Frontdoors Review: Immersive Van Gogh

What is it? The new Immersive Van Gogh exhibit at the also-new Lighthouse Artspace in Scottsdale. We’ll start with the space — it’s a revamp of the old movie theater space in Galleria Corporate Center to basically be a big, blank canvas for the projection of art. While the gallery may be a blank slate, […]

Phoenix Suns Charities Announces Community Leaders Joining 2021-22 SC88 Program

Photo: Dr. Mannie Badyal, Lindsey Della Donna and Trisha Larson are part of this year’s Suns Charities 88. Phoenix Suns Charities has announced the community leaders that will be joining Suns Charities 88 for the 2021-22 season. SC88 was created in 2012 to offer a platform for energized business professionals across the Phoenix Metroplex to […]

Dancer Erin Reynolds Selected as the Next Grand Canyon Artist in Residence

Grand Canyon Conservancy announced that dancer Erin Reynolds from Southern California will be the next Artist in Residence at Grand Canyon National Park. Reynolds will live and work at the park from Sept. 27–Nov. 5. Reynolds grew up dancing in a small town in rural California. She has an AA in dance and an AS […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona to Award $400,000 to Tackle Diabetes in Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) will grant $400,000 to local organizations to help reverse the diabetes trend and its impact on Arizonans. Grants will be awarded to Arizona nonprofits, academic institutions, and government entities that are seeking resources to further their work related to prevention, treatment, and management of diabetes, while also addressing the […]

Dinnertime Heroes Wanted

Ronald McDonald House® Welcomes Back Volunteers Fresh, home-cooked meals show families love at Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central and Northern Arizona (RMHCCNAZ). So the nonprofit has announced that it is welcoming back volunteer dinner groups, known as Dinnertime Heroes, to provide nightly meals to families who call the House their home-away-from-home. Volunteers prepare dinner […]

Native American Connections Announces Plans for Affordable Housing Community in Downtown Phoenix

Native American Connections announced that it will begin development on The Moreland, a 216-unit affordable housing community in downtown Phoenix. The project is supported by low-income housing tax credits from the Arizona Department of Housing, in partnership with the City of Phoenix. The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) 2021 gap analysis indicates that, in […]

Highnoon Launches Highnoon CARES Foundation to Benefit Youth Education

Highnoon, a marketing and strategy agency headquartered in Tempe, has announced the formation of their nonprofit foundation, Highnoon CARES. The foundation is under application for 501(c)3 status and its mission will be to support a broad spectrum of youth education initiatives.   Highnoon CARES has as its mission the very acronym for which it is named: […]

Culinary Arts Program Brings More to the Table for Youth at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona

At-risk youth from Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona brought a super-sized helping of personal development and job readiness to the table during a recent luncheon at Devereux’s Residential Treatment Center (RTC) in Scottsdale. The luncheon capped an eight-week culinary arts program where youth obtain their Arizona Food Handler’s certificate, coinciding with July’s Culinary Arts Month […]

Child Crisis Arizona Adopts UMOM Program to House Older Foster Youth

Child Crisis Arizona is expanding services to foster youth of all ages with the adoption of the Independent Living Program for foster youth from UMOM New Day Centers. The Independent Living Program has been through several changes over the years. Originally, it was a program of Tumbleweed Youth Centers and was brought under UMOM’s services […]