‘Brunch for Love’ Delivers Impact and Stories of Perseverance for Child Crisis Arizona

Leah Dines, Torrie Taj, Brigitte Rapatz, Amy Sanders & Rachel Cooper – Photo by Colleen Katz, Pictures in Pixels The Event: Brunch for Love The Cause: Child Crisis Arizona Event Date: October 1, 2021 Location: Arizona Biltmore and virtually Lead Event Underwriters: The Bidstrup Foundation & General Dynamics Dollars Raised: $600,000+ Notable Moments: Organization CEO, Torrie Taj, […]

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 […]

The Great Outdoors Gala Sparks $2.8M for Child Crisis Arizona

The Event: The Great Outdoors Gala, Glamping Style Benefitting Child Crisis Arizona 2021 Legacy of Love Award Honorees: Thunderbirds Charities Presenting Sponsors: Willscot Mobile Mini and Cal & Tricia DeSouza Entertainment: Live music from Notes from Neptune Event Date: April 17, 2021 Venue: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa Dollars raised: $2.8 million Notable Moments: Fundraising was […]

February 2020: Tracy and Louis Basile

February 2020 Honorees Tracy and Louis Basile Co-chairs of the 2020 Gala: A Night in Morocco benefiting Child Crisis Arizona Why do you support Child Crisis Arizona? TRACY: At the time we became aware of Child Crisis Arizona and their work, we had our own young kids. It became very apparent to us that our […]

Child Crisis Arizona’s Lunch for Love Raises $500K

The Event: Child Crisis Arizona Lunch for Love The Cause: Child Crisis Arizona / childcrisisaz.org Mission: Child Crisis Arizona’s mission is to provide Arizona’s children a safe environment, free from abuse and neglect, by creating strong and successful families. Sponsors: The Bidstrup Foundation, General Dynamics, Talking Stick Resort, Jaburg Wilk Attorneys at Law, Ford, Blandford Homes […]

Cakes, Cocktails & Kendra Raises Funds to Support Child Crisis Arizona

By Tyler Butler Popular jewelry designer Kendra Scott took its community involvement to the next level as the title sponsor of a new event in support of Child Crisis Arizona, a nonprofit that’s aided vulnerable children and families in the Valley for four decades. The inaugural event, Cakes, Cocktails & Kendra took place at The […]

Child Crisis Arizona ‘Un-Masks’ Cycle of Child Abuse and Neglect at Annual Gala

By Tyler Butler A cloud of mystery, excitement and love for Arizona’s most vulnerable children filled the air this past Saturday evening during the “Masquerade Ball,” the 38th annual Friends of Child Crisis Arizona Gala. Four hundred and fifty guests donned a variety of unique masks and helped raise over $500,000 for Child Crisis Arizona […]

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital Hosts Holiday Drive for Child Crisis Arizona

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital is hosting a holiday drive for Child Crisis Arizona, a 40-year-old organization that aims to provide vulnerable Arizona children with a safe environment free from abuse and neglect.   Donations will be accepted from hospital employees and community members through December 19 at the front lobby of the hospital.   “The […]

Wine and Stogies Help Raise Money for Kids in Crisis

Nearly 400 women participated in the 7th Annual Wine, Women & Horses event on April 8 – which included a lunch, hat contest and the opportunity to see live horse racing. Men meanwhile, enjoyed a barbecue meal, cigar smoking, sports playing and watched the live horse racing as well. The event featured silent auctions and […]