Nonprofit of the Month

junior achievement

Nonprofit of the Month: Junior Achievement of Arizona

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.

notmykid

Nonprofit of the Month: notMYkid

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.

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Nonprofit of the Month: Teen Lifeline

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.

know cares

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.