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I’ll Take That Puppy… Gift Wrapped Please!

| December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

Southern Arizona Golden Retriever Rescue’s biggest yearly fundraiser is their gift-wrapping service at Barnes and Noble at Broadway/Rosemont happening now through Christmas. Volunteers from the Tucson nonprofit will be there Monday-Friday 10am to noon and again in the evening from 5pm to 8pm. They are also available all day on weekends and, if that isn’t […]

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SCLD Desert Harvest Brunch: Celebrating Leadership

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sonoran Center for Leadership Development invites you to come celebrate local leadership at this fun pancake brunch, featuring local leaders speaking about the importance of leadership, and activities for kids and adults of all ages. Speakers: Matt Stuart, Imagine Greater Tucson (IGT); Jeannette Mare, director of the Ben’s Bells Project; and Corey Seemiller and Tina […]

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Introducing GivingTuesday: The Charitable Kick-Off to the Holidays

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Eight-hundred U.S. nonprofits, foundations, and companies like — TechSoup’s donor partner Microsoft — are actively promoting #GivingTuesday, a campaign to divert some of the commercial holiday frenzy toward charitable volunteering and donations. #GivingTuesday is a brand new thing in philanthropy this year. Thanksgiving kicks off the American holiday season followed immediately by Black Friday bargains […]

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5th Annual Golf Tourney Benefits Community Kids

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Come enjoy a day on the golf course, bid on a variety of great items in a silent auction AND “Start Something BIG!” Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson hosts their 5th annual golf tournament at The Westin La Paloma Country Club on Sept. 28th.  This event is held each year to bring together golfers […]

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Have a Dirty Dog?

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tucson Dog Rescue Organization Hosting Dog Wash Fundraiser We have soap & water! Arizona Greyhound Rescue is hosting our biannual all-breed dog wash. Come by PAWS Vet Center Saturday, September 22nd 9am-1pm and we will wash, dry, and trim their nails for you. All proceeds will go towards helping retired greyhounds in AGR’s care. AGR […]

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Shyann Kindness Project “Tri” for Acts of Kindness Triathlon/Duathlon

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Are you looking to showcase your athletic side?  Are you are getting ready for a full Triathlon or Duathlon?  The Shyann Kindness Project “Tri” for Acts of Kindness is for you! Their 3rd Annual Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon is the perfect opportunity for either first timers or more experienced athletes to train and participate in a relaxed sports event […]

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Have A Big Idea That Needs Funding?

Have A Big Idea That Needs Funding?

| February 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Be Big Community Contest offers a $5,000 grand prize and (5) $1,000 first prizes to fund winning ideas that benefit the community and espouse the virtues of the Be Big program. The contest is sponsored by Scholastic and the HandsOn Network. Past winners have included projects involving women’s shelters, veterans care, and lots of […]

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Join Team Jolene for Great Strides Walk for CF

Join Team Jolene for Great Strides Walk for CF

| February 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: I’m walking for CF with Team Jolene. I’d love to have your support. Click here to go to my donation page. On March 24, Team Jolene will be walking in the Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides event to raise funds and awareness for CF research. Please watch this incredible video. According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, […]

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We’re All In This Together

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is a really cool video. I want a pair of glasses like these. It’s a reminder to live charitably and with kindness and gratitude. Nuff said.

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Where to Give in the Season of Giving – Infographic

Where to Give in the Season of Giving – Infographic

| December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is a fun infographic from Credit Monkey. It illustrates several important aspects of the charity scene. Nonprofits have a significant impact in the economy — 9% of all wages come from the nonprofit sector. The chart also highlights the role of individual giving; while major corporations and foundations give many millions of dollars and […]

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