Philanthropy

phoenix children's hospital

#StepUpWithPCH in September

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Phoenix Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is asking the Valley to #StepUpWithPCH during September. In 2020 alone, 387 children were newly diagnosed with cancer at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

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Nonprofit of the Month: KNOW Cares

In the fall, The KNOW Women, an Arizona-based women’s networking group with more than 6,000 worldwide members, announced the creation of KNOW Cares, a nonprofit focused on empowering, educating and raising funds for women and youth worldwide. Here, Sarah Benken, CEO of KNOW Women, discusses the mission and goals of the new nonprofit as well as how readers can give to this heartwarming cause.

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Nonprofit of the Month: State Forty Eight Foundation

Launched in 2020 by State Forty Eight, an adored local philanthropy-minded apparel line, State Forty Eight Foundation has a mission to enrich and strengthen Arizona through thoughtful partnerships, community action and investment in the changemakers of tomorrow. Alyssa Moore, executive director, discusses its Entrepreneur Speaker Series, its upcoming fundraising and volunteering events and State Forty Eight Foundation’s goals for 2021.

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Nonprofit of the Month: Future for KIDS

Since the early 90’s, Tempe-based Future for KIDS has provided free out-of-school, mentor-driven programs and camps that focus on academics, athletics and ethics activities for youth who face adversity. Here, Executive Director Madonna Bistany discusses Future for KIDS’ plan to launch a Tucson chapter, the importance of mentors in a kid’s life and the nonprofit’s upcoming fundraising events.