Kia America Donates $90,000 to Arizona Helping Hands

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Arizona Helping Hands is pleased to announce that Kia America has donated $90,000 to the nonprofit’s programs for foster children and kinship families. “We are so appreciative of community partners like Kia,” says Maureen Noe, President and CEO of Arizona Helping Hands. “With their much-needed funding, we are able to alleviate some of the obstacles that more than 14,000 … [More]

First Interstate Bank Says ‘Believe in Local’ with $2,500 

by Mike Hunter

First Interstate Bank and the First Interstate BancSystem Foundation, as a continuation of the inaugural Believe in Local grant campaign, recently donated $2,500 to MentorKids, one of 10 nonprofits nominated by employees that will receive a Believe in Local Holiday Edition grant. These funds will be deployed to equip and empower youth to be transformative leaders in their … [More]

Wilde Wealth Management Holiday Donation Cheered 800 Children 

by Mike Hunter

Wilde Wealth Management Group helped more than 800 children enjoy a “merry and bright” holiday season with a donation of 500 toys and $5,000 in additional cash donations to Toys for Tots in December. This was Wilde’s 18th year supporting Toys for Tots, and this annual tradition is in addition to the firm’s bi-monthly fundraising and volunteer programs for nonprofits across … [More]

Barro’s Pizza Helped St. Mary’s Food Bank Fight Hunger

by Mike Hunter

Barro’s Pizza did its part once again to help fight hunger in Arizona, raising nearly $415,000 for St. Mary’s Food Bank in a one-day event when 100% of all sales from 46 Barro’s locations in both Phoenix and Tucson are donated to St. Mary’s Food Bank to help those in Arizona facing hard times during the holidays. The Doran Barro Holiday Hunger Fight is St. Mary’s Food Bank’s … [More]

ProShred Arizona Partnered in Toy Drive

by Mike Hunter

ProShred Arizona did its part to help kids in need have a merry Christmas during its Shredding for Santa document shredding event in partnership with Operation Santa Claus toy drive, a local organization, helping more than 3,000 Arizona kids receive toys, food and clothing during the holidays. … [More]

Medieval Times Serves Up Donations to Food Banks 

by Mike Hunter

In the spirit of chivalry, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament donated $10,000 to Phoenix-based United Food Bank, along with nine other food banks and shelters across the U.S. and Canada — part of an effort to support families experiencing food insecurity as food banks and shelters experience a lower-than-usual amount of donations. Medieval Times dinner theater is based … [More]

Barrett-Jackson Surpasses $150M Milestone in Total Dollars Raised for Charity to Date

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Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, surpassed the $150 million milestone in total dollars raised for charity to date. With 100 percent of the hammer price going directly to charity, the milestone was achieved with the sale of a 2021 Shelby Super Snake Count’s Kustoms Edition (Lot #3000) that sold for $350,000 on Friday afternoon to benefit Camp … [More]

Risas Dental and Braces: Giving to Grow Communities

by Tyler Butler

Each February for National Children’s Dental Health Month, Risas Dental and Braces doctors provide dental education to elementary schools. They bring along dental goodie bags for each student, containing a toothbrush, toothpaste and floss. This is but one program that Risas’ teammates and doctors participate in. Since the opening of its first Phoenix office on Labor Day … [More]

Successfully Navigate the Transition into a VP or Chief Development Officer Role

by Richard Tollefson

When a long-time major gift officer, annual fund manager or advancement services director steps into their first chief development officer or vice president role, the transition can be rocky, the learning curve enormous and the expectations overwhelming. “The skills you mastered moving up the ranks are not always the ones that are relevant as you move into a first-time CDO or … [More]

Vitalyst Unveils Program to Increase Funding Opportunities for Underserved Communities

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Vitalyst Health Foundation announces the creation of a Program Related Investment initiative designed to invest in high-need communities with the goal of providing capital to organizations that support social returns on investment over traditional investing goals of financial return. The Vitalyst Board of Trustees approved an investment reallocation that will re-direct a … [More]

Phoenix IDA and Phoenix Community Development & Investment Corporation Award $2.9M in Grants to Local Nonprofits

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As part of the community-focused missions of both the Phoenix IDA and the Phoenix Community Development & Investment Corporation (PCDIC), the organizations today jointly announced a total of $2.9 million awarded to nonprofits serving Phoenix and Maricopa County in 2022. Both organizations are instrumental in impacting vulnerable populations and underserved communities in … [More]

Law Firm’s Nonprofit Launches Grant Program Benefiting Community Organizations

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Lerner & Rowe Gives Back, the nonprofit arm of Lerner & Rowe Injury Attorneys, is marking its 10th anniversary with the launch of a new grant program on Monday, January 30. The launch is in conjunction with Lerner & Rowe’s efforts to impact the communities they work with. With the new grant program, Lerner & Rowe hopes to achieve a total of $1 million in … [More]

First-Ever Scottsdale Event Raises $55,000 for Local Organizations

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Rock The Rooftop, a first-year charity concert that took place under the stars on the W Hotel’s exclusive WET Deck in December and featured performances by Bailey Zimmerman, Nate Smith, and Loud Luxury, raised $55,000 for local organizations in its inaugural year benefitting Riot Gives Back which shared the proceeds with Make-A-Wish Arizona. Event committee members, including … [More]

Sundt Foundation Donates $100K to Phoenix Charities

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During its latest giving round, the Sundt Foundation awarded $100,000 in grants to 17 Phoenix-area organizations. "Being in this position to be able to give back to our communities is a special experience," said Scott LaPoint, the Sundt Foundation’s Phoenix region board member. "Actively making a difference each quarter is something that our employee-owners are extremely … [More]

Lerner & Rowe to the Rescue, Helping Communities in Need

by Tyler Butler

As the catchy advertising jingle goes, Lerner & Rowe are known as the “way to go.” They’re the firm where personal injury law meets a people-focused approach. Yet, in many communities, this firm is better known as an advocate and champion for positive change. Launched by the firm’s founder and partner, Kevin Rowe, Lerner & Rowe Gives Back (LRGB) and the Rowe Family … [More]

LevRose Commemorates Milestone with 30 Days of Giving

by Mike Hunter

Commercial real estate company LevRose recently commemorated its 30-year anniversary with 30 days of giving, volunteering and donating $10,000 to local deserving charities: Children’s Cancer Network, Rio Vista Center and AZ Power Paws. Since its inception, LevRose has grown from a two-person vision to a 36-person company and completed approximately 7,000 transactions. … [More]

Waymo and Google Support Feeding America

by Mike Hunter

Along with a $250,000 donation that Google.org made to United Food Bank, dozens of volunteers from Waymo and Google packed food boxes for the food bank. Autonomous Waymo Via trucks transported the boxes to a warehouse for distribution to families throughout the Valley. Google’s donation was part of a national initiative where Google.org donated $10 million to Feeding America … [More]

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Donates $15,000 to F.O.R. Maricopa

by Mike Hunter

Staying true to its commitment to support nonprofit organizations throughout Maricopa, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino — through its community outreach program H.E.R.O. — recently donated $15,000 to F.O.R. Maricopa, a local nonprofit organization that provides food, opportunity and resources to the Maricopa community. Among its many awards, Harrah’s Ak-Chin has earned a Volunteer … [More]

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