Intimate ‘Secret Concert’ Benefits Homeward Bound

Top Photo: Patty Sapp & Heidi Ferraro The Event: Secret Concert benefitting Homeward Bound Event Sponsors: National Bank of Arizona & Fiesta Bowl Charities Entertainment: Listeso String Quartet Event Date: May 21, 2021 Venue: The Croft Downtown Dollars Raised: $60,000 Notable Moments: This magical night surrounded by candlelight was the perfect occasion to bringsupporters of Homeward Bound back together. The […]

Annual Ryan House Breakfast Filled With Thankfulness, Raises $200,000

Kristen Keough, Susan Kricun, Tracy Leonard-Warner, Catherine Anaya, Kathy Hanley & Eric Sperling The Event: Virtual Community Breakfast benefiting Ryan House Platinum Sponsor: Arizona Central Credit Union / Gold Sponsor: Plexus Event Date: May 14, 2021 Dollars Raised: $200,000 Notable Moments: Catherine Anaya was this year’s emcee alongside Executive Director Tracy Leonard-Warner. The breakfast program showcased the inspiring work […]

Childhelp ‘Drive the Dream’ Breaks Record in the Fight Against Child Abuse

From the publisher: We received word shortly before publishing this post that Foster Friess passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021. The Event: 17th Annual Drive the Dream Gala benefiting Childhelp Honorees: Woman of the World Honoree: Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson / Man of the World Honoree: Foster Friess / Nellie Jackson Honoree: SportTruckRV Event Chair: Ivy […]

The Aggregate Debuts with First Annual ‘Stronger Together’ Luncheon

The Event: The Aggregate’s “Stronger Together” Luncheon benefiting Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center Mission: The Aggregate’s mission is to connect, support and inspire women in law and beyond in modern and constructive ways. The Stronger Together event will benefit a different charity each year. Founders: Juliet Burgess & Karen Bradshaw Event Date: April 23, 2021 Venue: Mountain Shadows […]

Fitzgerald Honored, $2.5M Raised for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

The Event: Today’s Kids, Tomorrow’s Stars benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley Honoree: Larry Fitzgerald Arizona State Youth of the Year: Vakentae Cooks from the I.G. Homes Branch Youth of the Year: Vakentae Cooks from the I.G. Homes Branch (also Arizona State Youth of the Year!) // Dylan Heninger – Superstition Mountain Branch // Jahari Herring – The Bob & […]

‘Picture This’ Virtual Event presented Incredible Stories for Annual SARRC Community Breakfast

The Event: 23rd Annual Community Breakfast benefiting Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) Event Co-chairs: Elana and Chadwick Campbell & Jena and Charlie Markle Title Sponsor: Jaburg Wilk Event Date: April 29, 2021 Notable Moment: Fourteen-year-old Bodie opened the virtual program this year and shared his story about how SARRC has helped him “come out of his shell” […]

Two Pups Hosts Drive-in Movie to Raise Funds to Aid Abused Animals

The Event: Drive-In Movie Night benefiting Two Pups Wellness Fund Special Appearances: Barbra Seville, Mia Adams & Naomi St. James of Drag Queen Extraordinaire  Event Date: May 15, 2021 Venue: WestWorld of Scottsdale Dollars Raised: $75,000 Notable Moments: The dog-studded evening kicked-off with guests receiving goodie bags filled with dog treats and tennis balls for their pets upon arrival. The […]

Champions Dinner Brings Joy to Children Battling Cancer

The Event: 2021 Champions Dinner benefiting The Baller Dream Foundation Baller Sponsors: C.P. & Elizabeth Drewett – Drewett Works Architecture // Sandy & Marlene Horwitz – Innovative Wine Cellar Design // The DeTommaso Family // Dr. Mohammad Vaziri – Valley Perinatal Services // Andy Bolwar – Bella Grey Design // Robert Szewczyk – Rise48 Equity // Katrina […]