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]

Goettl Air Conditioning & Plumbing Gifts more than $1.5 Million

Goettl Air Conditioning & Plumbing

CEO Ken Goodrich of Goettl Air Conditioning and Plumbing, a leading provider of HVAC and plumbing services in the Southwest United States, today announced he is spending $1.5 million to install Ultra Violet (UV) germicidal lights in the homes of more than 600 employees. Deemed an essential business during an unprecedented time in our nation, Goettl’s HVAC and plumbing … [More]

CenturyLink Donates $25,000 for People to Digitally Connect

CenturyLink | April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is making the need for equitable access to technology essential across the nation. Families desperately need computers for home learning, access to telehealth, tools for newly laid off individuals, and access to the world during a time of extreme isolation. PCs for People is uniquely positioned during this unprecedented time to help low-income individuals … [More]

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Awards Local Nonprofits $6.3 Million in Coronavirus Emergency Grants

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust | March 31, 2020

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has swiftly awarded $6,340,000 in emergency grants to support Maricopa County science, human services, and arts and culture nonprofits during the unprecedented economic crisis caused by the swelling outbreak of COVID-19. Two-thirds, or $4.3 million of the Trust’s emergency grant funding, will go to support human services and arts and … [More]

Plexus Worldwide Donates 4,000+ Bags of Meal Replacement Shakes to St. Mary’s Food Bank

Plexus Worldwide | March 30, 2020

Plexus Worldwide, a leading direct-selling health and wellness company based in Scottsdale, made a sizable donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank to help meet the increased demand from the coronavirus. On March 26, Plexus delivered more than 4,000 bags of its popular Lean Meal Replacement Shakes to the Phoenix nonprofit, enough to fill 11-pallets. Each bag of Plexus Pumpkin Spice … [More]

Arizona Nonprofits Hit the Jackpot at Gila River Cares Night of Giving

Gila River Hotels & Casinos | November 1, 2019

Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva distributed a year’s worth of self-excluded jackpots to five local non-profit organizations at its annual Gila River Cares Night of Giving celebration held at Wild Horse Pass on Thursday, Oct. 24. This year, over $74,000 of self-excluded jackpot funds were distributed to local non-profits to enhance … [More]

UnitedHealthcare Donates $1,000, Treadmill and Pedometers to Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix as part of their Step Up for Better Health Initiative

UnitedHealthcare | April 1, 2019

UnitedHealthcare kicked off its new nation-wide Step Up for Better Health Sweepstakes, a national initiative to encourage people to walk more and help reduce childhood obesity. The eventful month began today with UnitedHealthcare donating $1,000, a new treadmill and 100 pedometers to the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Phoenix. Step Up for Better Health Sweepstakes celebrates … [More]

Barrett, The Honors College Receives $2.5 million from T.W. Lewis Foundation

Barrett, The Honors College at ASU | March 11, 2019

Through the T.W. Lewis Foundation, Tom Lewis – CEO of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based real estate business T.W. Lewis Company – and his wife Jan have given a $2.5 million gift to Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University to support student personal development and success. The Lewises, founders of the T.W. Lewis Foundation, have designated their generous gift for two … [More]

Wells Fargo Donated $5.4 Million to Support Arizona Nonprofits in 2018

Wells Fargo | March 8, 2019

Wells Fargo today announced the company donated more than $5.4 million to 415 local nonprofits, schools and community organizations in 2018 to help the communities and people of Arizona. Wells Fargo’s philanthropic contributions build on a long history of collaboration with local nonprofits and community leaders to make a positive impact by addressing urgent community issues … [More]

Arizona Diamondbacks and UnitedHealthcare Volunteers Packed Food to Support Kitchen on the Street’s Childhood Hunger Program

UnitedHealthcare | February 11, 2019 

The Arizona Diamondbacks and UnitedHealthcare employees kicked off their joint “Pack the House” initiative at Fan Fest on Saturday to provide meals for children in need. Volunteers packed food to support Kitchen on the Street’s Bags of Hope program, which is aimed at eradicating childhood hunger. Bags of Hope provides nutritious, kid-friendly foods like fruit snacks, … [More]

Desert Financial Credit Union Reaches $7 Million Goal Following ‘Year of Giving’ Initiative

Desert Financial Credit Union | February 7, 2019

When Stacey and Tom Rogers opened the door of their Queen Creek home last summer, the last thing they expected was a visit from their credit union. Their son, Zion, had been battling two rare heart conditions, and they had set up a GoFundMe to help offset some of the expenses for a critical surgery. The reason for the surprise visit would change their son’s life. Desert … [More]

Corporate Philanthropy – P. B. Bell aids The Singletons

B. Bell | January 3, 2019

In the spirit of the holiday season, family-owned P.B. Bell, a premier, locally owned and operated multifamily development, management and acquisition company, headquartered in Scottsdale, donated nearly $7,000 to a more-than-deserving nonprofit organization. The large check was presented at P. B. Bell's holiday luncheon, where The Singletons, who provide support for … [More]

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona Awards Nearly $1 Million to Arizona Organizations Working to Fight Opioid Misuse and Substance Use Disorder

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona | December 17, 2018

Suspected opioid overdoses and deaths continue to rise in Arizona. The total number of deaths (counted since 2017) jumped 55 percent in the past three months, from 1,645 in Aug. 2018 to 2,547 in Nov. 20181. In an effort to accelerate the fight against the opioid epidemic, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has awarded nearly $1 million through the Mobilize AZ grant … [More]

OneAZ Credit Union Announces Its 2018 Community Impact Grant Recipients

OneAZ Credit Union | November 1, 2018

OneAZ Credit Union, a local financial institution with branches around the state, has announced its selections for its 2018 Community Impact Grants. More than 35 non-profit organizations in the valley, as well as in Tucson, Flagstaff and other communities around Arizona will benefit from these grants totaling $55,000, with individual grant amounts ranging from $500 to … [More]

Arizona nonprofits win big at Gila River Cares Night of Giving

Gila River Hotels & Casinos | October 26, 2018

Gila River Hotels & Casinos donated a year’s worth of its forfeited jackpots to five local nonprofit organizations at its inaugural Gila River Cares Night of Giving celebration held at Wild Horse Pass on Thursday, Oct. 25. This year’s recipients and final distribution amounts included: Voices for CASA Children: $25,096.38 New Pathways for Youth: $18,866.32 … [More]

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