Make-A-Wish® Arizona Names New CEO

Fran Mallace, a former board member and group vice president of Cox Media, has been named the new president and CEO of Make-A-Wish® Arizona. “We are pleased to add Fran to an already strong team of leaders and staff who are dedicated to growing the number of wish kids we reach each year,” said Andrea […]

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation and Arizona PBS Launch Statewide Partnership

Photo: Volunteers prepping for outreach to kids through El Rio Health, another of the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation’s partners as it relates to proactive work to promote oral health. (Courtesy of Delta Dental) The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is partnering with Arizona PBS on an educational outreach program to promote good oral health […]

Kitchen Doors: Health and Flavor Come Together, Happy Lunar New Year and More

Health and Flavor Come Together Sapiens Paleo Kitchen offers nutritious, delicious options Sapiens Paleo Kitchen opened in North Scottsdale in 2019 to provide food that is not only nutritious but tastes good. The paleo diet highlights fresh, whole, unprocessed foods and eliminates grains, legumes, sugar and most sources of dairy to promote optimal digestion and health. […]

Nourishing Mind, Body and Soul

Nonprofit provides food, clothes, employment help — and hope Organization NourishPHX Leadership Executive DirectorBeth Fiorenza Board ChairArturo Moreno, CPA Origin: NourishPHX got its start when an interfaith coalition joined forces in the late 1960s. The Community Clothing Bank (the clothing arm of the original St. Mary’s Food and Clothing Bank), North Phoenix Corporate Ministries and […]

Modern Home Office: Create a Stylish and Functional Working Space

Andrea Moseley, the president and CEO of AWE Corporate Interiors, has more than 37 years of success in the commercial furniture industry. Her long association with the industry and the local market prompted her to create AWE Corporate Interiors in 2004. She combines her knowledge of furniture products and applications for a variety of budgets, […]

A 2nd Act: Doing Good and the Value of the Helper’s High

The mission of the magazine you’re reading is to “celebrate the people and groups who give generously and work to build the future of our community.” Valley of the Sun residents give to such an extent that their stories fill every issue throughout the year. And we aren’t alone. Despite a worldwide event unprecedented in […]

ACI Holiday Luncheon Raises Record-Breaking Amount for Phoenix Art Museum’s Fashion Design Department

The Event: Arizona Costume Institute Holiday Luncheon The Cause: Arizona Costume Institute Event Date: December 6, 2021 Location: Phoenix Art Museum  Event Co-Chairs: Donna Johnson & Lisa Shapiro Honorary Chair: Diane Halle Lead Sponsors and Underwriters: Diane Halle, Brooke Levy, Main Dish, To Be Continued…A Consignment Boutique Dollars raised: $300,00+ Guest Speaker: Michael Costello, Fashion Designer  Table […]

Dinner Is Served! The Salvation Army Metro Phoenix serves 6,000 Christmas meals

The Salvation Army Metro Phoenix held its annual Christmas dinner event at the Phoenix Convention Center on Dec. 25, and between dine-in, pickup and home-delivered meals, more than 6,000 meals were provided to Valley neighbors. Guests at the Convention Center also enjoyed free haircuts and nail service, music, family photos, games, gifts and photos with […]

Children’s Museum of Phoenix Goes Retro for Annual Gala

The Event: Retro Recess: The 2021 Children’s Museum Gala   The Cause: Children’s Museum of Phoenix Every Child Program   Event Date: November 6, 2021   Location: Children’s Museum of Phoenix   Presenting Sponsor: The Carol Critchfield Foundation   Entertainment: DJ Miss Mixx and The JJ’s Band   Caterer: Fabulous Food   Florist: Julia & the Boys Floral Creations […]