• Carey’s Corner: Stepping Up for Older Adults

    FSL is committed to helping seniors “My mother called me up and said they wouldn’t let me in to see Gammie. Can you do something about it?” Gov. Doug Ducey shared this story with me during the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Carey’s Corner: Calling All Superheroes

    The Colten Cowell Foundation offers compassion and fun to families facing life challenges The night I went to visit the Crime Fighting Cave in Phoenix, I had no idea what to expect. My friend Bruce St. James,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Carey’s Corner: The Canvas of Your Life

    Ad exec-turned artist follows signs to pursue work that she loves Imagine for a moment that you have a massive canvas in front of you the size of your living room wall. It’s blank. Close your eyes...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • Carey’s Corner: Open Your Heart

    Local organization helps children and families see things from a new perspective             There is a big blue heart painted on an otherwise nondescript building near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix. The heart slants...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Carey’s Corner: I have a Voice

    Speaking up for the Down syndrome community “It was kind of sad. Nobody celebrated her birth. For me, as a first-time mom, it was hard. I felt very isolated.” When Jennifer Gage gave birth to her first...

    • Posted 6 months ago
  • Carey’s Corner: Giving Is in the Cards

    Local DJ puts happiness in hand By Carey Peña             I have met a lot of great people over the years. People who are determined to do their part to spread light, love, security, food, shelter and...

    • Posted 7 months ago
  • Carey’s Corner: Research Today, A Cure Tomorrow

    JDRF is leading the effort to fight Type 1 diabetes By Carey Peña             In May 2014, the Roberts family rushed their son JD to the emergency room.             The star football player had been experiencing some...

    • Posted 9 months ago