“A Whole New World” Event Features Match for Assistance League

Posted By on April 12, 2019

The Event: 48th Annual Celebration of Caring gala

The Cause: Assistance League® of Phoenix

Mission: Assistance League of Phoenix is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that has been serving children and families in the Greater Phoenix area since 1960. Their signature program “Operation School Bus” provides school uniforms for thousands of children each year.

Event Chairman: Brenda Berliner

Excellence in Philanthropy Awards: Robert Withers of Pastoral Care Fund, BHHS Legacy Foundation & Gerald Wissink and Phoenix Rotary 100 in recognition of their philanthropic impact in the Valley.

Presenting Sponsor: Desert Financial Credit Union

Gold Sponsor: BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona

Date held: March 23, 2019

Venue: Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa At Montelucia

Notable Quote & Moment: “We are extremely grateful for the outpour of support that we received, it was truly a magical evening that was clothed in generosity” said CEO, Aimee Runyon after all paddle raise donations were matched by BHHS Legacy Foundation.

Dollars raised: $430,000+

Photo Credit: Keith & Melissa Photography

  • Steve Irwin
  • Nelson Martinez, Sebastien Ribakare
  • Violet Stanton, Aimee Runyon, Nicole Stanton
  • Steve Irwin and David Bruner
  • Pam Giannonati
  • The room
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