A Time to Rally for Valley Nonprofits

Arizona Gives Day 2020 By Kathryn M. Miller ~ Arizona Gives Day is an annual, online giving movement aimed at celebrating and increasing philanthropy in Arizona through a 24-hour online giving event, A collaboration between the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and the Arizona Grantmakers Forum, with FirstBank as the presenting sponsor, the event helps raise awareness about the critical role Arizona nonprofits play in communities and inspires people to give generously creating a thriving and stronger Arizona for … [Read More...]

It’s Time to Rally for Area Nonprofits

By Kathryn M. Miller ~ As April begins, the world finds itself living in unprecedented times. In Arizona, schools have been temporarily closed, many businesses are closed or working at half-capacity, events have been postponed or canceled and Valley organizations and institutions — those that serve the most vulnerable among us and those that bring us hope, light and beauty — are struggling to adapt and meet the needs of those they serve. Some food banks and other social services are feeling extra pressure as … [Read More...]


Create a Spa Room in Your Home and Make Stress-Free Choices

By Barbara Kaplan ~ Creating a spa-like atmosphere in your own home is an opportunity for personal pleasure and enjoyment.  First, you have to have … [Read More...]

Nicole Anne Yoga Offers Discount on Virtual Holistic Wellness Programs

During the month of April, Nicole Anne Yoga — a mobile yoga and holistic wellness company — is offering private, one-on-one holistic offerings … [Read More...]

Join a Day of Giving to Help Area Nonprofits Feeling the Impact of Coronavirus

Arizona Gives Day 2020 is April 7 Nearly 1,000 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations have registered for the 24-hour online fundraising event, Arizona … [Read More...]

Male Call: “Who’s a Gooood dog” and Other Online Glitches

 By James Roberts – Last April, we talked about photo clichés. It’s time to have a little hair of the dog, so to bark, and turn again to verbal … [Read More...]

COMMUNITY VOICES: Rock Solid in Turbulent Times — By Pastor Paul Witkop

By Paul Witkop – We live in difficult times. The financial and housing markets go up and down. The coronavirus is an unknown force that is causing … [Read More...]

Governor’s Office Provides Additional Guidance on Essential Services — Closures Effective April 4

The Governor’s Office today released additional guidance on essential services and recreational activities. “During these unprecedented times, … [Read More...]

The Scottsdale Arts Festival Has Gone Virtual

The Scottsdale Arts Festival was scheduled to host its 50th anniversary celebration March 13–15, but the decision was made to cancel the in-person … [Read More...]

Agency on Aging Responds to Increase in Calls for Assistance During Coronavirus Pandemic — Provides Tips on Staying Connected

As of March 27, the Area Agency on Aging’s professional staff responded to 8,126 calls, 86 percent related to food, that have come into the … [Read More...]

Fearless Kitty Adoptions Go Virtual — Meet adoptable felines online, Thursdays at noon

The Fearless Kitty Rescue facility may be closed to the public, but the work goes on to connect with the public virtually. The rescue is now bringing … [Read More...]

Urban Farm U Offers Free Online Gardening Classes

As more time is spent indoors due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, the team at The Urban Farm decided to start offering free, daily online classes, … [Read More...]

FOREVER FAMILIES — Meet Ariah: A special little fellow who needs special parents

By Clint Williams, Aid to Adoption of Special Kids ~ You need just one word to describe young Ariah – mellow. “Ariah is most laid-back little guy … [Read More...]

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