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Community Animal Shelters in Need During Pandemic

 

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With the health crisis on the rise and supplies running low, our community’s animal shelters need crucial help from our community. Here are some Valley shelters in need, and what little things you can do to help our furry friends and their rescuers.  

 

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Valley Nonprofits In Need of Household Essentials

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During this time of crisis, two Valley nonprofits in particular are in need of basic household essentials and are asking locals for help. 

Local families who are aided by The Singletons, which supports single-parent households battling cancer, are asking for donations of toilet paper, laundry detergent, paper towels, Kleenex, liquid antibacterial hand soap and EPA-registered disinfectants such as Lysol spray or cleaning supplies that have Clorox. The families helped by The Singletons are of the most vulnerable with compromised immune systems...

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AZ Giving: Desert Stages Theatre Hosts 15th Annual Gala

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Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community theatre, located inside Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall. For the past 25 seasons, Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre has created a space where actors of all ages, directors, and technical crews learn, grow, and create live performing arts.

On April 17, 2020, Desert Stages will hold its 15th Annual Gala: It feels like HOME. This year’s gala will be a night full of fantastic food, drink, and live entertainment - including performances by some of our own actors. The gala will held at our "home" at Desert...

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Redefining The Crown: A Conversation With Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier

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Photo by Paul Gitelson

American pageantry has long been considered the United States’ answer to the British Monarchy – complemented by glittery tiaras, floor-length gowns and a mysteriously, dazzling allure that only those who win the competition ever seem to possess.

For many years, the pageant was argued to place more of an emphasis on beauty, rather than with substance and talent. Though as our society has shifted the way in which we regard women to be powerful, influential and beautiful, the competition has similarly evolved. Competitors now have the chance to exemplify the ways in which women can, in fact, be absolutely...

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AZ Giving: Junior League of Phoenix Celebrates 85 Years

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As Junior League of Phoenix celebrates its 85th anniversary, President Wendy Brooks reflects on the nonprofit’s notable accomplishments of the past nearly-nine decades.

AFM: Tell us about Junior League of Phoenix.

WB: Junior League of Phoenix is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. We are more than 1,000 members strong locally and one of 291 chapters in four countries totaling more than 140,000...

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