Center for the Rights of Abused Children Celebrates 5 Years of Impact

The Event: 5-Year Anniversary Celebration The Cause: The Center for the Rights of Abused Children Event Date: December 8, 2022 Location: The Center for the Rights of Abused Children Presenting Sponsor: Shamrock Foods Company Anniversary Co-Chairs: Celia & Kent McClelland and Renee & Phil Giltner Notable Moments: A rooftop venue at sunset was the perfect setting […]

‘Glimmer of Hope’ Raises Hope & Funds for the Animals Cared for by PACC911

The Event: Glimmer of Hope The Cause: PACC911 Event Date: November 13, 2022 Location: Scottsdale Hilton Resort & Spa Presenting Sponsors: Lulu’s Fund and Deanna & Kemp Biddulph Co-Chairs: Bari Mears & Tina Lopez Dollars Raised: $250,000 Emcees: Jan D’Atri & Kyle Kittleson Auctioneer: Letitia Frye Caterer: The Cookie Brokers Notable Moments: The sold out event over […]

Chefs & Friends Come Together to Fight ALS at ‘Bite Nite’

The Event: Bite Nite The Cause: The ALS Association Arizona Chapter Event Date: October 8, 2022 Location: The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Co-Chairs: Rob & Doreen Meyncke Lead Sponsors: Barrow Neurological Institute | BrainStorm | John Hancock Investment Management | BHHS Legacy Foundation Dollars Raised: $350,000+ Emcee: Catherine Anaya & Larry Gaydos Auctioneer: Letitia […]

AFP Hosts National Philanthropy Day Honors

The Event: National Philanthropy Day Luncheon The Cause: Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Event Date: November 18, 2022 Location: The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Event Co-Chairs: Tiffany Luu & Wendy Owens Philanthropists of the Year: F. Francis & Dionne Najafi Outstanding Corporation: Southwest Gas FUEL for Life Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Dr. Kevin Foster Fundraising Executive […]

Arizona Costume Institute Holiday Luncheon Welcomes Rubin Singer

The Event: Arizona Costume Institute Holiday Luncheon The Cause: Phoenix Art Museum Arizona Costume Institute (ACI) Event Date: December 5, 2022 Location: Phoenix Art Museum Presenting Sponsors: to be continued…a consignment boutique | Western Alliance Bank | Brooke Levy | DeeDee Vecchione Honorary Chair: Ina Manaster Co-Chairs: Jill Krigsten & DeeDee Vecchione Dollars Raised: $330,000+ Fashion Designer & Keynote […]

Ava’s Treehouse Honors Cancer Fighting Champions

The Event: Ava’s Tree House Gala The Cause: Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children Event Date: October 21, 2022 Location: The Phoenician Presenting Sponsors: Desert Mountain Health & Desert Cove Recovery Honoree: Jim “Bones” Mackay Entertainment: Lucky Devils Band Master of Ceremonies: Drew Stoltz Auctioneer: Anna Aja Notable Moments: Jim “Bones” Mackay was presented the Goldy Award for his […]

Festive ‘Noche para los Niños’ Raises Funds for Kids in Focus

The Event: Noche para los Niños The Cause: Kids in Focus Event Date: November 10, 2022 Location: Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park Presenting Sponsors: BHP & Great Clips Honorary Chair: Billie Jo Herberger Chair: Bea Rocklin Dollars Raised: $180,000 Entertainment: Nate Nathan & the MacDaddy-O’s Emcee: Catharine Anaya Auctioneer: Anna Aja Notable Moments: A very festive […]

Trends Charitable Fund Honors ‘Legends & Legacies’

The Event: “Legends & Legacies” An Evening of Trends Gala The Cause: The University of Arizona Cancer Center Event Date: November 12, 2022 Location: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Lead Sponsors: Nancy Berge | Mr. and Mrs. E.K. Gaylord II | Charlene Berge-Blum | Jackson Family Foundation | Truelieve | Tito’s Handmade Vodka Fabulous Phoenician: Nancy Berge Trendsetters: Audrey […]

Elegant ‘Vino con Stelle’ Raises Funds for Crucial Cancer Trials

The Event: Vino con Stelle – An Evening of Wine Under the Stars The Cause: Gateway for Cancer Research Event Date: October 28, 2022 Location: The Phoenix Theatre Honorary Co-Chairs: Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson & Mr. Richard J Stephenson The Mary Brown Stephenson Award Recipient: Matt Iseman Melchior Sponsors: Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson & Mr. […]

Ryan House ‘White Christmas’ filled with Winter Magic

The Event: 11th Annual White Christmas Gala The Cause: Ryan House Event Date: December 3, 2022 Location: Arizona Biltmore Resort Co-Chairs: Jaime Spinato & Nicole Spinato-Kienlen Special Recognition: Jeanne Hertz Silver Sponsors: Amalyn Consulting | Estancia Nine and Wine | Hospice of the Valley | National Bank of Arizona  Dollars Raised: $200,000 Entertainment: The Hamptons Emcee: […]