6 Ways Your Business Can Support the Nonprofit Community for Arizona Gives Day

by Jennifer Purcell

Arizona Gives is celebrating its 10th anniversary of the Arizona Gives Day event on April 5–6 this year, with the “early giving” period starting March 15. Since 2013, the online giving platform AZGives.org has raised more than $30 million for nonprofit organizations across the state to benefit Arizona communities.  As a business professional, you may be wondering how your … [More]

More Than a Bank: A Community Partner 

by Jennifer Purcell

FirstBank has been the presenting sponsor for the Arizona Gives program since its inception. Its focus on “banking for good” is one it takes seriously, literally even, and it’s evident in its partnership to this program over the past 10 years and its ongoing commitment to giving both its time and financial resources to all types of causes. Arizona Gives is a statewide online … [More]

Arizona Foundation for Women

At Arizona Foundation for Women, we envision an Arizona where all women are safe, healthy and economically independent. Since 1995, we have worked to advance the status of Arizona’s women through a holistic strategy of research, programming, advocacy and philanthropy. When a woman’s power and potential are respected, children and families are healthier, economies are … [More]

Aunt Rita’s Foundation

Aunt Rita’s Foundation, in its current form, has been pursuing since 2005 its mission to end HIV in Arizona but has a rich history dating back to the 1980s in the beginning years of the epidemic. Starting out as a bake-sale fundraiser to provide relief for those living with and dying from AIDS to becoming the leading philanthropy nonprofit organization in Arizona, we deliver … [More]

Diana Gregory Outreach Services

Founded in 2010 with a mission to “enrich lives through healthy eating.” Diana Gregory Outreach Services and Gregory’s Fresh Market address food insecurity issues resulting from poverty. The organization works to restore meaningful food access and eliminate health disparities in under-resourced communities. DGOS and GFM accomplish this by providing seniors and veterans access … [More]

New Pathways for Youth

At New Pathways for Youth, we’re awakening the full human potential to bring about individual and community transformation. In the communities we serve, youth experience poverty and four times the adversity of their peers. Beyond material insecurities, these challenges interrupt a youth’s sense of their potential, disconnecting them from what’s true: that each of us has … [More]

The Arizona Pet Project

The Arizona Pet Project keeps pets with the people who love and need them most by connecting vulnerable community members and families in crisis with services and resources to prevent the unnecessary surrender of their beloved companions.  The Valley’s only organization solely focused on bridging the gap between human services and animal welfare, The Arizona Pet Project … [More]

Arizona Businesses Are Key Partners in Arizona Gives Day 2021

Benjamin Little

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged many Arizona nonprofits onto a fiscal precipice. With help from local businesses this Arizona Gives Day, Arizona nonprofits can begin to recover.  “Simultaneously, stressful financial times and job losses have increased the demand for services from nonprofits,” says Kristen Merrifield, CEO of the statewide Alliance of Arizona … [More]

Now More Than Ever

by Kristen Merrifield

Nonprofits across Arizona are still reeling from the impact of the coronavirus, yet they consistently continue providing vital services, resources and even entertainment to communities across the state. Arizona Gives Day on April 6 offers an opportunity to reflect and to act in support of nonprofit agencies and the people who embrace and bring their missions to … [More]

Read Better Be Better

Founded as a response to Arizona’s literacy crisis, Read Better Be Better (RBBB) is an after-school reading comprehension and leadership program designed to help students become better readers, leaders and learners. Arizona is ranked 45th in the nation for childhood literacy and 48th for Pre-K–12th education. RBBB’s mission is to connect young readers and youth leaders to … [More]

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

No parent is prepared for their child to have a serious injury, spend years in chemotherapy or be born with half a heart. The fear and uncertainty of the journey is great. That’s why Phoenix Children’s Hospital is committed to delivering world-class care for families in Arizona and beyond. Your gift allows Phoenix Children’s to invest in state-of-the-art technology, innovative … [More]

one·n·ten

one·n·ten was founded in 1993 and provided a unique opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth to connect, socialize and receive support for navigating community resources. Our services have diversified since then, but our goal is the same. We enhance the lives of LGBTQ+ youth through programs that promote self-expression, self-acceptance … [More]

New Pathways for Youth

When youth are provided a safe, nurturing environment and are tended to with care, their capacity for growth is powerful. But in the communities we serve, youth experience poverty and four times the adversity of their peers. At New Pathways for Youth, we guide youth as they discover renewed outlooks on life and realize unwritten possibilities for their futures, through a … [More]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona

For more than 65 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in Maricopa County and Pinal County. We develop … [More]

Career Connectors

by In Business Staff

Career Connectors is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to connecting professionals in career transition to hiring companies and quality resources.  For the Job Seeker:  Career Connectors is an event-driven community outreach program, with three monthly events held across the Greater Phoenix Valley. Each event includes professional career speakers, four hiring … [More]

How to Get Your Business Involved in Arizona Gives Day 2019

by Jennifer Purcell

Arizona is home to more than 20,000 nonprofits that provide services we rely on every day. Our nonprofits create safe places to learn, live and fulfill dreams. They enrich our lives through art and culture,  and protect our natural wonders, cultural heritage and human dignity. Arizona Gives Day was created to both strengthen and sustain Arizona’s nonprofit community. The … [More]

Read Better Be Better

Benjamin Little

Did you know? 86% of Arizona’s low-income 3rd graders are not reading at grade level, making them four times less likely to graduate from high school.  Read Better Be Better (RBBB) is an after-school literacy program that helps children improve their reading skills in order to become better learners. We are the only nonprofit organization that inspires and equips Arizona … [More]

Homeward Bound

by In Business Staff

Homeward Bound is a nonprofit organization based in Phoenix, Arizona, that creates pathways out of poverty for homeless families ready to make a change. We help homeless families by providing them with housing and a program of services that help them get back on their own two feet.  Homeward Bound families are provided with affordable housing that is safe and … [More]

Support My Club

Benjamin Little

It is the mission of Support My Club to support students on their path to graduation by engaging communities to fulfill the needs of school clubs and teams. We believe that all students have the opportunity to pursue their hopes, dreams and aspirations through participation in extracurricular activities, and Support My Club does just that. Support My Club achieves this and … [More]

Invest in Arizona

from Kristen Merrifield

Arizona Gives Day is a powerful 24-hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans around causes they believe in. The single, statewide day of giving has raised $13.4 million for Arizona nonprofits since 2013 and has given away more than $1.1 million in cash prizes to participating organizations. Arizona nonprofits do much more than provide necessary services to our … [More]

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