Grant Continues ‘Healthy Homes’ Program, Helps Alleviate Heat Hazards as Temps Rise

Temperatures are starting to heat up and a local nonprofit organization is making sure vulnerable people at risk have help to stay healthy and cool. With a grant from Arizona Public Service (APS), FSL will continue the Healthy Homes Air Conditioning Program into its second year.  SRP is also a funding partner in this program. “We’re so grateful to APS for its support to … [More]

Babbo Italian Eatery Raises $105,634 for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Babbo Italian Eatery celebrated its 20th anniversary on Thursday, April 7, with the grand opening of its Goodyear location and a Day of Giving to benefit the Seena Magowitz Foundation. The community came together to support this important cause with all Babbo locations donating 100% of profits on April 7 in support of pancreatic cancer research. “We are so grateful to the … [More]

A Footprint for a Sustainable Future

by Tyler Butler

Do you remember the infamous video, showing Christine Figgener, Ph.D., pulling a straw out of a sea turtle’s nose? The video went viral on YouTube and is widely considered to be the catalyst that launched the outrage and action about plastic ocean pollution.  Long before that, though, in 2014 it was Troy Swope and Yoke Chung, who met at Intel and noticed that plastic residue … [More]

Feeling Lucky? Local Nonprofits Can Win Jackpot Fund with Gila River Resorts & Casinos

Gila River Resorts & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte, and Vee Quiva, are accepting applications from nonprofits state-wide for its self-excluded jackpot fund beginning June 1. The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 30 at 5 p.m. All Arizona 501(c)(3) organizations that are recognized by the IRS and focus on education and children’s welfare are eligible for … [More]

Republic Services Unveils $2 Million Sponsorship to Fund New Sustainable Garden in Phoenix’s Hance Park

In celebration of Earth Day, Republic Services, Inc. announced its $2 million sponsorship to the City of Phoenix to help revitalize downtown's Margaret T. Hance Park, transforming it into an iconic urban space that will help drive the city's civic, cultural and economic life. The Republic Services Charitable Foundation contribution will help fund the park's Republic Services … [More]

Arizona Women’s Partnership Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary by Awarding $30,000 in Grants

The Arizona Women’s Partnership, Inc., an all-volunteer philanthropic non-profit, formed in 2002 and based in Phoenix celebrates its 20th anniversary of providing grants to grass roots charities that assist disadvantaged women and children in AZ. AZWP is pleased to announce that it has awarded another $30,000 in grants which means a total of over $565,000 in grants. "This is … [More]

Arizona Gives Day Tallies Show Statewide Donations to Top $5 Million

While complete numbers won’t be fully tallied for another week as nonprofits around the state submit final reports which include additional direct-to- organization donations inspired by Arizona Gives Day, all indications are that Arizona Gives Day 2022 is on pace for another highly successful 24-hour fundraising campaign. During this year’s 24-hour online fundraiser, 27,741 … [More]

Ryan Companies, Building Stories of Impact 

by Tyler Butler

Through thick and thin, Ryan Companies has a history of doing the right thing. Its community support is rooted in its purpose to create places for people to thrive. Its leadership recognizes that commercial real estate leaves an imprint on customers, team members and the larger society, and they’ve made a commitment to be a valued partner in growing stronger … [More]

Cox Techs Install Critical Technology for the First 3D Printed Home in Arizona

by Mike Hunter

Cox Communications, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, recently installed Cox Home Security and other critical technology for the first 3D-printed home in Arizona. Cox worked directly with the homeowners to provide all the technology the family would need to fully enjoy their new home on move-in day. The Cox services are donated for one year. Everything else was gifted … [More]

ProShred Arizona Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Arizona 

by Mike Hunter

ProShred Arizona raised more than $1,300 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Arizona and was able to shred and recycle more than 6,000 pounds of documents and files at its recent annual shred event.  … [More]

Arizona Couple Donates Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic

by Jim McVeigh

Thomas R. and Ruth Ann Hornaday of Paradise Valley, Arizona, have donated the Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic. The 110,000-square-foot biomedical research facility, which opened on Mayo Clinic's Scottsdale campus in 2005, is valued at $64.4 million. The Collaborative Research Building houses laboratory-based research activity at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Mayo … [More]

Inaugural Gateway Celebrity Fight Night Raised More Than $5 Million after Two Years Away

Gateway for Cancer Research, an internationally recognized philanthropic organization that has generated more than $90 million in charitable funding throughout its 27-year history, raised more than $5 million at its inaugural Gateway Celebrity Fight Night, the result of a merger between Gateway and Celebrity Fight Night in 2021. This year's event featured a "Stardust Dreams" … [More]

Glencroft Receives $70,000 in Grants

Glencroft Center for Modern Aging, the largest senior living campus in Arizona located in Glendale, has received $70,000 in grants and will use the funding to construct a walking and exercise trail for its residents. Construction is underway with a fall completion target. ZoeLife is Glencroft’s signature program that helps Glencroft residents maintain a healthy, active … [More]

Phoenix Children’s Gets $125K Grant to Provide Mobile Healthcare, Homeless Youth Outreach

Phoenix Children’s has been committed to improving the health and welfare of all children in the community, not just those patients treated in the brick and mortar facilities.  In alignment with Boeing’s mission to support outreach projects that directly improve access to quality health care to historically underserved communities, Phoenix Children’s has received a $125,000 … [More]

Scottsdale-Based Plexus Worldwide Celebrates Donation of 30 Million Meals

Plexus Worldwide, one of the largest direct selling health and wellness companies in the world, hit a major milestone by donating 30 million meals** through their Nourish One® initiative to people facing food insecurity. This achievement comes as a result of the efforts of Plexus Brand Ambassadors and team members in their ongoing commitment to fighting worldwide hunger. In … [More]

Wilde Wealth Management Brings Cheer to Children 

by Mike Hunter

Scottsdale-based Wilde Wealth Management Group brightened the holiday season for more than 400 children in need with its donation of more than 250 toys as well as $2,500 in additional cash donations to Toys for Tots in December. This is Wilde’s 17th year supporting Toys for Tots through its Wilde for Arizona Community Outreach Program. … [More]

Seven Arizona Bioscience Startups to Watch in 2022

A regenerative treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a respiratory-assist device to improve COPD patient care, a blood-based test for colorectal cancer, and a treatment to solve bad dog breath are some of the transformative advances of the 2022 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program participants. The seven Arizona-based, early-stage companies competitively … [More]

Credit Union Foundation Opens Community Impact Grants for Arizona Nonprofits

OneAZ Credit Union and the OneAZ Community Foundation has opened the application process for the 2022 Community Impact Grants. This year, $5,000 will be awarded to 50 nonprofit organizations that positively impact communities served by OneAZ. This represents more than double the amounts awarded in 2021. “We are proud to announce that this year we’ll be able to assist … [More]

Desert Financial Foundation Funds 1 Darn Cool School at Phoenix Children’s with $850,000 Donation

Desert Financial Foundation and Desert Financial Credit Union donated $850,000 to 1 Darn Cool School at Phoenix Children’s during a check presentation Tuesday, Feb. 15. This is the second donation of a four-year, $3 million commitment to Phoenix Children’s. The 1 Darn Cool School is a fully accredited K-12 school with eight full-time master’s level teachers. The … [More]

Make-A-Wish Celebrates 40 Years of Wishes to Go to the Super Bowl

Make-A-Wish will be sending a team of 15 wish kids and their families to Los Angeles to attend Super Bowl LVI. The kids, who are all facing critical illnesses, will be treated to a life-changing experience thanks to the generous donations of individuals and corporate supporters, including the National Football League (NFL). In addition to celebrating a return of wish kids to … [More]

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