The Singletons is a local nonprofit dedicated to helping single-parent families battle cancer. Here, Jody Boyd, executive director and founder, discusses why donations are critical for the summer months ahead and how our community can help the nonprofit during its greatest time of need.
Nonprofit of the Month: Better Piggies Rescue
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.
Girls Can Build Initiative Aims to Inspire
With women only making up 10 percent of the construction industry, it’s time for a change in the field. With the help of one of Arizona’s top female-owned contracting companies, a new initiative, Girls Can Build, that stat will soon be history.
Over Easy and Hickman’s Family Farms Team Up for United Food Bank
For the entire month of April, Over Easy and Hickman’s Family Farms are teaming up, once again, to raise funds (and eggs!) for United Food Bank.
AZ Beers That Give Back
While you’re kicking back in the warm spring air and cracking open a cold one, we suggest you to sip a beer that gives back. Here are local favorites for glugging–and giving back.
Nonprofit of the Month: Feeding Matters
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.
Metta Yoga Raises $13.5K for Ukraine
After experiencing firsthand the harsh realities of a Russian invasion, Zuzana Kolinkova of New Metta Yoga has made it her mission to do everything in her power to aid the Ukrainian people, all while helping those in our community uplift themselves in the process.
Valley Shops and Restaurants Honoring International Women’s Day
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8 (and throughout the month of March), these Valley retailers and restaurants are giving back to locally based women’s nonprofits. Here’s where to shop and savor in honor of a wonderful cause.
Nonprofit of the Month: Quasar Quantum Youth Fund
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.
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.