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...

Freeze Your Paws for a Cause

  7th Annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Tempe adapted recreation programs returns Saturday, Jan. 13 Community members and thrill-seekers will once again participate in a desert-style, unified...

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...

The Sam and Laurice Hachem Foundation Champion Kids with a...

Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley has graciously received a gift commitment and investment of $50,000 from The Sam and Laurice Hachem...

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...

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...

Walgreens Takes Iconic Red Nose Digital, Championing Fight Against Child Poverty...

Red Nose Day is back for the sixth year at Walgreens, with 240 locations across Arizona. While the mission to raise money to end...

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...

2019 Golf Tournament for VALLEYLIFE

VALLEYLIFE’s 28th Annual Golf Tournament was held on Friday, March 1st at the Papago Golf Course in Phoenix. Participants enjoyed taking in the beautiful...

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...

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....

Bridget Pettis Steps Away From WNBA to Focus on Phoenix NonProfit

Bridget Pettis is stepping away from the WNBA, with her most recent role as assistant coach of the Chicago Sky amidst increasing health concerns for...

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...

TD3 Superintendent Christine Busch named Don Carlos Humanitarian Award recipient

Christine Busch, superintendent of the Tempe Elementary School District and a longtime community leader, has been named the 36th recipient of the Don Carlos...

UMOM Participates in Arizona Gives Day with an Anonymous Donor Matching...

UMOM New Day Centers, Arizona’s innovative leader in shelter, services and affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness, is enthusiastically gearing up for the fifth...

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....

$600,000 Donation Presented to Scottsdale Artists’ School

Many local Arizonans are not aware that we have one of the top fine art schools in the U.S. in our own back yard. Even...

Shopping Center Owner Raises Funds to Feed the Leads

CIRE Equity owner and operator of the Park West shopping center and  several other neighborhood centers throughout the valley have launched Feed the Leads,...

Woman of the Year Margaret Stephens-Reed

VALLEYLIFE’s Director of Fund Development, Margaret Stephens-Reed, was recognized as the 2017 Woman of the Year by East Valley Women on Tuesday, February 20th....
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Queen Creek Animal Hospital Helps Fire Dept. Save Pets

Queen Creek’s four-legged friends will be safer with the recent donation of a FIDO BAG from the San Tan Animal Hospital, according to a...
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Dove Petals Donations Bring Smiles to Hospice Patients

Hospice of the Valley is known as one of the leading not-for-profit organizations in Arizona. They consistently assist their patients and families by caring...

Yatin Dua Named Executive Director of Westside Head Start Program

Yatin Dua has been named Executive Director of Catholic Charities Community Service’s Westside Head Start program, which provides comprehensive, early and continuous year-round childhood education.            Dua...

September Support Groups and Events at Duet

Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to homebound...

Queen Creek Middle School HOSA Students Give Back to Community

The holidays are here which means family, friends, and food. However, for some families, food can be hard to come by during the holidays....

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...

SOUTHWEST BEHAVIORAL & HEALTH SERVICES RECEIVES CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY...

 (PHOENIX – June 15, 2020) Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in Behavioral Health, today announced that its Criminal Justice Engagement...

Tempe Prep Seniors Receive National Merit Recognition

  Congratulations to Tempe Prep's 10 seniors who have earned prestigious national recognition for their impressive PSAT scores.Over 20% of Tempe Prep’s senior class...

Adventure Awaits at the BIG Night Out with Big Brothers Big...

 Arizonans will sport their best black and white cocktail wear or business attire to raise funds and show support for the Big Brothers Big...

Nominations Closing Soon for 2018 Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

    Do you know someone who has been providing great service in Tempe through their humanitarian work, volunteering or philanthropic support?  Just four days left to nominate for 2018...

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...

Why Do People Struggle Financially? Take a look and Find...

Have you ever wondered why people struggle financially?  There are so many opinions and ideas around this topic.  Many blame the government, society and...

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...

Opinion: Tempe’s Renewable Energy Future

In a few days, my city will have an opportunity to make history and set us on a path toward a more resilient future....

Local Retiree Fulfills Lifelong Dream with Debut Novel “The Chosen’s Calling”

Not everyone has the chance to cross major dreams off of their bucket list, but when Gaila Kline-Hobson published her debut novel “The Chosen’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...

Calling All Charities for Unique Fundraising Opportunity

  Outlets at Anthem invites local nonprofits to apply now for the 2018 Shopping Extravaganza retail philanthropy event. Nonprofit organizations in the greater Phoenix area...
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Micheal Levine and the Warehouse Area

Though some abandoned warehouses sit unprotected, their history crumbling with their walls, the Phoenix Warehouse District draws the attention of the downtown community as...

United Food Bank Needs Your Help to Stamp Out Hunger this...

The 27thNational Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is set for Saturday, May 11. This annual drive offers an ideal opportunity...

Candle Making to Benefit TCH + Tempe Leadership Class 33

Join us for an evening of candlemaking, snacks and drinks, and benefitting a good cause! All profits from ticket sales will go toward Tempe Leadership...

Tempe Prep Welcomes New Football Coach

The Tempe Preparatory Academy football program has undergone a major change. After about a month-long search to find who will lead the football team,...

Annual Marines Toys for Tots Ride from Scottsdale to Black Canyon...

Santa is coming to town this year by motorcycle!  Join us in making the holidays brighter for hundreds of less fortunate children by taking part...

Reviving a Lost Art: 110 Tempe Elementary Students Take Part in...

Letter writing may seem like a lost art to some. But students in the Tempe Elementary School District are reviving it, thanks to the...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts Virtual Fundraiser

Due to COVID-19 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ) made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Tee Up for Kids Topgolf...

Mission of Mercy Names Tony Banegas CEO

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Lisa Ling Announced as Keynote Speaker for Valley of the Sun...

 Journalist, author and television host Lisa Ling will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 We Are United Luncheon — the annual fundraising event...

500 children receive free dental care at A.T. Still University’s Give...

On Friday, Feb. 22, A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) and the Arizona Dental Foundation hosted the annual event,...

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...

Cory McCloskey in The Pajama Game

The Pajama Game, based on the 1953 novel "7½ Cents by" Richard Bissell, is one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, winning the Tony Award for Best...

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 Experience Corps seeks volunteers for young readers

Make a difference in a child’s life and consider volunteering for AARP Foundation Experience Corps, a program in the City of Tempe that matches...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Needs Mentors at School & Community Center

It’s back to school time and that means that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ) will be resuming its lunch time and...

Viewpoints: My Boston Marathon Experience

Anytime a tragic event happens, you remember where you were when you heard the news. That’s how it was for me and the Boston...

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...
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Leaders to receive ASU Homecoming Awards

ASU Alumni Association honors Sun Devil leaders with 2017 Homecoming Awards Oct. 18, 2017/Tempe, Ariz. – The ASU Alumni Association will honor Sun Devil alumni...

MdN Baseball Teams With Friends of Jaclyn

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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...
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DownEast Donates Hundreds of Mattresses to Children in Need

As part of an ongoing initiative, DownEast Home & Clothing, a Utah-based retailer, is donating mattresses to hundreds of children in need. In the...

Constitution Week Community Concert!

Looking for something fun, free, and patriotic to do this weekend? Come celebrate Constitution Week with your community at a Community Concert hosted by...

Girl Up Club Launches at Tempe’s Corona del Sol High School

By Nikki Dull The Girl Up club is a new club at CdS that aims to raise money for UN Foundations that fund projects for...

10 Community Advocates Receive Heart in Hand Awards

Ten community advocates from across the state have been named 2019 Heart in Hand Award winners by Wildfire, formerly the Arizona Community Action Association,...

Wendy Cohen Named Executive Director at Experience Matters

            PHOENIX, Ariz. (Nov. 1, 2018): Wendy Cohen brings more than 20 years of strategic planning, business development, consensus building...

Tempe Leadership to Host Recruitment Reception for Class XXXIV

Please join the Tempe Leadership Board of Directors, potential applicants, enthusiasts, and alumni on April 10th at 5:30pm for the annual Tempe Leadership Recruitment Reception. The...
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The Gilbert Historical Museum: More Than a Museum

Sheep, cattle, horses, chickens, hay, cotton, ostriches: the town of Gilbert was founded by farmers who seem to have tended to it all. Dubbed...

Vote for your Favorite Kid-Inspired Healthy Dish Today

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona asked local kids to create their best recipes for a healthy and tasty side dish and boy did...

The Aurit Center of Divorce Mediation to Offer One Hour of...

The Aurit Center for Divorce Mediation is now offering one hour of complimentary online Family Meditation for First Responders and their spouses who are experiencing...

Tempe Prep’s H.O.P.E. Crew Honors Differences Among Students

By Sarah GoodykoontzH.O.P.E. Crew is a club at Tempe Preparatory Academy that is dedicated to helping in the community through acceptance, service, and, well,...

Locally-owned MedSpa Celebrates 15 Years

Derma Health Skin & Laser, locally-owned and operated since 2004, celebrates 15 year of service in the Valley. More than 50,000 patients have received...

Fun Home Comes to Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre’s Fun Home Gives Drama Students Tools to Learn Not only is Phoenix Theatre bringing five-time Tony® Award-winning musical Fun Home to the...
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BBBS Seeking Girls for Mentoring Program

  Andrea was being raised by a single mother who worked two jobs to support her and her siblings. Because Andrea didn’t get to spend...

Noche para los Niños – A Night for the Children

Noche para los Niños – A Night for the ChildrenWhat:  The second annual Noche para los NinÞos is a spectacular one-night benefit event for...

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...

Tempe Prep’s Art Club Inspires Students

Tempe Prep is home to many talented young artists. But there is one in particular that stands out. Her name is Emelia Boyle. She...

Tempe Prep Junior Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

By Hannah Frazier They do so much more than sell delicious cookies. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award Girl Scouts can earn...

Outlets at Anthem 14th Annual Shopping Extravaganza

 Free lunch, wine and chocolate tastings, a chance to win $25,000 in gift cards PLUS an easy way to contribute to charity - -...

April is Month of the Military Child: PurpleUp! with Boys &...

The entire month of April is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Month of the Military Child and Thursday, April 25th is PurpleUp! A...

West Side Story Comes to Phoenix Theatre

Phoenix Theatre, the largest professional regional theatre company in the Valley, is kicking off its 99th season with the classic musical, West Side Story...

Tempe Elementary Serves Free Meals to Children All Summer Long!

Tempe Elementary School District will be serving free meals to children 18 years and younger all summer long! Children do not need to...

Tempe Prep Robotics team sets sights on winning it all

Unlike sports teams that have games or tournaments every week, Tempe Prep’s robotics team only has two crowning events: the AZ FIRST Championship and...

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...

Barry & Peggy Goldwater Foundation and Blok Industries Deliver Hazmat Suits...

Barry & Peggy Goldwater Foundation and Blok Industries Deliver Hazmat Suits to Aid COVID-19-Pummeled Navajo and Hopi Tribes Arizona Nonprofit Partners with Georgia Safety and...
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