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CREATING CHANGE TOGETHER

We’ve selected six different causes with different areas of focus and given them $7,500 to make an impact on our community. Now it’s up to you to help decide who will get the additional $30,000 in grant money to continue their meaningful work. Get to know the six outstanding organizations and vote for the cause you’re most passionate about. And each time you vote, you get an entry into our prize drawings!

152,276

education

43,095

health

18,287

youth development

21,521

NEIGHBORHOOD BEAUTIFICATION

18,392

fine arts

146,871

animal welfare

Education

OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®

Assistance League of Phoenix

152,276 votes

It's proven that starting a new school year feeling self-confident is a child's first step towards educational success. Operation School Bell provides brand new school uniforms and properly fitting shoes to kids who would have otherwise gone without and risked missing out.

Health

BAGS OF HOPE

Kitchen on the Street

43,095 votes

For kids who depend on meals provided by school, breaks from school also mean a break from food. Bags of Hope provides nutritious, shelf stable meals and snacks so kids in need receive the consistent nourishment outside of school that’s needed to live a healthy life.

Youth Development

NO PLACE FOR HATE®

Anti-Defamation League

18,287 votes

Bullying, racism and hatred are widespread issues that must stop. No Place for Hate® is a program that helps K-12 schools to create safe learning environments that promote inclusion, appreciation of diversity and respect for others, helping kids reach their full potential.

NEIGHBORHOOD BEAUTIFICATION

HOPE NEIGHBORHOOD GARDEN

MentorKids USA

21,521 votes

Some see a dirt lot as just dirt, but MentorKids USA sees the South Phoenix corner as the perfect spot for the Hope Neighborhood Garden. The 96 plot garden and meditation center will bring families together, build community and increase neighborhood pride.

Fine Arts

WEEKLY MENTOR PROGRAM

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona

18,392 votes

The arts give children a voice. Each year, more than 2,800 kids living in group homes and homeless shelters spend 16 weeks with devoted Free Arts mentors who use music, creative writing, drama, and art to help kids express themselves and change the course of their lives.

Animal Welfare

EMERGENCY MEDICAL FUNDS

HALO Animal Rescue

146,871 votes

More than 100 animals are euthanized each day in Phoenix shelters because of treatable injury, illness or young age. HALO Animal Rescue provides a safety net for these animals, providing medical care to get them on the road to adoption.

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