Grand Canyon Council Presents the First Class of “Scouts of the Year”

The Grand Canyon Council, an independent nonprofit chartered by the Boy Scouts of America in Arizona, is excited to honor four outstanding Scouts who have made a distinct impact in our community through leadership, citizenship, Scout spirit, heroism or community service with the inaugural 2022 “Scouts of the Year.” The selected honorees will be awarded the “Scout of […]

Ronald McDonald House Receives a $30K Grant From Thunderbirds Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona was awarded a $30,000 grant from Thunderbirds Charities. These crucial funds will support RMHCCNAZ’s mission of providing a “home-away-from-home” for families who travel to the Valley seeking critical medical care for their children by providing nights of comfort and rest at no charge. RMHCCNAZ operates three Houses in the […]

Fairytale Brownies and KABOOM! Unveil New Community Playground

In honor of its 30th anniversary, Fairytale Brownies and KABOOM! debuted a kid-designed playground at Loma Linda School in Phoenix. The months-long collaboration culminated on Feb. 23 with more than 150 volunteers installing the new playspace, which will offer more than 500 students in the Creighton School District a high-quality, safe place to play close to where they […]

United Food Bank Names New President and CEO

The board of directors of local nonprofit United Food Bank announced Jason Reed as the organization’s new president and CEO. Reed assumed his new role on Feb. 27, after a nationwide selection process. “Jason brings a wonderful mix of traditional food banking leadership, strategic and innovative thinking, as well as a personal passion for community service that will […]

Musically Fed Intercepts Over 3,100 Meals from Super Bowl LVII

In partnership with the Super Bowl, Musically Fed, a nonprofit that works with musical artists, promoters, management and venues to donate unused meals to those in need, recently announced that they gave 3,100 meals to Valley charities during Super Bowl week. The donated meals came from collecting excess catering from the setup, Super Bowl Music Fest and the […]

Delta Dental of Arizona Awards More Than $740K in Local Grants

Delta Dental of Arizona, through its Foundation, has awarded grants to 33 nonprofits working to increase access to oral health services and provide nutritional programs for underserved populations across Arizona. These funds, totaling $743,536, were awarded to support projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care among underserved children, pregnant women, seniors and […]

Gearing Up for Good at Barrett-Jackson

Ladies and gents, start your engines — for a good cause. Barrett-Jackson is in full swing, and this year, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions again feature highly anticipated vehicles on the auction block for charity. Five vehicles, including two VIN 001 productions, will cross the block with 100 percent of the hammer price going directly toward a […]

Nationwide School Network Launches for Students with Autism

Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc., a network of specialized charter schools serving neuro-diverse children and winner of the 2022 Yass Prize honoring transformational education, announced plans to form The National Accelerator of Autism Charter Schools in partnership with the South Florida Autism Charter School, Inc., in Hialeah, Fla. Diana Diaz-Harrison, founder and executive director of Arizona Autism Charter […]

Phoenix IDA and PCDIC Award Nearly $3M in Grants to Local Nonprofits

  As part of the community-focused missions of the Phoenix IDA and the Phoenix Community Development & Investment Corporation (PCDIC), the organizations announced a total of $2.9 million awarded in 2022 to nonprofits serving Phoenix and Maricopa County. Both organizations are instrumental in impacting vulnerable populations and underserved communities in Phoenix as well as Maricopa County by providing […]