With a mission to alter the way the world views a Down syndrome diagnosis, GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix was founded in 2015, as one of more than 50 brick-and-mortar locations across the United States and Mexico. Here, Jennifer Gage, Phoenix founder/president emeritus, discusses GiGi’s Playhouse’s upcoming “hybrid” fundraiser and the nonprofit’s goals for the coming year.
Hunkapi Programs, an equine therapy farm located in Scottsdale, has broken ground on a new arena, which will be used for the farm’s signature therapeutic riding sessions.
Tempe’s Vessl, Inc. is joining forces with the Nightingale 2030 Resilience Fund and the American Cancer Society to spearhead the Thank a Nurse Campaign that began Nov. 1.
Don’t be a Chump! Check for a Lump! works to provide free breast health education, testing and direct assistance to breast cancer survivors with wigs, support and resources in Arizona.
The Valley’s own Feeding Matters, a national advocacy organization for Pediatric Feeding Disorder, has announced the appointment of Jaclyn Pederson as the new chief executive officer. Pederson has already been an integral part of the Feeding Matters organization for seven years.
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Arizona Facial Plastics and Sojourner Center have teamed up with Phoenix’s Charity Charms to raise awareness and funds through their Key to Strength program.
Through the end of October, these Arizona businesses are lending their support to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From purchasing a pretty-in-pink bracelet to delicious locally made popcorn, these local businesses make it easy to give back to BCA causes.
On Friday, Oct. 16, Downtown Phoenix’s Arizona Center is set to host Empty Bowls, an event benefiting Waste NOT, which helps the one in six Arizonans who experience food insecurity.
Gompers serves 500 students and adults with physical and developmental disabilities in metro Phoenix. As it approaches its 75th anniversary, it continues its mission to transform local lives for the better with unique programming and experiences.
September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month might be coming to an end, but there are still plenty of ways to make a difference in the lives of the kiddos at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.