Charity Spotlight


     
  • Charity Spotlight: Angels in the Outfield

    Organization: 4MOM Leadership: CEO: Braden Bishop, Seattle Mariners outfielder and founder of Cognition Coffee Co-founder: Hunter Bishop, San Francisco Giants outfielder and up-and-coming DJ Origin: After Suzy Bishop was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at 54, her son...

    • Posted August 27, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: Healing from the Wounds of War

    Warrior Songs uses music to help veterans relieve PTSD Organization: Warrior Songs Founder and executive director: Jason Moon Origin: Singer/songwriter Jason Moon served in Iraq from 2003 to 2004 as a general construction equipment operator in a...

    • Posted August 4, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: One Organization, Many Services

    Wesley Community & Health Centers serves the whole health of its community THE STORY For 70 years, Wesley Community & Health Centers has provided community programs, services, classes, and activities for families living in south-central Phoenix. For...

    • Posted May 7, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: Hearts of Gold

    Rescue A Golden helps beloved breed THE STORY             In 1998, Joyce Hubler, a retired detective from the Phoenix Police Department, did some sleuthing that changed thousands of dogs’ lives. She had gotten her first Golden Retriever,...

    • Posted April 2, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: Changing the Cycle

    Go With the Flow is there when girls need it THE STORY             In 2017, Demetra Presley saw a Facebook video that changed her life. The video showed how a teacher, who was often approached by students...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: The Making of a Movement

    The Black Theatre Troupe is doing some of the community’s most vital theater THE STORY             The Black Theatre Troupe began as a way to alleviate some of the racial tensions of the late 1960s and early...

    • Posted February 6, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: Offering a Lifeline

    A connection of hope for Arizona teens is one call away THE STORY             Teen Lifeline started in 1986 after a TV movie called “Surviving” aired. The prime-time special starring Molly Ringwald was controversial because it was...

    • Posted January 2, 2020
  • Charity Spotlight: Legacy of Angels

    The Pearce Family Foundation makes life easier for families of a child facing a life-threatening disease The Story             Six years ago, Meghan Alfonso started the Pearce Family Foundation to carry on her family’s legacy of making...

    • Posted December 5, 2019
  • Charity Spotlight: National Charity League

    Building mother-daughter bonds while helping today’s girls become tomorrow’s leaders The Story             In 1925, a group of women joined together to support the American Red Cross by making layettes and assembling food baskets during the holidays....

    • Posted October 3, 2019
  • Charity Spotlight: Assistance League of Phoenix

    Help on Wheels Ashley Ford | Assistant Publisher The Story Operation School Bell has been making a difference to underserved children across the country for more than 100 years, and locally in the Valley for more than...

    • Posted July 3, 2019