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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,...

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket

A Fresh Look at Trends and Statistics in the Automotive Aftermarket The aftermarket industry has become a huge part of the automotive economic sector....

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...

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...

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,...

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Statewide Conference is Aug. 21 and 22

Registration is now open for “Engage”, the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofit’s statewide conference to be held August 21 and 22 at the DesertWillow Conference...

AZTV Channel 7 is STUFFING THE BUS this Friday July 26th!

Walmart is proud to sponsor the 4th annual AZTV CHANNEL 7 STUFF THE BUS Back to School Drive presented by Liberty GMC. JOIN US THIS...

Local Nonprofit In Need of Volunteers to Help Seniors This Summer

Many isolated elders and homebound adults are without vital services such as transportation to doctor’s appointments and trips to the grocery store this summer....

Pizza for a Purpose Raises Funds for Esperança

Chef Michael Leto of Lil' Leto Catering hosted a fundraising event on June 8 to benefit Esperança.  With the support of in-kind donors and...

Opinion: Plasma Donation Is It Worth The Compensation?

For those of you that are familiar with donations to the good cause of Plasma Protein Therapy, then you know that plasma donation centers...

Credit Union Donates More Than 160,000 Water Bottles

During its annual Water Drive, TruWest® Credit Union collected more than 160,000 bottles of water in the month of May, a record-breaking amount for...

Fearless Kitty Rescue Kitten Shower

Fearless Kitty Rescue 16832 E Ave of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268, USA Fearless Kitty Rescue will hold the 2019 FKR Kitten Shower on Saturday,...

Nominations open for Tempe’s Don Carlos Awards

Tempe Community Council (TCC) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Don Carlos Humanitarian of the Year, volunteer, impact, philanthropy and young humanitarian awards.Considered...

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...

Donate to the 7th Annual Fill an F-150 Water Drive

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Teen volunteers needed for summer activities at Tempe Public Library

Know a teen who wants to make a difference? Tempe Public Library is looking for awesome teens ages 12-18 to help with summer activities....

How One Event Can Change an Entire Community

The Superstition Mountain Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley celebrated its much-anticipated 21st annual YesterYear celebration on April 6th, 2019....

Get help and explore Tempe Human Services Day April 6

Join the City of Tempe and Tempe Community Council for the inaugural Tempe Human Services Day April 6 and explore how lives are being...

North Phoenix ‘Aktion Club’ gives back

At the start of the year, sponsored by North Phoenix Kiwanis, VALLEYLIFE Members started an 'Aktion Club' in an effort to give back to...

Annual Cinderella Affair Free Prom Dress Giveaway is April 6, 13;...

The annual Cinderella Affair, the East Valley Women’s League’s (EVWL) all-volunteer signature event for high school juniors and seniors is scheduled from 8 a.m....

EXCEPTIONAL QUEEN CREEK TEEN NAMED ‘YOUTH OF THE YEAR’ BY BOYS...

Selected among nine outstanding youth, Camille Hartman from Queen Creek has been named the Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of...

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,...

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...

VIDEO – Brazilian Cultural Experience Available in Tempe

Arizona Homestay along with Global Launch is proud to welcome a group of Professors from various cities in Brazil to Arizona this February 9-16th....

Southwest Human Development Announces “Walk with Me” Event, Feb. 23

 Sat., Feb. 23, families are invited to join the one-mile Walk with Me Family Fun Walk featuring activities, food and drinks, games crafts and...

THE 8TH ANNUAL BALLOON CLASSIC IS BACK

 The 8th annual Arizona Balloon Classic (ABC8), benefiting Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW), returns to the Goodyear Ballpark, located at 1933 S....

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...

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...

Phoenix IDA Makes Investment in the Future Supporting Early Language, Literacy...

  Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development, was recently awarded a $45,000 grant by the Phoenix IDA to support several...

Care2Act Helps Arizona Businesses Develop Valuable Community Connections

 You don’t have to work for a non-profit organization to make a notable impact in the community. That’s the sentiment behind the new initiative,...

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS CELEBRATES NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH

Looking to make a difference in your community in 2019? Why not make mentoring part of your New Year’s Resolutions this January. Mentoring not...

West Valley Volunteers Needed!

Hundreds of West Valley community members will rally to be a part of the hunger solution through a partnership between Lord of Life Lutheran...
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