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AZ Giving: Lisa Glow of Central Arizona Shelter Services

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The goal of Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), the longest-serving and largest emergency homeless shelter in Arizona, is to end homelessness one life at a time. This noble mission and the nonprofit's success is in great part thanks to its CEO, Lisa Glow. Here, get to know Glow and her hopes for the future of CASS...

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AZ Giving: Food for the Hungry

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Charity begins at home. And in the midst of a chaotic holiday season, the Phoenix-based global organization, Food for the Hungry, is working to serve the physical and spiritual needs of the world’s most vulnerable through its international relief and development efforts. Via its annual gift catalog, people can sponsor a child, donate or purchase items—everything from medical care for a child to two chickens for a poverty-stricken family.

Phoenix’s Food for the Hungry, which was founded in 1971 by Larry Ward, envisions a world where impoverished communities are no more and vulnerable...

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Q & A with Lauren Teahen of Lauren of Driving Out Domestic Violence Gala and Golf Event

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This November, one of the Valley’s signature charity events kicks into high gear. This is the eighth year former major league baseball player Mark Teahen and his wife, Lauren, put on their Driving Out Domestic Violence Gala and Golf event in Scottsdale. The annual event, which takes place Nov. 2 and 3 draws celebrities from the MLB, NFL, NBA and PGA and raises valuable funds for Chrysalis and victims of domestic violence. The golf tournament runs all day Friday at Talking Stick Resort and, then, on Saturday guests are invited to mix and mingle with celebrity athletes...

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Send a "Happy Halloween" to a Phoenix Children’s Hospital Patient

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Some kiddos don't have the privilege of walking door to door, donning a pirate getup and munching on candy corn this Halloween. For the patients of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, show them that they are on your mind by sending a free Halloween e-card.

The process is simple: Visit PCHHalloween.org to select your Halloween message and design (a cute ghost, a witch or skeleton). Enter your name and email address, and the staff at Phoenix Children’s Hospital will deliver your Halloween card to kids at the Hospital on Halloween, Oct. 31.

 

 

David and Meghan Johnson to Host Johnson Family: Agents of Change Benefit

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Arizona Cardinals' running back David Johnson is continuing to use the power behind his athletic success to better the community by hosting Johnson Family: Agents of Change event on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:30pm at Mountain Shadows. Johnson Family: Agents of Change event will benefit The Johnson’s Family Mission 31 Foundation, whose mission is to provide opportunities and resources to seriously ill children and their families by offering daily support and life changing experiences.

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