Founded in 2017 in Cave Creek, Better Piggies Rescue aims to rescue, rehabilitate and educate about pot belly pigs. Danielle Betterman, director of Better Piggies Rescue, discusses how the nonprofit came to be, myths about this smart creature and Better Piggies Rescue’s adored pig yoga events.
Nonprofit of the Month
Feeding Matters has committed itself to uniting the healthcare community with families to improve care for children with pediatric feeding disorder (PFD). Here, Jaclyn Pederson, CEO of Feeding Matters, discusses just how common yet misunderstood PFD is and how you can contribute to the nonprofit’s mission as we head into Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Month in May.
With a goal of helping children ages 10 to 18 years–especially those affected by mental illness, trauma or addition–to lead healthy, mindful lives, Monica Samuels, owner of Scottsdale’s Quasar Quantum Healing, recently founded the Quasar Quantum Youth Fund.
For more than 65 years, Junior Achievement of Arizona has prepared local students to succeed in both work and life, empowering the futures of more than two million students. Here, Anne Landers, vice president of Strategic Impact, discusses the 20th anniversary of JA BizTown and the upcoming JA Bottles for BizTown event.
Delta Dental of Arizona started the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation (DDAZF) in 1997 with the mission is to improve oral health across the state, particularly for uninsured and underinsured groups and communities.
For more than 50 years, Men’s Arts Council has served as a volunteer organization and a fundraising group for Phoenix Art Museum. This month, the nonprofit hosts Lost Negatives of Rock & Roll Legends, a curated exhibition of rare photos of iconic artists from the 1960s.
Today, notMYkid aims to inspire youth to grow, thrive and reach their full potential via a full continuum of mental and behavioral health and wellness programs. Here, Shane Watson, public information officer, discusses how the pandemic has affected notMYkid, its new The Well campus and how readers can support its noble mission.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of calls and texts to Teen Lifeline, which works to prevent teen suicide in Arizona, has risen exponentially. Here, Michelle Moorhead, executive director of Teen Lifeline, discusses ways to aid the nonprofit, the role of its teen volunteers and in what ways it is honoring Teen Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Arizona breweries will tap a special beer on Sept. 16, with a portion of the brew’s sales going to suicide prevention organizations.
The United Food Bank of Arizona is a private nonprofit organization that provides thoughtful food assistance through the collection and distribution of food donations, as well as other helpful essentials.