The Singletons ‘Swing into Spring’ Raises Funds for Single Parents Fighting Cancer

The Singletons hosted its fourth annual “Swing Into Spring” event on March 23, 2024, at the Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Showroom. Proceeds from the event support the organization’s mission to serve single parents facing a cancer diagnosis. Presenting Sponsor: Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Showroom Emcee: Chef J Perry Auctioneer: Subyn Novelle  Entertainment: Linda Perry | […]

Annual ‘Evening on the Diamond’ Raises over $3M for Diamondbacks Foundation

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation hosted the annual “Evening on the Diamond” event on March 23, 2024, at Chase Field. Nearly 800 guests gathered to dine, bid and dance the night away on the stadium field. Presenting Sponsor: Crescent Crown Distributing  Lee T. Hanley Community Leadership Award Recipient: Phil Gallagher, Avnet CEO Emcee: Derrick Hall Dollars […]

‘Fresh Brunch’ for one•n•ten Breaks Attendance & Fundraising Records

one•n•ten hosted its annual Fresh Brunch on March 24, 2024, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. The sold-out event had more than 1,900 attendees, making it the largest nonprofit fundraising attendance in a ballroom in Valley history.  Title Sponsors: Basis Educational Ventures | Trulieve | Waymo | AlphaGraphics | US Bank | Fry’s Foods […]

Mesa Arts Welcomes Yo-Yo Ma for Annual Gala Event

The Mesa Arts Center Foundation held its annual fundraising event with the theme Strings Awakening: An Evening with Yo-Yo Ma on March 9, 2024, at the Mesa Arts Center. Presenting Sponsor: The Opus Group Event Chair: Heidi Kimball Dollars Raised: $160,000+ Auctioneer: Frankie Fletcher Notable Moments: The highlight of the evening was the incredible performance […]

Piper Trust Hosts Author Richard Stengel, Inspires Leaders from His Time with Nelson Mandela

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust hosted and presented a special engagement with Richard Stengel, author of “Mandela’s Way: Lessons for an Uncertain Age” on March 20, 2024. Keynote Speaker: Richard Stengel Notable Moments: Piper Fellow Denise Resnik helped to organize this event, which brought award-winning journalist, author and political analyst Richard Stengel to Phoenix for […]

American Cancer Society Honors ‘Game Changers’ at Annual Gala

The American Cancer Society Arizona hosted its annual Game Changer Gala on March 1, 2024, at the Clayton House. The event honored eight cancer champions representing survivors, caretakers and healthcare heroes, all while raising funds for research. Presenting Sponsor: Sonora Quest Laboratories  Event Co-Chairs: Lamont Yoder & Cathy Thornton Brown Honorees: Lorraine Bergman | Pedro […]

Fashionable ‘Fresh Start Gala’ Celebrates Women, Program Success Stories

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation hosted its annual Gala event on March 23, 2024, at The Phoenician. Neiman Marcus showcased Carolina Herrera’s Spring Collection at this year’s signature couture cocktail hour. Gala Chairs: Cindy Watts & Mark El-Tawil Founders’ Award Honoree: Michelle Kerrick  Fashion Show: Neiman Marcus presents Carolina Herrera with Creative Director Wes Gordon Entertainment: […]

It Was All About PINK at the Barbie Exhibit Opening at Phoenix Art Museum

The Phoenix Art Museum hosted a special VIP Preview Night of Barbie®: A Cultural Icon + The Power of Pink on February 13, 2024, examining the evolution and impact of Barbie from child’s toy to global phenomenon. Exhibit Curator: Helen Jean, the Jacquie Dorrance Curator of Fashion Design at Phoenix Art Museum Notable Moments: The […]

‘Hope in Motion’ Event Celebrates 50 Years of Community Impact by FSL

On March 19, 2024, FSL hosted its annual ‘Hope in Motion’ Breakfast at the Arizona Biltmore. The breakfast celebrates 50 years of the organization. Presenting Sponsor: Waymo Safe to Age Award Recipient: APS Emcee: Whitney Clark, Arizona’s Family Dollars Raised: $162,000 Notable Moment: Attendees were welcomed with an extensive overview of the organization’s recent accomplishments […]