respondents have been or expect to be...

New Partnership Lets Ronald McDonald House Charities® Continue Providing Evening Meals...

Families staying at the Valley’s three Ronald McDonald Houses will continue having evening meals prepared for them through a new relationship with NutritionOne supported...

Donor Group Provides Funds to Waive Payment Processing Fees for Arizona...

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 19, 2020): A group of donors has provided separate funding to the Alliance of Arizona...

Tempe Prep Robotics Wins Big at ASU BattleBots Competition

By Maya Kostov Do you know how ASU’s slogan is “#1 in Innovation”? Well Tempe Prep‘s High School Robotics team is soon going to give...

Esperança Receives $25,000 Grant from Thunderbirds Charities

(PHOENIX – March 16, 2020) – Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, is...

Early Giving for Arizona Gives Day Opens; Emergency Relief Fund for...

Early giving begins this week for donors participating in the eighth annual Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour statewide online fundraising event scheduled on Tuesday,...

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Goes Dark for Earth Hour-Property Kicks off Earth...

What:                         In an effort to bring awareness to climate change, Harrah’s Ak-                                      Chin Casino will join thousands of other businesses,                                                            organizations...

East Valley Women’s League Mardi Gras in the Desert Raises $230,000

More than 300 guests spent an evening celebrating the East Valley Women’s League and the programs the league supports, raising more than $230,000 at...

Cities Across Arizona Celebrating AmeriCorp Week

This week, cities across Arizona will join thousands of Americans nationwide in celebrating the valuable contributions of the AmeriCorps members who pledge to “get...

Esperança Establishes Arizona Global Development Network for Arizona-based Nonprofits

(PHOENIX – March 5, 2020) – Phoenix-based nonprofit, Esperança, has established the Arizona Global Development Network (AGDN) as a source for Arizona-based nonprofits working...

The Power of Storytelling – March 14 Workshop

Join Michelle Faust, founder of The Lemonade Legend and author of The Lemonade Stand for an afternoon of crafting your story and sharing it with others. At the end...

March is Red Light Running Awareness Month in AZ

Did you know March is “Red Light Running Awareness Month" in Arizona? Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed a proclamation with the input of local...

Kids in Focus to Unveil Powerful Photo Exhibit by At-Risk Kids...

Kids in Focus (KIF), a local nonprofit providing photography mentoring programs to at-risk kids, is hosting its 8th annual Exhibit Opening Reception 5:30 pm...

Local Credit Institution Raises $30,000 For The American Lung Association

TruWest® Credit Union is happy to announce it has raised over $30,000 for the American Lung Association in 2019 through in-branch fundraising efforts, member...

Esperança Finds Success in Nicaragua Visit

Due to an unstable sociopolitical climate, it had been almost two years since Esperança's last surgical visit to Nicaragua. After diligently monitoring Nicaragua’s political...

Esperança Collaborates with American Heart Association to Implement Heart Health Program

Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, has collaborated with the American Heart Association’s...

Family Fun Walk and Festival on Saturday, March 28

Join Southwest Human Development for their annual family fun walk and kids festival to benefit Arizona's young children with disabilities.Presented by the Arizona Coyotes...

Cesar Chavez High School Senior, Samia Ruiz, to be named Boys...

(PHOENIX, February 11, 2020) – Twelve teens who attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) will be honored...

Chrissy Sayare of TBC Inducted into Coveted Vogue100 Group

Chrissy Sayare of TBC Inducted into Coveted Vogue100 Group Exclusive arm of Vogue Magazine notoriously hard to get into Chrissy Sayare, co-founder and CEO of...

Red Dinner – Fundraising and Awareness Dinner for Red Means Stop...

Red DinnerDoes red light running make you see “RED”?  Red Means Stop Coalition is hosting a fundraising dinner on Wednesday, March 25th in Phoenix....
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VIDEO: JA’s Bottles for BizTown – February 21st

 JA Bottles For BizTown JA BizTown - 636 W Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282 February 21, 2020, 7-10PM https://www.jaaz.org/event/ja-bottles-biztown/ Wine Tasting | Craft Cocktail | Craft Beer |...

JA’s First Annual 4.01K Race for Fiancial Fitness

 JA 4.01K Race Mesa Riverview Park - 2100 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa, AZ, 85201 February 15, 2020 Mesa Riverview Park2100 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa, AZ,...

The Junior League of Phoenix Celebrates 85 Years with $85K Grant...

(Phoenix, Feb 3, 2020) — The Junior League of Phoenix is celebrating 85 years of service to the community with an $85,000 grant to...

Tempe Prep High School Open House Tonight! Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Subway Kids & Sports Surprises Two Lucky Students at Ironwood Elementary...

Subway Kids & Sports of Arizona, in partnership with Subway Restaurants of Arizona, Dasani Water, Shamrock Farms and The Be Kind People Project, recognized...

Tempe Prep Senior Receives Prestigious U.S. Coast Guard Academy Appointment and...

Congratulations to Tempe Prep Senior Josh Hudson for being offered an Appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a full...

Janet Napolitano to Receive Experience Matters’ Change Maker Award, Keynote Luncheon...

Former Arizona Governor, Secretary of Homeland Security and University of California President Janet Napolitano will receive the Change Maker Award at the 4thannual Experience...

Tempe Prep High School Information Night on Thursday, January 30 at...

Current 8th to 10th grade students and their families are invited to learn more about the exceptional education offered at Tempe Preparatory Academy at...

Tempe Prep’s Math Club Makes Computing Fun

By Clara Moffitt “Math is fun.” Though it sounds like a phrase you might sniffle out through muffled tears at 12:38 a.m. the morning...

Tempe Prep Students Named Semifinalists for U.S. State Department Scholarships to...

By Hannah Frazier How would you like to travel to a unique country over summer for free? The National Security Language Initiative for Youth is...

Tempe Prep Girls Basketball Honing Skills Under New Head Coach

By Annie GoodykoontzThe Tempe Prep’s Lady Knights Basketball team has a new coach this season.Coach Antonio McClary took over this year. This is his...
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19th ANNUAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL, LUNAFEST, COMING TO PHOENIX ON MARCH...

19th ANNUAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL, LUNAFEST, COMING TO PHOENIX ON MARCH 15   LUNAFEST is a fundraising film festival featuring seven short films by and about women.  WHAT:          LUNAFEST,...

Tempe Prep Sisters at Stanford and Berkeley

By Clara MoffittStanford vs. UC Berkeley: a rivalry that exists in the Bay, on the field and, for two Tempe Prep graduates, in the...

Kurt and Brenda Warner to Honor Luis Gonzalez at “Celebrity Game...

 Unique Fundraiser Returns to Support Treasure House for Young Adults with Developmental DisabilitiesFormer Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner and his wife Brenda have created one of the Valley’s...

Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe this Saturday, January 4 at...

By Violeta PanayotovaWe came, we saw, we ran! Although the high school cross country season is over, the Arizona community is ready to run...

Join the Arizona Girl Up 5K in Tempe on Saturday, January...

On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, the Arizona Girl Up Chapter is holding a 5K Fundraiser along the Tempe Canal to promote women’s health, safety,...

Dr. Raymond Sachs to Serve on Esperança Board of Directors

Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, has elected Dr. Raymond Sachs to serve...

Opportunities for Youth at Rio Salado College

Rio Salado College adult education locations are now full-service Opportunities for Youth (OFY) Reengagement Centers for 16-24 year-olds who need help going back to...

Mary Holman to Serve on Esperança Board of Directors

Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, has elected Mary Holman to serve on...

Plexus Worldwide® Donates 2,000 “Breast Chek™ Kits” to Esperança

Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®), a leading direct-selling health and wellness company focused on health and happiness, recently donated 2,000 of its Breast Chek Kits to...

Tempe Prep’s Summer of Leadership Service (SOLS) Inspires Community Involvement

By Grace Newman Here’s how to stand out and shine in your community: be a part of Tempe Prep’s hot new student-run community service program,...

Diversity In Scottsdale Is Changing

Diversity in cities has become a popular topic of debate. Scottsdale is attempting to make that debate positive by educating the public.  In the past...

Transgender woman fights for equality for all in LGBT community

After years of trials and tribulation, a transgender woman is living her most authentic life thanks to her family and the community that surrounds...

Purge-A-Palooza: Scottsdale’s Call to Action for Sustainability

            Purge-A-Palooza is an opportunity for members of the community to get rid of their hard to recycle items....

Learn Benefits of Clinical Trials at Free Local Event

 Valley residents can learn how to get involved with clinical medical trials on Dec. 5, 2019, at the inaugural Phoenix AWARE for All event....

Books and Toys Bring Holiday Cheer to Young Hospital Patients

Books and Toys Bring Holiday Cheer to Young Hospital Patients Fulton Homes and 99.9 KEZ are back for its 17th annual Books and Toys...

More Millennials Becoming Caregivers; National Family Caregivers Month Recognizes, Supports Them

            (PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 22, 2019): Millennials represent 1 in 4 family caregivers.  As important as their work is caring...

Meet Bob Wallace, MBA of WIH Resource Group in Scottsdale –...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Bob Wallace, MBA. Bob Wallace is the Founder and President of a successful consulting business, WIH Resource Group...

Sojourner Center Establishes Stuart Lazar Lifetime Ambassador Award

The award recognizes those who go above and beyond to support the Sojourner Center.   Sojourner Center recently honored long-time supporter and organization ambassador...

Native American Heritage Month: Young Adult Advocate

Pueblo High School graduate and current Arizona State University freshman, Lourdes Pereira, left a legacy that affected all Tucson Unified School District high schools...

ADE partners with March for Our Lives Arizona to create a...

The Arizona Department of Education initiated its School Safety Task Force on September 12, as an effort to focus on the betterment of mental...

Almost There Foster Care’s Third Annual Imagine: A Black and White...

Almost There Foster Care’s Third Annual Imagine: A Black and White Affair PHOENIX (November 18, 2019) — Almost There Foster Care celebrated their third annual...

Self-Empowered Wisdom 2020

Self-Empowered Wisdom 2020 - Imagine listening to Dr. Joe Dispenza, Gregg Braden, HeartMath CEO Dr. Deborah Rozman and the opening address with Kelley Alexander...

Experience Matters’ Encore Impact Award Nominations Are Open

Nominations are now open for Experience Matters’ Encore Impact Award to recognize a Maricopa County nonprofit or public agency addressing critical human resource needs...

Dr. Joe Dispenza in Sedona AZ

Join us in magical Sedona AZ for a full day with Dr. Joe Dispenza Friday, February 21, 2020 https://stellarproductionslive.com/tickets.html  "This is a time in history when it’s...

Tempe pays tribute to veterans with annual parade on Monday, Nov....

Tempe will continue its annual tradition of honoring all military veterans with a Veterans Day parade on Monday, Nov. 11. The parade will begin...

Tempe celebrates opening of new fire station with community open house

Tempe is celebrating the completion of Fire Medical Rescue Station 7 with an open house for the community. Get a sneak peek of the...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley Celebrate 42nd Annual...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley (BGCEV) celebrated the 42nd Annual Giving Great Futures Gala at The Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse...

Tempe homeless outreach specialist lauded for excellence

Kelly Denman, a homeless outreach specialist with the City of Tempe, has been honored with a statewide award for excellence for her dedication to...

Celebrating Champions for Youth Announces Winners in Tempe

Tempe Coalition’s third annual Celebrating Champions for Youth is honoring three outstanding adult community members and two youth for making a significant impact to...

INAUGURAL WARRIORS MTB FESTIVAL SUPPORTS VETERANS

Valley-based veterans adventure group Ride It Out MTB, in partnership with Spartan Rides andTrail Print Tees and Gear are hosting the inaugural Warriors MTB...

Credit Union Raising Funds for American Lung Association

More than 33 million Americans are affected by lung diseases, including asthma and COPD, with lung cancer being the highest cause of death. TruWest...

Community invited to preview innovative ideas to diminish isolation, loneliness in...

Tempe Community Council (TCC) will be hosting its first-ever Connector Award event 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Tempe Center for the...

Free Mammograms and Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser at Luci’s!

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in October and Luci’s Urban Concepts, has partnered with local nonprofit to raise funds for women battling breast...

Free Baby Shark Mini Show and Family Resource Fair Coming to...

The HeroZona Foundation and the American Legion Travis L. Williams Post 65’s third “Play It Forward for the Arts” program is coming to The...

Esperança Shipment Day: Volunteers Pack/Load Medical Supplies for Distribution in Nicaragua

Esperança staff along with 36 volunteers from across the Valley packed and loaded a 40-foot shipping container to send supplies to its trusted partner...

David Newstone Joins Esperança Board of Directors

Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, has elected David Newstone to its Board...

Silvia Alvarez to Serve on Esperança Board of Directors

Esperança, a Phoenix-based nonprofit whose mission is to improve health and restore hope both locally and globally, has elected Silvia Alvarez to serve on...

Almost There Foster Care presents The 3rd Annual Imagine: A Black...

What:  Join Almost There Foster Care for the 3rd Annual Imagine: A Black and White Affair Dress to impress in your black and white cocktail...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Breaks Ground on New Health and Social Services...

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe – State of Arizona Tribal Gaming Compact provides the opportunity for the Tribe to donate  12% of its annual contributions...

The Velvet Handcuffs Book – Hot off the Press!

The Velvet Handcuffs Breaking Free of Corporate America.  Authored by Bob Wallace, MBA  Overview This newly published book delivers meaningful and useful tools to break out...

Holiday Arts and Craft Fair

FREE HOLIDAY SHOPPING EVENT UNIQUE HANDCRAFTED GOODS LOCAL ARTISIANS & CRAFTS AWESOME VENDORS ALL IN ONE PLACE 9th Holiday ARTS & CRAFTS Fair Saturday, November 2nd  9am - 2pm Tempe...

Debbie Gaby Charities Hosts 9th Biennial Celebrity Golf Tournament

What:  Debbie Gaby Charities presents Getting into the Swing of Things - 9th Biennial Celebrity Golf Tournament When:  Monday, October 14 Registration time: 7:00AM Tee...

UNITED FOOD BANK INVITES COMMUNITY TO TAKE ACTION TO END HUNGER

Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month This September, United Food Bank, which serves all of the East Valley and eastern...

Kids in Focus Announce Billie Jo and Judd Herberger as Honorary...

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:                                                                                                                         Beth McRae                                                                                                                         The McRae Agency beth@mcraeagency.com 480-990-0282   Kids in Focus Announce Billie Jo and Judd Herberger as Honorary Chairs for its Nov. 7 Event Iconic...

Getting into the Swing of Things – 9th Biennial Celebrity Golf...

What:  Debbie Gaby Charities presents Getting into the Swing of Things - 9th Biennial Celebrity Golf Tournament When:  Monday, October 14 Registration time: 7:00AM Tee...

Locally Based Financial Institution Provides Scholarships for First-generation College Students

TruWest® Credit Union and Mesa Community College (MCC) are excited to announce their partnership to support success in higher education and financial literacy of...
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