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When it comes to improving our community and helping people in need, Mesa has no shortage of role models. That’s what makes Susan Carland’s selection for Mesa United Way’s Ross N. Farnsworth Spirit of Mesa Award so special.
Are you 18 to 24-years-old and looking for a summer job? The AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers to Service America) Summer Associates Program is looking for participants.
A Valley woman's dying wish was fulfilled this Mother's Day weekend, thanks to the Dream Foundation.
I feel it has become an embarrassment to the community of Gilbert to have three very radical (Town) Council members. No other neighboring city councils have such radicals that would want to protest federal grants for seniors and the needy.
Zaharis Elementary's Lemonade Club presented $414 to Academy Award winner, author and musician Jeff Bridges, international spokesperson for Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry, last week. Principal Mike Oliver shared this story:
The City of Mesa is celebrating Global Youth Service Day by hosting an athletic shoe drive for kids 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 at Mountain View High School.
While visiting a second-grade classroom in Chandler some seven years ago, Barbara Blalock witnessed a 7-year-old girl hand in her right tennis shoe as collateral. She was borrowing a pencil from her teacher.
Valley of the Sun United Way and Mesa United Way are partnering for a special Project Connect event April 11 at Broadway Christian Church, 7335 E. Broadway Road, Mesa.
Valley of the Sun United Way and Mesa United Way will join together this week for the fifth Project Connect event held in the City of Mesa since 2009. It is an effort to prevent and end homelessness in the community.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith spoke honestly with United Food Bank President Bob Evans on Wednesday.
Because of the actions of two Paz de Cristo Community Center employees and the quick response of Mesa and Tempe fire departments, the facility that serves as a food bank, social services center and dining hall for the homeless and working poor was spared major damage when flames broke out last week.
United Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help administer a national study that helps food banks have a greater understanding of hunger and the needs of their communities.
For Our City-Gilbert is looking for volunteers to help us complete various projects around the Town on Saturday, April 13.
On Good Friday, Feed My Starving Children invites church groups and families to pack meals funded by their own donations to feed the poor.
Valley residents will band together this weekend to walk for an organization that got its start in the Phoenix area more than three decades ago, and on behalf of youngsters around the world looking to have that one ultimate wish granted.
The Arizona State University Foundation for a New American University is asking students, alumni, and supporters to mark March 7 and 8 on their calendars for the fundraiser event billed “Mark It Day.”
Mesa businesses are invited to become partners with Mesa United Way with its “Make it Mesa: Unite Against Hunger” campaign. Businesses are being asked to offer special promotions to customers and contribute a portion of the proceeds to the initiative.
Gilbert’s Friends for Life Animal Rescue will host its annual fundraising dinner and silent auction March 2 at The Buttes resort in Tempe.
As the first wall rose on her new home, Angelica Palomares silently wiped a tear from her cheek.
Arizona is facing a literacy crisis and it begins in early childhood.
Geronimo “Jerry” Diaz was named development director at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix.
Married, Arizona women are sought for the 2013 Mrs. Arizona America Pageant. The pageant will take place April 5-6 at the Tempe Center for the Arts.
Early registration is ending Jan. 15 for the Walk United 5K walk and run in partnership with Mesa United Way and Mesa Community College.
Chandler Regional and Mercy Gilbert medical centers appointed Aaron Peace as vice president of philanthropy and president of Dignity Health Foundation East Valley.