Former WNBA Champion Bridget Pettis has translated her passion and talents into another impactful space—this time, in the form of her Phoenix-based nonprofit, Project Roots AZ.
In an effort to support Childhelp, the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit advocating for abused and neglected children, local athletes, celebrities and professional chefs team up for the nonprofit’s annual fundraiser: 25 Men Who Think They Can Cook. The culinary showdown runs through June 31.
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.
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.
What’s for breakfast? Consider dining at one of nine Over Easy Arizona restaurant locations in April and ask your server how to make a donation to United Food Bank, which will be matched by the restaurant dollar for dollar.
In recent weeks, Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MSCO) Animal Safe Haven Unit announced the founding of Maricopa Animal Safe Haven (MASH), a 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to provide appropriate medical care for animals, work with the judicial system to determine ownership, and eventually ensure the animals are rehomed. The goal of the nonprofit is to raise the funds required to build a wholly new facility in Phoenix for the animals in the Safe Haven Unit.
Know a nonprofit in need of a website design makeover? Hammersmith Support, a local technology firm, is offering one special organization the opportunity to become its pro bono client for an entire year, and March 28 is your last chance to submit an application.
The Fashion and Business Resource Innovation Center (FABRIC) Tempe is a fashion-focused space that provides everything from training and guidance, to innovative industry resources and manufacturing options that enable creatives to develop their sustainable fashion businesses domestically.
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Valleywide Postino locations will donating to local chapters of Dress For Success.
Since 1974, Phoenix’s Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) has provided home and community-based services and developed energy-efficient, affordable housing to promote health, independence and dignity for all. In addition, FSL aids the aging population by hosting adult day centers, providing access to nutritious food and much more.