• Three Moms Leading From the Heart

    “Look for the helpers,” Mr. Rogers said, when it comes to facing tough times. In honor of Mother’s Day, we salute three extraordinary moms that took a challenge and transformed it into help that extends far beyond...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Charity Spotlight: DreamCatchers

    Organization: DreamCatchers Leadership: Founder: Caitlin Crommett Annual Budget: Approximately $90,000 Origin: Caitlin Crommett founded DreamCatchers when she was 15. She had been volunteering with a local hospice for three years and wanted to have a more tangible...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Cover Story: Miss Effervescent

    Looking back with philanthropist Billie Jo Herberger as she rides the waves of a remarkable life Her coquettish voice and million-dollar smile are magnetic, making everyone feel like friends. Billie Jo Herberger has had these gifts since...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Healing Arizona Veterans to fund treatment of Vets with Traumatic Brain Injury

    Healing Arizona Veterans, a nonprofit that financially supports the treatment of Arizona military veterans that suffer from wartime traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was bolstered recently by its largest-ever donation. The gift, from...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center Expanding to Scottsdale

    Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center is expanding its footprint to Scottsdale, occupying space in the Paiute Neighborhood Center (6535 E. Osborn Road), a City of Scottsdale-operated community that features social, recreational, cultural and educational programs and...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • TGen’s Center for Rare Childhood Disorders Provides Hope for Arizona Families

    For the Groff family, answers were a long time coming. Kelly and Kevin Groff noticed something was not right with their son Kade when he was 6 months old. They went from doctor to doctor for years,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • BHHS Legacy Foundation Presents Kids in Focus with $84,500 Grant for Mentoring Program

    Berridge Nurseries in Phoenix recently played host for the opening of the new “Hope in the Garden” exhibit featuring 50 nature-themed photos taken by the youth who participate in Kids in Focus. BHHS Legacy Foundation decided the...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • Animal Welfare Organizations Partner to Form Pet Housing Help AZ Task Force

    The COVID-19 pandemic is putting thousands of pets across Arizona at risk of being surrendered to animal shelters by families that are forced to choose between paying rent and buying groceries, medicine and other necessities — including...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • New Healthcare Partnership Seeks to Help the Underserved in Maricopa County

    Three organizations are joining forces to transform healthcare for underserved populations in Maricopa County. Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is investing $10 million in a collaboration between Creighton University and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Charity Spotlight: Gesher Disability Resources

    Gesher Disability Resources Supporting individuals with special needs in the Jewish community and their families so they can lead fuller lives Organization: Gesher Disability Resources Leadership: Executive director: Amy Hummell Board co-chairs: Wendy Horwitch and Nora Schaefer...

    • Posted 5 months ago