Cox Employees Support Arizona Charities 

One hundred eleven Arizona nonprofit organizations will be receiving nearly $560,000 in grant funding through Cox Communications’ employee-directed Cox Charities; amounts range from $2,500 to $10,000. Most of the funds awarded came from the generous donations of Cox’s 3,100 Arizona employees. Since the program’s inception in 1996, Cox Charities has awarded approximately $8.5 … [More]

Jabz Joins Fight for Cancer Prevention

Jabz, a full-body circuit-style workout that utilizes boxing-inspired exercises, last month partnered with nonprofit Bright Pink, hosting a series of donation-based classes for a week to benefit Bright Pink’s mission to save lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering women to know their risk and manage their health proactively. … [More]

PHX Beer Co.’s Meals for Med Staff

Culminating its recent Help our Healthcare Heroes initiative encouraging donations from customers, local restaurant and brewery PHX Beer Co. recently donated 300 meals to doctors, nurses and staff at HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center and HonorHealth’s Shea location.   … [More]

Burch & Cracchiolo Awards a Monthly Star Teacher

by Mike Hunter

Burch & Cracchiolo, one of the Southwest’s premier law firms, chooses a Valley teacher each month to receive $500 through a nominating process on the firm’s website, to alleviate the burden many teachers take on of augmenting the costs of classroom supplies with their own money. Melanie Liddy, a 3rd grade teacher at Mitchell Elementary School in Phoenix, was the August 2020 … [More]

Valley Toyota Dealers Help Provide Lifesaving Firefighter Gear

by Mike Hunter

The Mesa Fire Department recently received $47,132 from The 100 Club of Arizona’s Safety Enhancement Stipend Program generously funded by Valley Toyota Dealers to purchase lifesaving, practical extrication turnout gear that is regularly outside MFD’s budget. Valley Toyota Dealers continues to generously donate to this program, with more than $300,000 in donations to date.  … [More]

Law Group donates $30,000 to Homeless Families

Rack Law Group

Rack Law Group, PLLC, is pleased to announce a charitable contribution in the amount of $30,000 to purchase laptops for kids to ensure that they can engage in remote learning and complete schoolwork during this time of crisis.  This commitment follows the law firm’s collaboration with The Infinite Bond Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity that has worked closely with A New Leaf to … [More]

WaFd Bank Arizona Donates $80,000 to Local Nonprofits Amid COVID-19

WaFd Bank

Through its WaFd Bank Foundation, WaFd Bank Arizona’s 31 branches were able to come together and donate $40,000 to Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), based in Phoenix, and the Primavera Foundation, based in Tucson, in recent weeks to help them continue their critical operations amid COVID-19. “Our purpose through the Foundation is to facilitate direct giving to … [More]

Credit Union West Supports Continuing Education

Credit Union West

Credit Union West is deeply committed to supporting the continuing education of local students. To support the development of these future leaders in Maricopa and Yavapai counties, Credit Union West has awarded five graduating high school seniors $1,000 scholarships to use toward college costs. The 2020 Credit Union West Scholarship recipients are: Eduardo Avila, … [More]

Scottsdale Health Co. Boosts Donations to Local Nonprofits in Time of Crisis

Plexus Worldwide

As more individuals lose their jobs, nonprofits are being overwhelmed with requests for assistance, and Plexus Worldwide (Plexus®) is doing its part to help local community partners. The direct-selling health and wellness company donated $32,000 to bolster relief efforts that provide food, clothing, and comfort to those in need. “Now, more than ever, we need to stand … [More]

Arizonans Opened Their Hearts on Arizona Gives Day Raising $6.1M

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

In an incredible show of generosity and selflessness at a time of unthinkable challenges, nearly 39,000 Arizonans donated a record-shattering $6,095,007 to 913 nonprofit organizations participating in the seventh annual Arizona Gives Day 2020 on April 7. The final numbers for this year’s event, organized by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum and … [More]

New Nonprofit Brings Medical Supplies to the Frontline

ProtectAZ

In response to the novel Coronavirus, a new nonprofit, ProtectAZ was founded to bring crucial medical supplies to our frontline personnel and the groups and organizations in our community that serve the most at risk. Organized and launched by local doctors and likeminded businessmen, the fully volunteer-based organization was created to raise private funds to locate, procure … [More]

Relief Fund Created to Provide Immediate Funding for Restaurant Workers in Need

Rick McCartney

Since its inception, the Arizona Restaurant Association (ARA) has been dedicated to the support and advocacy of the Arizona food and beverage industry. In recent weeks, this has been exemplified in great strides with the immediate implementation of the Arizona Takeout Weeks promotion to help drive continued support and marketing efforts for restaurants who closed their dining … [More]

Southwest Gas Contributes $65,000 to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey announced that Southwest Gas has contributed $65,000 to the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund. The fund, established by Governor Ducey, will provide financial support to organizations working to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, including funding of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline medical personnel; supporting non-profit organizations that help … [More]

Nonprofit Offering Critical Financial and Resource Assistance for LGBTQ+ Youth

one•n•ten

When one•n•ten first launched, it did so in an effort to create a sense of community and a source of support for some of the state’s most vulnerable. Now, recent world events are forcing one•n•ten and other organizations that provide potentially life-saving services to LGBTQ youth to adapt to a new reality – and they can’t do it alone. “No one could have forecasted the … [More]

Phoenix-Based Developer allows 100+ Employees and their Families to Eat for Free

RED Development

In an effort to support its more than 100-plus employees and restaurant tenants during the pandemic at 16 mixed-use centers across the country (most of which are in Arizona), Phoenix-based RED Development is allowing company employees to order ALL of their meals for the day via takeout from open restaurants at any of its participating properties. That means that RED … [More]

Arizona Gives Day Raises over $5 Million for Arizona Nonprofits

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

Arizonans showed the depths of their generosity and selflessness by donating nearly $5 million to the state’s nonprofit organizations during Arizona Gives Day 2020 - even at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on the state’s economy and putting hundreds of thousands of people out of work. Last year, the event raised $3.6 million. Hosted by the Alliance of … [More]

Real Estate Technology Co. Commits up to $100K to Help Residents Stay in their Homes

Rick McCartney

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is being felt hard in Phoenix. Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey issued an executive order that residents should only leave home for essential functions. Already, thousands of residents across Maricopa County have lost their jobs and are struggling to make ends meet and keep a roof over their heads. Homie, a real estate tech disruptor that … [More]

HR Provider Integrity Outsource Pledging $50,000 to Help Arizona Small Businesses

Rick McCartney

Navigating changes in the federal and state legislative climate is daunting amidst the ever changing COVID-19 environment. With the HR landscape changing daily, Integrity Outsource, a leading HR services firm, announced today that they are pledging a total of $50,000 in free HR outsource services to help struggling Arizona businesses whose operations have been affected by the … [More]

Floratech Donates ‘Ounces of Prevention’

by Mike Hunter

As communities worldwide see heightened demand and a shortage of hand sanitizer, one locally based company has shifted gears to help with supply. Floratech, a company that produces botanical ingredients used by formulators of cosmetic and personal care products, decided early last month to start producing its own sanitizer and donate it to those who need it the most. This … [More]

Dutch Bros Coffee Dedicates 100% of April Profits to #FirstRespondersFirst

Dutch Bros Coffee

This April, Dutch Bros Coffee is supporting medical first responders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight with a dedicated giveback program. All month long, Dutch Bros, which operates in seven western states, will dedicate 100 percent of profits to medical first responders through #FirstRespondersFirst. “Givebacks are part of our DNA,” said Travis Boersma, CEO of Dutch … [More]

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