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Salvation Army Seeking Holiday Bell Ringers

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The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers this holiday season to be bell ringers at the Army’s famous Red Kettles, a program that was first developed in 1891. Today, donations to Red Kettles are vital in helping The Salvation Army support 25 million Americans annually with a diverse range of life-transforming social service...

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AZ Giving: Heart Ball 2017

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Photos by Michael Franco. Clockwise, from middle: Char Hubble, Heart Ball Chairwoman; Molly Stockley, Vice Chairwoman; Jennifer Moser, Vice Chairwoman; Lynne Love, 2017 Sweetheart; Carolyn Jackson, Chairwoman Elect

It all started 59 years ago by Senator Barry Goldwater’s wife, Peggy Goldwater, and since then, the Heart Ball has been one of the longest-running and most elegant events in the Valley, raising funds for the Greater Phoenix Division of the American Heart Association.

 

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Vote Now: Shannon Goldwater Up for Humanitarian Award

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Congrats to Shannon Goldwater, the founder of Feeding Matters, a Valley-based nonprofit that focuses on "furthering advances in pediatric feeding disorders by accelerating identification, igniting research,and promoting collaborative care for children and families." Goldwater is among four national finalists in the running to receive the NASCAR Foundation's illustrious Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. 

The winner of the Betty Jane France award is determined by public vote and receives $100,000 for his or her organization.

Voting is now underway, through Nov. 29. To vote for Goldwater and Feeding Matters, click here

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Phoenix Rescue Mission Launches New Campaign

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Phoenix Rescue Mission has launched its innagural  “HOMELESS FOR THE HOLIDAYS." Running now through Dec. 31, the campaign hosts several events throughout the fall and winter to support the homeless and less fortunate during the holiday season. Phoenix Rescue Mission aims to serve more than 108,000 meals during the holidays.

“More than 25,000 people in Maricopa County have no place to call home, and many of those individuals are young children with single mothers. Can you imagine how difficult it must be for these kids during the holidays when everyone else is celebrating and they’re not even...

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