Nonprofits & Charity

Lincoln Property Company Gives Operation Easter Bunny A Boost

Via When Lincoln Property Company (LPC) Assistant Property Manager Elizabeth Porras learned about Operation Easter Bunny, there was no stopping her. She quickly started a collection effort at 2777 Camelback and Camelback Square, where she serves as part of the property management team, and then began spreading the word to her colleagues. Within days, property management teams and tenants at four other buildings in LPC’s Phoenix portfolio joined in the effort. Two

Arizona Gives Day Raises More Than $2M for Local Nonprofits

Via Last week, about $2.2 million was donated to hundreds of Arizona nonprofits in just 24 hours as part of Arizona Gives Day, according to preliminary numbers. Arizona Gives Day is an annual 24-hour campaign that prompts the community to donate to over one thousand nonprofits from across Arizona on a single-day in order to boost each nonprofits’ mission. The millions in donations poured in from many different folks to their

City of Mesa Pulling Hangar Space At Mesa Falcon Field From World War II onprofit

Via A piece of Valley history is getting evicted from its home. A nonprofit that flies vintage war-birds out of a World War II hangar at Mesa’s Falcon Field said the city is pulling its lease. Airplanes like the T6 Texan helped win World War II. The Wings of Flight Foundation helps preserve that history at Falcon Field. The airport still has two hangars that were built in 1941

McDowell Mountain Music Festival Donates $150,000 To Two Nonprofits

Via After a three-day music festival in Downtown Phoenix, the McDowell Mountain Music Festival donated $150,000 between two Phoenix-based charities. Phoenix Children’s Hospital and uMom New Day Centers, both Phoenix-based, family-oriented organizations, were chosen as this year’s recipients from the 14th annual M3F, which was held March 3 through 5 at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. M3F has given a combined total of over $1 million dollars to local charities

Wells Fargo Donates $7.8M to Support Arizona nNonprofits

Via Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) donated $4,109,630 to support nonprofits in Arizona in 2016 – which amounts to $11,269 in daily giving to local nonprofit organizations, according to an announcement from the bank. Separately, Wells Fargo team members in Arizona spent 97,267 hours last year volunteering with nonprofits, schools and community organizations, and donating more than $3,719,261.08. “Wells Fargo has a rich history of community support across the country

Diamondbacks Give Over $50M to Charity

Via The Arizona Diamondbacks and their charitable arm, the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, surpassed $50 million in charitable giving since their inception in 1998, it was announced tonight at the annual Evening on the Diamond at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Of that $50 million, 80 percent has been donated in just the last 11 years. “We have long believed that the Arizona Diamondbacks are more than just a

Helping Autistic Adults Gain Employment Skills

  Via By Kanak Jha, Cronkite News Beneficial Beans inside the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix offers more than coffee. It offers adults with autism the chance to learn employment skills through an internship program. “Adults with autism who need employment skills come to us,” said Kate Thoene, social enterprise director of the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center. “They’re with us as an intern for 10 to

Tucson's 2017 Women of Influence Winners

Via 2017 Women of Influence winners Administrative Champion Nicky Bauer Advertising/Public Relations Champion Stephanie Healy Arts/Culture Champion Linda Chorney Community Service Champion Kellie Terhune Neeley Non Profit Champion Judy McDermott Education Champion Brooke Meyer Financial/Banking Champion Laura Nagore Healthcare Champion Leigh Neumayer Licensed Professional Champion Annie Rolfe Mentorship Award Melissa Curran Outstanding Entrepreneur Mary Darling Public Service Award Cheryl Horvath Recreation/Hospitality Champion Suzanne Kaiser Rising Star Brandi Haga-Blackman Business

Job Fairs, Employment and Goodwill

KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday on KTAR at 7:27 a.m. Via • Interim HealthCare is looking for certified caregivers in the East Valley. The company is hosting a job fair Friday from noon until 4 p.m. near Higley and Broadway roads in Mesa. • Grainger plans to hire more than 400

Chase gives $925K in grants to entrepreneurial nonprofits

Eight local nonprofits working to help underserved entrepreneurs in the Valley received nearly $1 million in grants from JPMorgan Chase. Via Chase is giving out $925,000 between eight nonprofits that help local entrepreneurs expand their business through mentorships, small business loans, business development and workshops. Chase made the announcement Monday morning at the Galvanize offices during the kickoff event of PHX Startup Week, a weeklong gathering of local entrepreneurs