Driggs Title Agency pays it forward to Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

Phoenix-based Driggs Title Agency recently presented its first donation to Fresh Start Women’s Foundation just two months after launching its Kindness Kwest app. The app, which inspires employees to give back to the community, is a tool developed in-house that utilizes gamification to build company teamwork and enhance client relations, according to a press release. […]

University of Phoenix awards scholarships to Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

University of Phoenix presented three full scholarships to members of Fresh Start Women’s Foundation who demonstrated three core values of self-sufficiency, personal development and education. The scholarships will allow three women an opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix, according to a press release.

Fresh Start Gala raises more than $1.5M for women’s foundation

Where the past meets the future. That was the theme of this year’s milestone 20th Celebration of the Fresh Start Fashion Gala, one of the Valley’s premier fundraising events. This year, the gala raised more than $1.5 million with proceeds benefiting the programs and services for women offered at Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, and treated more than 730 guests to an inspiring evening, according to a press release.

Kleeman named VP of Development at Women’s Foundation

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation recently welcomed Cathy Kleeman as the nonprofit organization’s vice president of development. Her involvement with Fresh Start began nearly 20 years ago as she served on Fresh Start’s Executive Board and was a part of the lead capital campaign team to build the Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center located at 11th St. and McDowell in downtown Phoenix. During her tenure as a board member, Ms. Kleeman chaired several Fresh Start fundraisers including the Fashion Gala in 2002 and 2007, according to a press release.

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation welcomes new leadership for 2015-16

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation has announced its newly appointed leadership to its three boards for fiscal year 2015-16. The executive board includes Chair Terry Roman, a partner at Snell & Wilmer; Vice Chair Lorraine Field, chief people officer at Sonora Quest Laboratories; Treasurer and Finance Chair Katie Scardello, senior VP and senior client manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Secretary Jude Miller-Burke, Ph.D., executive coach, JAMB Consulting.