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AZ Giving: Red Nose Day

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Walgreens returns as the exclusive retailer of the red noses for the fourth-annual Red Nose Day on May 24. The fundraising event helps raise funds to end child poverty--one nose at a time. From now until June 2, all 241 Arizona-based Walgreens locations will sell red noses for $1, with profits from all sales...

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Phoenix Rescue Mission Launches Sixth Annual Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign

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Experts are predicting that Phoenix could experience one of its hottest and most dangerous summers yet this year. In an effort to protect the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins who are at risk, Phoenix Rescue Mission is launching its sixth-annual city-wide Code:Red Summer Heat Relief Campaign.

Beginning May 1 and running through August 31, Phoenix Rescue Mission will partner with businesses and municipalities, including the cities of Phoenix, Peoria and Glendale, to distribute water, hygiene kits (Hope Totes), new socks, toiletries, monetary donations and more.

Phoenix Rescue Mission is also in need of...

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AZ Giving: First Place AZ

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With the goal to advance the quality of life and independence for adults with autism, two organizations have come together to create a revolutionary housing opportunity.

“It brings out kindness and purpose in people and truly connects us,” says Denise D. Resnik (pictured), First Place AZ founder, president and CEO, about 29 Palms II, a very special residential project scheduled to break ground this fall. First Place AZ is a nonprofit that strives to advance the development and quality of life and independence for adults with autism and other neuro-diversities. With its vision and mission in mind, First Place AZ and the...

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April 28: Junior League of Phoenix's White Party

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Looking to mix, mingle and dance the night away? Well, we have the perfect event for you--and its gives back to a wonderful Valley cause. On April 28, from 7 to 10 p.m., at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, join in Junior League of Phoenix's Fifth Annual White Party.

All proceeds from the White Party benefit local community programs and training sponsored by The Junior League of Phoenix. The organization of women is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained...

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Q & A with Vanessa Williams

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Although most know her for her star-power performances on stage and on the big screen, Vanessa Williams is also one of the most philanthropic celebrities. Apart from her Grammy, Tony and Emmy award nominations and her recognition as a New York Times bestselling author, she considers her philanthropic work to be among her most prestigious and accomplished segments of her career. She has supported various charitable organizations including the Special Olympics and The Eye Bank. To continue her philanthropic endeavors, she will be making a trip out to the Valley on May 18 to speak at...

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