Mission Critical to End Student Hunger in Arizona

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As excitement builds for Super Bowl LVII in February 2023, GENYOUth, the national non-profit organization founded by America's dairy farmers and the NFL that creates healthier school communities, announced today a partnership with the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, Dairy Council® of Arizona, and purpose-minded corporate sponsors including Fry's Food Stores, Frito-Lay North … [More]

Wealth Management Co. Donates $85,000 to Support Local Scholarship in Firm’s Name

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Wilde Wealth Management Group, an award-winning financial services firm that provides comprehensive retirement, investment, real estate, insurance, legal and tax planning services all under one roof through in-house partners and local affiliated firms, is pleased to announce the donation of $85,000 to Arizona Tuition Connection (ATC) to support its scholarship fund to help … [More]

Fiesta Bowl Charities Brings Wardrobe to Students with Grant

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Fiesta Bowl Charities has awarded The Assistance League® of Phoenix a $50,000 grant to support their Operation School Bell program. The Delivering Dreams Bus is the mobile unit of Operation School Bell®, the signature program of Assistance League® of Phoenix, that will provide wardrobe packages for over 11,000 students in need this school year. “Fiesta Bowl has been an … [More]

Fiesta Bowl Charities Announces $3 Million in Charitable Giving for 2022-23

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Fiesta Bowl Charities continues to be a leader in college football for community impact, surpassing the $3 million mark for its charitable giving in the 2022-2023 season. Donations will benefit 40 nonprofit organizations across the state of Arizona who serve audiences in youth, sports and education. Through the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl, Guaranteed Rate Bowl, Fiesta Bowl Parade … [More]

Super Bowl Host Committee Seeking Volunteers

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The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee recently launched its volunteer program, TEAM AZ, presented by Avnet and PetSmart. The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee is seeking 5,000 high-energy individuals to help welcome and assist residents and visitors as they take part in events around the Valley for Super Bowl LVII.   “Having hosted the Super Bowl three times previously, … [More]

PetSmart Charities Announces $15 Million Commitment to Improve Access to Veterinary Care

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More than 70% of homes in the U.S. now include a pet. While pets improve the lives of their people, some 50 million pets lack access to even the standard veterinary care needed to maintain long, healthy lives. PetSmart Charities is addressing this discrepancy with a $15 million commitment in 2022 to support veterinary organizations and community changemakers across the U.S. … [More]

Healthcare Foundation Grants More Than $1.3M to Organizations Addressing Mental Health

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The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement is awarding more than $1.3 million to 19 organizations throughout Arizona to address mental health. Through these grants, organizations will work to enhance programs and offer services that address access, suicide prevention, youth mental health, the intersection of mental health and … [More]

Department of Education Grants $2M to Junior Achievement of Arizona

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The Department of Education has granted $2 million to Junior Achievement of Arizona through the ESSER III Setaside funds, which is now called the AZ ARP School & Community Grant, to expand JA Inspire.  The additional funds will be used to hire 5-7 staff and reach 175,000 Arizona middle and high school students over the next 2.5 years. “JA Inspire is our premier career … [More]

Phoenix Recognized by TV Network for Arts Initiative, Support My Club and Act One Awarded

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Ovation TV, America's premier arts network, today announced that it has recognized Phoenix as part of its national and local Stand For The Arts initiative that encourages community support for local artists and arts organizations. With arts and culture providing millions of dollars in economic activity and employing thousands of people in Phoenix, the initiative encourages … [More]

Thunderbirds Charities Awards $100,000 to Florence Crittenton

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Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona, an affiliate nonprofit agency of Chicanos Por La Causa, is excited to announce that Thunderbirds Charities has committed to matching donations up to a total of $100,000. These donations will be used to make much needed improvements to residential homes for girls on their road to recovery. "Through this generous donation Florence … [More]

Phoenix Nonprofit Receives $175,000 Education Grant

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The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation’s strategic education initiative ElevateEdAZ is proud to announce our participation in Accelerate ED: Seamless Pathways to Degrees and Careers. This initiative is a part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and seeks to blur the lines between high school and higher education and career learning experiences, allowing students to earn … [More]

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

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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]

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

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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 

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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 Couple Donates Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

Seven Arizona Bioscience Startups to Watch in 2022

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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]

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