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Charity Feature: Chicanos Por La Causa

Wed Sep, 2018

-By Omar Soussi  Empowerment. This one word defines what Chicanos Por La Causa has been about for the last 49 years. Created in 1969 during the movement of famous labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) was founded to help those with oppression and empower Latinos in Phoenix, and […]

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Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels live in the Here and Now

Wed Sep, 2018

– Written by Andy Shultz The Arizona sun shined brightly through the skylight into the lobby of Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels. No matter how many times I tried to re-adjust my chair the light continued to follow me and only get brighter. “I believe Amanda is trying to play a joke on you with the […]

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Charity Feature: Playworks Arizona

Mon Oct, 2017

On average, 160,000 children skip school every day in the United States because they are bullied. In an effort to stop bad behavior, anti-bullying programs help educate children on how to properly handle their unsatisfactory actions toward others. Playworks is a national nonprofit that helps children develop the social and emotional skills they need to […]

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Charity Feature: Gary Hanson

Tue Oct, 2017

Four years ago, Gary Hanson got a call on his way home from work and the speaker on the other line had one simple question. “How do you look in yellow?” asked Patrick Barkley, a member of the Fiesta Bowl Board of Directors. For better or for worse, Hanson was about to find out because […]

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CHARITY FEATURE: CHILDREN’S CANCER NETWORK

Mon Oct, 2017

In 2004 as a senior in high school, Jenny Luttrell came to her parents with an idea. After watching her younger brother, Jeff, fight Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia since his diagnoses on his second day of Kindergarten, she hoped to make a difference in the lives of families affected by pediatric cancer. “She wanted to put […]

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