Congratulations!

AFTER A YEAR AND MORE THAN 1 MILLION
VOTES, WE HAVE A WINNER!

In fact, we have six! We are so pleased to announce that each and every organization received funds to continue shining a light on the great work they do in our community.

Coming in at 507,707 votes, the winner of the $30,000 grant is Operation School Bell (Assistance League of Phoenix)! A big "thank you" for supporting these amazing organizations and the impactful work they do.

Education

OPERATION SCHOOL BELL®

Assistance League of Phoenix

507,707 votes

ADDITIONAL GRANT
$30,000

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

65,881 votes

ADDITIONAL GRANT
$10,000

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

30,666 votes

ADDITIONAL GRANT
$5,000

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

32,730 votes

ADDITIONAL GRANT
$5,000

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

32,161 votes

ADDITIONAL GRANT
$5,000

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

333,342 votes

ADDITIONAL GRANT
$20,000

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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