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Bashas’ Names C4 Foundation the Winner of $50,000 Donation in Charity...

Culminating its weeks-long Community Choice Charity Challenge, Bashas’ named C4 Foundation the grand prize winner of a $50,000 donation during a special event at...

LeTip of Superstition/Gateway Packs Meals for Feed My Starving Children

Members of LeTip of Superstition/Gateway gathered on September 1, 2022 at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) located in Mesa Fiesta Power Center to pack...

Bashas’ to Donate $50,000 to a Lucky Nonprofit Sept. 23

Supermarket chain will announce which one charity (out of 10 finalists) received the most online votes from the community; Trey Basha will present that...

Kierland OktoberWest Festival to Take Place Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022

 Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet as The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale will soon host its inaugural OktoberWest Festival,...

Downtown Tempe Plans Sunday Fun-Days to Kick off Fall-O-Ween

It’s sure to be a fun-filled fall with the return of several popular family-friendly fun events in Downtown Tempe. Favorites like the Second Sundays...

Impact Gymnastics Academy Hosts Second Annual “Make an Impact” Invitational this...

Proceeds Raised Benefit the United School for Autism in ScottsdaleWatch future Olympians and competitive gymnasts hit the mats at the second annual Make an...

Optima Medical Welcomes New Physician Assistant to Sierra Vista Office

Optima Medical, Arizona’s leading primary care provider, announces Anna Inserra, PAI-C, has joined its team to deliver personalized healthcare in the southwestern region of...

Construction Trades Program for Kids Needs Volunteers

TradeUp!, a Phoenix nonprofit dedicated to empowering children through hands-on learning in the construction trades, is seeking parents, educators, and professionals in the skilled...

Food City Spices Things Up for Hatch Green Chile Season

 While many of us cannot wait for cooler temperatures to arrive, it is about to get a lot hotter throughout the state due to...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation opens grant application window,...

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement announced today that it has opened its discretionary grant application window...

Bashas’ launches a 90-day celebration for its 90th anniversary

Bashas’ will begin a 90-day celebration this month to commemorate its 90th anniversary. From grocery card giveaways and an attempt to break a GUINNESS...

Two New Early Childhood Enrollment and Resource Centers Celebrate Grand Opening...

The doors are about to open on two critical new community centers created to help an underserved area of the community improve access to...

Creighton Academy Enrollment and Resource Center Celebrates Grand Opening and Open...

The doors are about to open on a critical new community resource created to help an underserved area of the community improve access to...

FirstBank Aims to Plant 50,000 Trees for Second Consecutive Year

For every Bloom Package opened between Jun. 1 and Aug. 31, FirstBank will plant five trees with reforestation nonprofit, One Tree Planted Phoenix, AZ., ...

FirstBank Maintains Robust Growth at the Start of 2022

FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” announced its 2022 first quarter summary of the...

The Partnership of Economic Innovations Adds Grace O’Sullivan of ASU to...

O’Sullivan to offer expertise in formulating strategic public-private partnershipsThe Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI), a passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to...

Tempe Prep Celebrates 25 Years with Founders Week Events

Tempe Preparatory Academy has so much to celebrate this year! The 2021-22 school year marks Tempe Prep’s 25th year of educating students from all...

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,...

State’s Oldest Deli Wants to Make Someone’s Super Hero Dreams Come...

In celebration of its 73rd anniversary, Miracle Mile Deli is donating a portion of its proceeds on Tuesday, May 10th to the Colten Cowell Foundation, to...

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...

YellowBird Adds Megan Trummel as Vice President of Marketing

Phoenix startup YellowBird, a gig-economy marketplace connecting environmental, health, and safety professionals to related jobs, recently announced that Megan Trummel has joined their team as...

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...

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...

Save the Date for TOUCH A TRUCK – FEB 5, 2022

SAVE THE DATE!Touch A Truck for Camp PatrickSaturday, Feb 5, 2022North Phoenix Baptist Church Parking Lot5757 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 850129am-2pm Bring your family...

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...

Victor Avila Named Development Director at Aunt Rita’s Foundation

            Victor Avila, who had been with Phoenix Pride since 2016, most recently as Development Manager, has been named...

“Getting Hired for the Greater Good” Hiring Event is Nov. 20

            A wide range of jobs – from administrative roles to positions for specialized services, both full and part-time...

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....

Ability360, Guild Mortgage Join Social Network Television (STN) to Promote Diversity,...

In a continuing effort to promote and support diversity and inclusion initiatives in Arizona, Guild Mortgage Company has become the presenting sponsor of biweekly...

Valley Man’s Biz is Helping Valley Veterans Live a Safer and...

During the global pandemic, many people opted to move elderly and disabled family members out of nursing homes and assisted living facilities to mitigate the chance of contracting...

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....

Serrano’s Hosts ‘Pink Out’ Event in Memory of Stephanie Serrano

By Theresa Serrano-Keel, Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants  October marks a significant occasion for my family as my sister, Stephanie Serrano, lost her six-year battle to breast...

Phoenix auto repair shop owner is an inspiring success and celebrates...

October is Spina Bifida Awareness MonthMARTIN'S AUTO REPAIR is celebrating 50 years on October 28th from 11:30 am-1:30 pm with grilled food, live music, and...

November 13 Gala Celebrates 80th Anniversary British Flying Training School in...

Eighty years ago, Mesa, Arizona opened a World War II hanger and U.S. Air Force Base with the sole intention to train British pilots. This international...

Visit Mesa Launches Aira, Guided Visual Interpretation Services for Visitors and...

New App-Based Resource One of Several Tech Tools to Aid Travelers with Enhanced Mobility in Mesa As part of Visit Mesa’s ongoing mission to ensure...

Local Wealth Advisory Practice Donates More Than $30,000 to Valley Charities

Silver Lining Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC. in Scottsdale, announced today they are donating over $30,000 to...

Serrano’s October Specials Support Local Breast Cancer Nonprofit

Serrano’s October Specials Support Local Breast Cancer NonprofitRestaurants to Host ‘Pink Out’ in Memory of Stephanie Serrano on Oct. 16 CHANDLER, Ariz. (Oct. 4, 2021)...

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation Pays Off the Mortgages on the...

Arizona families are 2 of 50 to have mortgages paid in full by Tunnel to Towers  The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is honored to announce...

Valley Organist Wins National Award

Brett Valliant of Organ Stop Pizza Honored as Organist of the Year   (Sept. 30, 2021 – Mesa, Ariz.) Brett Valliant, resident organist at the state’s oldest pizza restaurant, Organ...

‘Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week’ to spotlight free support line...

Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest early childhood development nonprofit, will host the inaugural “Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week” Oct. 11-16, 2021, to spotlight the...

Brighter Way Institute Celebrates 20 Years; Oct. 1 Event Honors Founder,...

 BRIGHTER WAY INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 20 YEARS PROVIDING DENTAL AND ORAL HEALTH CARE TO THE MOST OVERLOOKED AND UNDERSERVED$183 Million In Services to 158,000 Patients;...

Jill Foley, CPA, Elected to Arizona Family Health Partnership Board of...

Jill P. Foley, CPA, managing partner at Four Leaf Financial and Accounting, PLLC, has been elected to the Arizona Family Health Partnership board of...

Invest in Black-Owned Businesses by Supporting Their Passions

Invest in Black-Owned Businesses by Supporting Their Passions  As a Black business owner, I know the value of bringing more visibility and support toward Black-owned...

How Do You Compare? Consumer Survey Reveals Most Commonly Delayed Car...

How Do You Compare?Consumer Survey Reveals Most Commonly Delayed Car Repairs And Costs (PHOENIX) – When it comes to vehicle maintenance, three out of four...

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...

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...

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...

Corina Yeh-Hilliard Named Events and Marketing Manager at Alliance of Arizona...

Corina Yeh-Hilliard has been named Events and Marketing Manager at the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.            Yeh-Hilliard, who will be based in Tucson, will oversee in-person...

PRESS CONFERENCE: New Child Tax Credit Information and Benefits for our...

Thousands of Arizona families are at risk of losing out on up to $3,600 per child in payments that will start arriving monthly on July...

5 Catholic Charities Executives Named to 2021 Sun Devil 100 Class

Five executives from Catholic Charities Community Services have been named to the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2021. ASU Alumni from Catholic Charities in this...

What Causes Bloating, Weight Gain and How Can We Stop It?

One of the most common complaints seen in my medical practice is stomach bloating. This issue leaves patients feeling uncomfortable, gassy, and just plain “blah.”...

Cancer Support Community Arizona Free Public Art Exhibit

Cancer Support Community Arizona, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that delivers free support services, programming, and resources to cancer patients and their families, is kicking off...

Human Services Campus Launches $25 Million Mike McQuaid Legacy Fund Initiative

PHOENIX, Ariz. (June 8, 2021): Mike McQuaid always believed that “homelessness is a solvable problem.”            Beginning with his days serving meals at the Andre House...

Valley military moms supported by Star Spangled Babies® baby shower

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, 50 new and expecting military moms were treated to a baby shower just for them. Operation Homefront hosted...

June 6 is National Cancer Survivors Day. Managing Long-term Side Effects...

June 6 is National Cancer Survivors DayManaging Long-term Side Effects of Cancer Treatments (May 28, 2021 – Scottsdale, Ariz.) National Cancer Survivors Day, observed annually...

Jimmy Thomason Named Executive Director at Aunt Rita’s Foundation

PHOENIX, Ariz. (May 20, 2021): Jimmy Thomason, who spent 12 years with Bank of America, most recently as Vice President of Global Human Resources,...

Tempe Prep Herstory Club Leadership Propels Senior to ’18 Under 18′...

By Hayden Sampson It is often said that children are “to be seen and not heard.” Tempe Prep Senior Clara Moffitt is proving them wrong,...
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Tempe Prep Students Inducted into National Honor Society

By Taylor Conley After a difficult year of volunteer opportunity cancellations and uncertainty with college decisions, Tempe Prep seniors pulled through and had the honor...
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Tempe Prep Senior Wins Hispanic Heritage Scholarship

By Zoe Lenz Do you want to be an entrepreneur? For Tempe Prep Senior Brooke Kirk, the answer is, Yes! Brooke received the Bronze Medal...
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Tempe Prep Robotics Adapts to Online Competition

By Cameron Hill Many people see Robotics as just coding and robots, but that is not the case. Robotics is really about the journey throughout...
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Local Mom Writes Affirmation Book for Children

Local marketing professional and mother of two Erin Stremcha is getting ready to release her first book, “Power Up” later this month. The affirmation...
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Jewish Family and Children’s Service Hosts Annual Backpack Drive

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), an organization known for strengthening the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare, and social services to all ages,...
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Massage Envy Commits to Diversity, Collaborates with Nationally Recognized Communication Consulting...

Bailey Strategic Innovation Group, one of the nation’s fastest-growing communication consulting firms helping break down the barriers of human communication in the brain, has...
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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Lovitt and Touché Inversion Award

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that the organization received a 2020 Lovitt & Touché (L&T)...
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Tempe Prep Knights Baseball on Winning Streak

By Hayden Sampson There are few things better than the feeling of winning, and it does not always stick around. However, the Tempe Prep boys...
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Tempe Prep Seniors Say Preparation is Key to College Decisions

By Hannah Chadwick Where do you want to be for the next four years of your life? Seems like a pretty scary question, and while...
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Updated on John S. McCain III Elementary School

Since its groundbreaking in November 2020, all eyes have been on the construction of John S. McCain III Elementary School, which is located near...
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Recycle your Child’s Old or Damaged Car Seat at a Valley...

Has your child outgrown their seat? Is it expired? Has it been in an accident?Don’t throw it out – RECYCLE IT!NARPRO (Network of Auto...
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Tempe Prep Student Achieves Perfect PSAT Score

 By Theresa O’Connor I know achieving a perfect score on a standardized test is not easy. When it comes down to preparing and taking the...
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Tempe Prep Singers Make Competitive All Region Choir

By Annie Goodykoontz Covid-19 didn’t prevent the All-Regional Choir Festival from happening this year, but it certainly made it different.It was held completely online. It...
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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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Tempe Prep Students Continue Volunteer Service

Tempe Prep Students Embrace Community Service  By Maya Kostov Whether sending letters to veterans, sorting medical supplies at Project C.U.R.E., cleaning or gardening on the...
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Tempe Prep Senior Named Academic All American for Speech and Debate

By Theresa O’Connor Imagine stepping up onto the Congressional Debate platform. You are about to give your speech and your heart is pounding to the...
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Tempe Prep Soccer Adding Wins with Strong Leadership

By Hayden Sampson When people work their whole lives for something, are willing to miss parties for it, and spend every breathing second thinking about...