Local Foundation Continues to Fund Nonprofits During COVID-19

David R. Sellers Foundation

In a move that illustrates a continued, strong commitment to nonprofits, the David R. Sellers Foundation has funded several nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic and officially launched its website. “Some entities have pulled back during the COVID-19 crisis but the David R. Sellers Foundation has done just the opposite – we are continuing to identify nonprofits with the … [More]

Amidst Increased Need, Chrysalis Shelter Receives Major Disinfectant Donation Aimed at Protecting Residents from COVID-19

ProKure Solutions

Staff at domestic violence shelter and prevention organization Chrysalis this week accepted a donation of 123 gallons worth of hospital-type liquid disinfectant. The donation from Phoenix-based ProKure Solutions, which also included accessories like sprayers, is expected to provide each of Chrysalis’ three facilities with full time use of ProKure V liquid disinfectant for at … [More]

Venezia’s Pizzeria Raises $5,000 for United Food Bank

Venezia’s Pizzeria

Venezia’s Pizzeria donated $1 for every pizza sold from Aug. 17-19, 2020 to United Food Bank. The pizzeria reached their goal, raising $5,000, to provide 25,000 meals to local families in need. “We are incredibly grateful for the support we received during the last few months, and we wanted to show our gratitude by giving back to those who need it most right now,” said … [More]

Phoenix Food Company to Help Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon with Support of Local Bank


Americano Foods, creator of Americano® nut butters announced they will contribute 100 percent of proceeds from online sales throughout September to relief work in Beirut, Lebanon. FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” has agreed to match money raised throughout the month. Devastated watching the Beirut explosion and … [More]

CenturyLink Donates 3,800 Back-to-School Items to Arizona Foster Kids


As children across Arizona begin returning to school in some fashion, CenturyLink is doing its part to ensure the transition is as easy as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with OCJ Kids — an organization that provides services and resources to children living in foster care — CenturyLink employees recently donated nearly 3,811 back-to-school items and … [More]

Fulton Homes’ Annual School Supplies Drive Kicks Off in August with New Name, Promotion  

Fulton Homes

Back-to-school costs can be challenging for many families, but this school year in particular poses a whole new challenge as online learning costs can be crippling.  With the majority of students expected to return to the classroom virtually, Fulton Homes is proudly brining its annual “School Supplies for Small Fries” program across the Valley from August 3rd … [More]

Sundt Foundation Donates more than $75,000 to Valley Charities

The Sundt Foundation

During its third-quarter disbursement, the Sundt Foundation awarded over $75,000 in grants to 25 Phoenix-area nonprofits. “It’s an honor to be able to support 25 organizations throughout the Valley,” said Cathie Gabriel, the Sundt Foundation’s Tempe region board member. “Being able to give back to the communities where we live and work is extremely rewarding.” The Sundt … [More]

UnitedHealthcare Donates More than $100,000 to Nonprofits in Arizona

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group company, is awarding $105,000 in Empowering Health grants to three community-based organizations in Arizona to expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities. In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $12.3 million through Empowering Health grants across 21 states. … [More]

Local Credit Institution Raises $4,600 for the American Lung Association

TruWest Credit Union

TruWest® Credit Union has raised $4,600 for the American Lung Association through the first ever Fight for Air Climb in Phoenix. The Fight for Air Climb is an event where community members typically climb stairs together in support of raising awareness and funds for the cure of lung disease but was hosted virtually this year. Over 50 TruWest Credit Union team members rallied … [More]

#yesphx Summer Social for Good Raises more than $24,000 for Arizona Small Businesses


The month-long #yesphx Summer Social for Good fundraiser, hosted by Local First Arizona, StartupAZ Foundation, ThrivePHX, and #yesphx, raised a total of $24,690 for struggling small businesses in Arizona. The local entrepreneurial community usually comes together every July for the Summer Social, but due to Covid-19 and the financial hardships many businesses are facing, … [More]