Community leaders gather to launch clean water initiative in south Phoenix

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Water Works to bring safe, clean...

Food City Celebrates 20 Years of Hosting Community Soccer Tournament

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Food City’s annual soccer tournament, Copa Food City, returns to the Phoenix Events Complex (2209...

Bashas’ Holds Family-Friendly Halloween Celebrations in Stores on Sat. Oct. 29

Arizona families across the state are invited to creep and crawl into their neighborhood Bashas’ supermarket for some fun-filled holiday treats and activities the...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Employees to Fill 1,000 JoyJars...

In support of the Jessie Rees Foundation, an estimated 170 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona  employees will volunteer their time to fill 1,000 JoyJars with toys,...

Bashas’ Announces Promotions

Three new appointments within Bashas’ Family of Stores are bolstering talent among the leadership teams at two of their brands, AJ’s Fine Foods and...

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...

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...

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., ...

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,...

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...

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....

Plexus Worldwide’s Global Giving Day Spans 5 Countries

Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®), a leading direct-selling health and wellness company, motivated people around the world to step up and volunteer during the Plexus Global...

Residents Rights Month Celebrates Dignity of Long-Term Care Residents

           PHOENIX, Ariz. (Sept. 30, 2021): Home is where you live. For 1.4 million Americans, that is a nursing home....

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...

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 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 Senior Receives U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal

By Amanda MaurerPicture this: You earn a shiny gold medal that represents the highest award offered by the United States Congress for young Americans....
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Tempe Prep Senior Athletes Pursuing College Sports

By Hannah Chadwick“Don't just dream, reach. If all you do is dream, you will achieve nothing. If you want to succeed, give yourself a...
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Tempe Prep Alum Makes Impact at Princeton

By Clara MoffittSome people go to Hawaii for the beaches. Others go for the hiking trails. Some people go to Hawaii to solve human...
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Restoring Christopher Creek

The Arizona Council of Trout Unlimited received a grant of $2,500 through the Trout Unlimited national Embrace A Stream grant program #embraceastream. Volunteers from...

Feeding Matters awarded Thunderbirds Charities Grant

Arizona-based nonprofit Feeding Matters – the first organization in the world dedicated to advancing the research, identification, and collaborative care of pediatric feeding disorder...

Human Services Campus Neighborhood Clean Up at 1 Year: 90 Sessions,...

A pilot program of twice-weekly clean ups in the neighborhood surrounding the Human Services Campus (HSC) in response to concerns by community members produced...

Thunderbirds Charities Meets Critical Needs for Child Crisis Arizona

MESA, Ariz. (June 22, 2020) – Child Crisis Arizona is pleased to announce the receipt of a $150,000 grant from Thunderbirds Charities. This award,...

3 Step Guide to Flourish in the Post COVID-19 World

In the midst of increasing uncertainty, global business leaders are making decisions to help their stakeholders cope with the immediate impact of the pandemic...

Volunteers needed for Hospice of the Valley’s new thrift store

Hospice of the Valley is opening a brand-new thrift shop in Phoenix in June. Midtown White Dove, at 2711 E. Indian School Road, is...

Community Heroes Rise Above Coronavirus

 By day, Linda Muller works in auditing for CVS Health. By night, the Hospice of the Valley volunteer is a mask-making wizard.At last count,...

Nominations Open for Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards

Tempe Community Council (TCC) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer, impact and young humanitarian awards. Considered Tempe’s...

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...

Duet takes annual luncheon digital in wake of COVID-19

Organizations large and small have needed to rethink fundraising strategy in response to the COVID-19 crisis and Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is...

New Service Lends a Helping Hand — and Needs Volunteers

  Volunteers Deliver Necessary Supplies to Most Vulnerable Neighbors Helping Hands Community, a new nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those most at-risk for COVID-19, announced its expansion to...

Planet Fitness Treats Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to...

 Planet Fitness has a tradition dating back to 1999 called Pizza Monday. Every month, the fitness company treats members to free pizza on the...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Provide Virtual Mentoring

Social distancing can be difficult for many reasons including feelings of isolation, a lack of routine and not being able to visit with friends....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ford Motor Company Supports COVID-19 Crisis with $50,000 Donation to...

Ford Motor Company and the Arizona Ford dealers will make a $50,000 donation to Phoenix-based St. Mary’s Food Bank to support its Emergency Food...

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...

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,...

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...

FREE Service for Parents in Maricopa County – BIRTH TO FIVE...

The Birth to Five Helpline is a free service open to all Arizona families with young children looking for the latest child development information from experts...

Resolve to Volunteer in 2020

Everyone is familiar with the annual tradition of New Year’s resolutions. Often, we focus on things we’re going to do to improve ourselves. “I’m...

Be a Voice for Your Community

People are the heart of everything Tempe – here’s how you can help Each year, the Tempe City Council and Tempe Community Council (TCC) allocate...

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...

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...

Wilde Wealth Management Supports Over 1,200 Local Children Through Holiday Fundraising...

(PHOENIX – December 18, 2019) – Wilde Wealth Management Group helped make the season a little more merry and bright for more than 1,200...

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....

Cold-weather items needed for homeless in Tempe

The City of Tempe’s HOPE homeless outreach team is accepting donations of small fleece blankets and cold-weather items such as jackets, hats, gloves and...

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 Stuart Lazar...

Volunteers needed for Tempe Community Council’s VITA tax program

Tempe Community Council’s VITA Tax Program is in need of volunteers for the 2020 tax season.VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a free tax...

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...

MAC Family Farm Day Set for November 23

Mark your calendars for MAC Family Farm Day on Saturday, November 23! This is a fantastic FREE family event in Pinal County for people of...

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...

2019 Phoenix Heart Ball Set for November 23

  2019 Phoenix Heart Ball  Saturday, November 23, 2019 The Phoenician Resort and Spa 6:30 p.m.    Leadership:    The 60th Heart Ball Chairman                                                                                 Kristine...

Tempe 9/11 Event Flies Flags for Fallen

The Tempe Healing Field ® is once again proud to honor the people who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001. The Memorial will fly one American flag for...

Honor the victims of September 11 at Healing Field tribute

In memory of those who perished on September 11, 2001, the Exchange Club of Tempe, along with the City of Tempe’s support, will present...

Kierland POP’s Lively Outdoor Celebration Takes Place Nov. 15-16, 2019

To kick off the beautiful fall weather season, the annual outdoor Kierland POP festival will take place Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019...

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...

International Cruise and Excursions, Inc. Raises $11,000 in Annual Backpack Drive

International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) held its annual Fill-A-Backpack Drive during the month of July to raise funds and donate school supplies to...

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...

VIDEO: Boys & Girls Clubs Launch New ‘Whatever It Takes’ Campaign

TODAY, August 6th, the Boys & Girls Clubs is launching their new 'Whatever It Takes' campaign.In support of Great Futures 2025, the Boys &...