‘Wet Your Whiskers’ Pawty Raises Funds for Fearless Kitty Rescue

Brenda Kay + Mary Edman The Event: Wet Your Whiskers Wine Patio Pawty The Cause: Fearless Kitty Rescue – dedicated to providing a safe place for cats in need until they can be adopted into loving homes Event Date: October 22, 2021 Location: Fearless Kitty Rescue in Fountain Hills Leading Sponsors: Desert Belle Cruises, El Dorado […]

Trends Charitable Fund Gala Returns, Honors Tim Braun and 10 Valley Philanthropists

Trendsetter Honorees Ruby Farias, Ronnie Kiefer, Tracey Lytle, Sally Odergard, Diane O’Malley, Lisa Portigal, Kristen Sandquist, Robin Snyder, Stacie Stephenson & Sandra Wilken The Event: An Evening of Trends Gala The Cause: TGen via Trends Charitable Fund Event Date: October 23, 2021 Location: Omni Montelucia Resort  Event Co-Chairs: Beth McRae & Oscar De las salas Entertainment: The […]

20th Anniversary Moondance Breaks Fundraising Record, Highlights New Exhibition

Howard Berlin, Denise Wallace, Joy Berlin & Mary Ellen McKee The Event: Moondance 2021 The Cause: Heard Museum Event Date: October 23, 2021 Location: Heard Museum   Event Co-Chairs: Jan Cacheris & Marilyn Harris Entertainment: The reception featured guitarist Gabriel Ayala (Pascua Yaqui) and pianist Craig Bohmler (Cherokee) and Nate Nathan and the Mac Daddy-O’s played […]

Noche para los Niños Celebrates with ‘Day of the Dead’ Theme

Photo: Karen Shell, Founder & Executive Director Kids in Focus, and Stephanie Nowack, Noche para los Niños Event (Photo credit Chadwick Fowler) The Event: Noche para los Niños The Cause: Kids in Focus Event Date: November 4, 2021 Location: Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park  Event Chair: Stephanie Nowack Honorary Chairs: Billie Jo and the late Judd Herberger Fun Food: Tasting stations from Daily Dose Kitchen […]

Compassion With Fashion Raises $1.3M for Arizona Humane Society

Adoptable puppy Greer joined the Lindstrom Family The Event: 2021 Compassion with Fashion – Compassion in Bloom The Cause: Arizona Humane Society Event Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021 Location: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort Event Co-Chairs: Courtney Beller & Mandy Holmes Fashion Show Designer: Fashions provided by students of the Herberger Institute of Design and the […]

Montell Jordan Headlines MASK Speakeasy Gala

Jagger Spacy, Montell Jordan, Kimberly Cabral & Austin Spacy   The Event: unMASKed – A New Way to Speakeasy The Cause: MASK – Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids Event Date: October 9, 2021 Location: Fairmont Princess Emcee: Celebrity DJ Cedric Ceballos Entertainment: Montell Jordan  Leading Sponsors: Fairmont Princess | Event Partner, Valley Toyota Dealers | […]

Inaugural ‘Toast!’ Sip & Shop Event Benefits Homeward Bound

Shopping at one of the twelve vendor stations The Event: First Annual Toast! Event The Cause: Homeward Bound Event Date: 10/17/21 Location: The Clayton House in Scottsdale Leading Sponsors: Urbana & The HB BFFs Dollars Raised: $110,000 Notable Moments: The inaugural event raised funds for the homeless families in the Valley served by Homeward Bound and […]

Girls on the Run features Author of ‘Strong Is the New Pretty’ at Annual Fundraiser

Julliana Garten, Olivia Fierro & Jody Mueller The Event: The Limitless Potential Brunch The Cause:  Girls on the Run serving Maricopa + Pinal Counties Event Date:  September 18, 2021 Event Location: Omni Scottsdale Resort + Spa at Montelucia Honorees: Susan Walter | The Bob Hansen Remarkable Volunteer Award  Leading Sponsors: JP Morgan Chase + Co., Heinfeld […]

‘Buckles & Bangles’ Event Goes Out into the Desert for UMOM

Courtney Holmes of ABC15 and her husband Torrey Peterson The Event: The 12th Annual Buckles and Bangles The Cause: UMOM New Day Centers Event Date: October 22, 2021 Location: Under the stars at MacDonald’s Ranch Event Co-Chairs: Marcia & Matt Benjamin Entertainment: Live music by Mogollon Event emcee: Courtney Holmes of ABC15 Auctioneer: Letitia Frye Presenting […]