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The City of Mesa, in coordination with HandsOn Greater Phoenix, is recruiting residents to volunteer their time for a large-scale community service project in January.
The Big Attack
Brothers and Sisters Serving Others, an organization of 65 East Valley children and families eager to provide service in their communities, has partnered with San Tan Learning Center in Gilbert to host Walk a Day in My Shoes, a 1-mile fun run benefiting eight local families struggling with health challenges and mounting medical expenses.
Hundreds of parents, foster parents, current and former Child Protective Services (CPS) employees and child advocates showed up Tuesday night when the public had a chance to offer constructive ideas to five members of the CPS Oversight Committee.
Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers announced the organizations that earned money through Dignity Health’s 2013-14 Community Grants program.
The City of Mesa held a grand opening event on Dec. 4 for a new mixed-use development that will provide housing for low- to moderate-income families.
Saying Child Protective Services has been “hiding or not disclosing” information, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday a special panel of current and former legislators and outsiders to take a closer look at the agency.
The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce will host a holiday event on Dec. 5 to raise $5,000 to donate to a local charitable organization.
Residents of Chandler who volunteer in their community now have an opportunity to receive a little recognition for their efforts.
As Executive Director of The Arc of Arizona, an organization dedicated to serving people with disabilities since 1958, I see daily the impact of committed people joining together to advocate for the rights and community participation of people with disabilities.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for four Arizona groups involved with voter registration are trying to get a federal judge to kill a bid by Secretary of State Ken Bennett to require proof of citizenship from all who register to vote.
Eddie Basha loved St. Vincent de Paul, and he especially loved Turkey Tuesday.
Area nonprofit agencies have until Nov. 26 to apply for federal and city grant money through the City of Chandler.
While attending Prescott Valley High School in 2009, Mirannda Hays was in search of a topic for a research paper on developmental disabilities. The week of the assignment, Hays’ 6-year-old cousin was diagnosed with autism and her research topic suddenly became clear.
An upcoming event at the Phoenix Marriot Mesa Convention Center will have community members build boxes for people who have suffered a similar loss.
Mesa residents will have an opportunity to share a special breakfast with Santa Claus at the Mesa Convention Center on Dec. 14.
Taylor Christensen is an Arizona State student who started volunteering at Helen’s Hope Chest in September as part of her service-learning project. She wasn’t sure what to expect when she started working at the free clothing “store” for foster children. But after a few weeks working with foster families and children she decided to share her experience through Mesa United Way’s “Faces of Need — and Hope” project:
Who says that when our life is over that we’re forgotten, that our music dies?
A snap decision outside of some Mesa convenience stores resulted in tough lessons for 10 shoppers during a recent police operation.
Children across Maricopa County will receive a small packet of books to improve their literacy skills thanks to a recent donation from Intel.
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
Tempe-based homebuilder Fulton Homes and KTAR 620 sports radio are partering to offer one deserving 12-to-17-year-old student-athlete the chance at monthly $100 Sports Authority gift certificates and eventually a $5,000 scholarship,
East Valley residents have an opportunity to play an important role in a research project that should have a profound effect on cancer research over the next three decades.
The City of Chandler has organized an open house on Nov. 5 for the public to meet the six finalists vying to become the Chandler Police Department’s new chief.
Residents of Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert participated in numerous projects within the city and school districts last weekend as part of the annual Make a Difference Day.