Food for the Hungry names new financial officer

Food for the Hungry has hired Keith Cowan as the nonprofit’s chief financial officer. Mr. Cowan has more than 30 years of finance experience, working with PwC, Honeywell International, AAA Arizona and most recently the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, according to a release. “During his more than 11 years at AAA Arizona, (Mr.) Cowan […]

Actor’s trust provides financial boost to Valley veterans’ group

Valley-based nonprofit S.E.E.4VETS has received a $100,000 donation on behalf of actor and veteran William E. Phipps. The $100,000 gift to Support Education and Employment for Vets came from the trust of Mr. Phipps, who died in June at the age of 96. The money will support student veterans at community colleges “to persist and advance in their […]

Pet therapy nonprofit seeks volunteers to expand programs

Gabriel’s Angels, a nonprofit that delivers pet therapy to children, is expanding and is looking for more volunteers. Founded in 2000 by Pam Gaber and her dog Gabriel, the organization plans to increase its base of 225 volunteers to serve more young people. Volunteers with and without registered pet therapy dogs are needed. The pet therapy […]

Pearce Family Foundation launches new initiative

  A Valley nonprofit has undertaken a new project designed for those who want to help families without having to make monetary donations. The Pearce Family Foundation’s Community Angels program allows donors to give furniture, manual labor, cars and more to some of its Angels Around Us families. Questions from supporters about helping in ways […]

Brides Against Breast Cancer tour to stop in Phoenix

Brides Against Breast Cancer is a national nonprofit that tours the country selling donated wedding gowns with the proceeds directly going towards programs and services for people who are impacted by cancer. The Nationwide Tour of Gowns will make a “tour stop” in Phoenix on Aug. 29, at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix. VIP entry costs $20 per person and will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; general admission will be $5 per person from 3 to 6 p.m. By purchasing VIP tickets, patrons can be the first to try on and purchase gowns, enjoy snacks, beverages, entertainment and giveaways, according to Brides Against Breast Cancer event page.