Stories tagged: "nonprofits"

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Graves in 19th-Century Phoenix Cemetery Preserved by Volunteer Efforts

The Pioneers’ Cemetery Association, labors to preserve long-neglected grave markers in Phoenix.

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Phoenix Woman Raises Over $7,000 Worth of Toys for Kids This Christmas

What started as a way to give back during the pandemic has grown into an endeavor that provides holiday gifts for hundreds of Valley children.

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A Q&A With the CEO of Trellis on Arizona’s Nightmare of a Housing Market

We spoke to Patricia Garcia Duarte, the president and CEO of Trellis, about Arizona's unusually competitive housing market.

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Hundreds of Navajo Elders Need Firewood Ahead of Winter and Chizh for Cheii Is Here to Help

Volunteers are working to provide 900 loads of firewood to Navajo elders this year. As winter approaches, volunteers with Chizh for Cheii are preparing to deliver firewood to elders on the Navajo Nation reservation, where nearly 90% of homes rely on wood for heat. The nonprofit organization, whose name means “firewood for Grandpa” in English,...

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This Phoenix Woman Lost Two Family Members This Year. Now She’s Raising Money for Toys for Tots.

With more than 288,000 Arizonans are without jobs and federal eviction protection set to expire soon, families may find it tough to afford Christmas gifts.

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‘Arizona Gives Day’ Raises Eye-Popping $6 Million for 900 Struggling Nonprofits

As nonprofits have taken financial hits during the coronavirus pandemic, an annual statewide fundraiser raised more than ever to help them out.

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Arizona Gives Day Hopes to Raise Millions for Nonprofits Hit By Coronavirus

Nonprofits are facing staggering losses of income as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Arizona Gives Day aims to help make up for the gaps.