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Tucson Giving: Champions for Children Brunch

Tucson Giving: Champions for Children Brunch

People involved with Child and Family Resources believe it takes more than a village to raise a healthy child — it takes volunteers who donate time, energy and expertise.

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Tucson Giving: Nonprofits that deal with autism, breathing issues will benefit from walks

Tucson Giving: Nonprofits that deal with autism, breathing issues will benefit from walks

April may not bring showers to the Old Pueblo, but spring is in full swing with plenty of sunshine and a deluge of fundraising walks.

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Tucson Giving: Generations Gala will benefit nonprofit that helps seniors, caregivers

Tucson Giving: Generations Gala will benefit nonprofit that helps seniors, caregivers

For seven generations and counting — more than 130 years — the Ronstadt family has helped shape the Old Pueblo, and the Pima Council on Aging will celebrate that commitment to community at the Generations Gala on Saturday at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa.

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

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Tucson Giving: Nonprofit helped homeless teen forge a better future

Michelle Cooper understands the challenges that homeless teens face, and she has also experienced how the local nonprofit Youth on Their Own can help.

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Empty Bowls fundraiser benefits interfaith food bank

Empty Bowls fundraiser benefits interfaith food bank

When local potter Dianna Landrum looks at an empty bowl, she sees more than a work of art; she sees a meal.

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Tucson Giving: 2 opportunities to lace up, take up a cause

Springtime in the Sonoran Desert is the perfect time to step out and support local nonprofits, literally and figuratively.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Events raise awareness of Sudden Cardiac Death

Events raise awareness of Sudden Cardiac Death

When he lost his life to sudden cardiac death (SCD) at age 42 in 2005, Steven Mark Gootter was an entrepreneur and athlete known for his love of family, friends and practical jokes. As the Ninth Annual Gootter Grand Slam Tennis Exhibition & Gala Dinner approaches on Sunday, March 16, he …

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson Giving: Dream Raffle will help 2 local arts groups

Tucson Giving: Dream Raffle will help 2 local arts groups

Some might say that after winning the grand prize in the Dream Home Raffle for the Tucson Museum of Art in 2011, Loyal Moore and his wife, Marjorie, were living the dream.

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Tucson Giving: Whatz It Worth? event a big fundraiser for Assistance League

Tucson Giving: Whatz It Worth? event a big fundraiser for Assistance League

The price of a ticket to the Whatz It Worth? Antiques Appraisal Fair staged by the Assistance League of Tucson: $35. Determining the value of a family heirloom or garage-sale tchotchke while helping out local children in need: priceless.

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Tucson Giving: Fundraiser gives behind-the-scenes look at rodeo

Tucson Giving: Fundraiser gives behind-the-scenes look at rodeo

Attention, urban cowgirls!

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Tucson Giving: Fun event raises money for serious cause

Tucson Giving: Fun event raises money for serious cause

Local artists and volunteers with the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona are determined not to just mask hunger but to eliminate it. They will let the good times roll while striving for that goal at Mardi Gras on Feb. 8 at Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Road.

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Tucson Giving: Conference focus on 'Living Healthy With Arthritis"

Tucson Giving: Conference focus on 'Living Healthy With Arthritis"

As a doctor to the nation, you never turn in your stethoscope.

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Tucson Giving: TRAK helps sick kids and those with social challenges

Tucson Giving: TRAK helps sick kids and those with social challenges

Hattie Groskind cares for one of 100 animals on the TRAK grounds, 3230 N. Craycroft Road. She and other volunteers hope to raise at least $8,000 with their fundraiser.

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Tucson Giving: St. Luke’s Home

Tucson Giving: St. Luke’s Home

In 2014, Ruth Campbell and 17 volunteers with the St. Luke’s Board of Visitors are tweaking tradition: The fundraising arm for St. Luke’s Home will change up its signature fiesta and present a Western-themed 95th Baile Celebration on April 12.

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Tucson Giving: Helping animals in need

Tucson Giving: Helping animals in need

Trees are trimmed and stockings are hung, but there’s still time to wrap up holiday cheer for winged and four-legged friends — both domestic and wild — before Christmas.

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Low-income seniors need help this holiday season

Barring intervention, “Bah, humbug!” may be the holiday theme for more than 100 low-income seniors and disabled residents at Catalina Village.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Tucson Giving: Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse and Youth on Their Own

Tucson Giving: Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse and Youth on Their Own

Baby, it’s cold outside, at least by Tucson standards.

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Tucson Giving: Gap Ministries’ Festival of Hope

Tucson Giving: Gap Ministries’ Festival of Hope

Whether you are waiting for Santa, lighting the menorah or preparing for a Kwanzaa feast, the season of joy has arrived. No matter how you celebrate it, volunteers with local nonprofit organization Gap Ministries are asking that you help create a Holiday of Hope for foster children in group …

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Tucson Giving: Stuff the Hummers or Stuff-the-Bus to help the Salvation Army

Tucson Giving: Stuff the Hummers or Stuff-the-Bus to help the Salvation Army

For Tucsonans plotting strategies for shopping the sales on pre-Black Friday, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, local nonprofits are hoping that a toy for a child in need will make the list.

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Tucson Giving: The 29th Annual Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Tucson Giving: The 29th Annual Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner

At 4 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, a large army will mobilize for action.

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Tucson Giving: Wingspan Classic

Tucson Giving: Wingspan Classic

The Wingspan Classic is more than an autumn day on Sonoran Desert links; it is a chance to celebrate 25 years of support for freedom, equality, safety and well-being for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Tucson.

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Tucson Giving: Therapeutic Riding of Tucson

Tucson Giving: Therapeutic Riding of Tucson

“Horsin’ Around Under the Desert Sky” may sound like all fun and games, but it seeks to raise money to help provide therapy for people with special needs who use services at Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT) each year.

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Tucson Giving: Cheers for Charity Fundraiser

Tucson Giving: Cheers for Charity Fundraiser

Many of us are making Halloween costumes or carving jack-o’-lanterns, which means the holiday season is here. But for kids with no parents, the holiday outlook is different.

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Tucson Giving: Take a Hike for Bag It

Tucson Giving: Take a Hike for Bag It

Every fall for 10 years, Tucson has been the place where you can hike and help a cancer patient. On Nov. 3 you can hit the trail to carry on that tradition at Take a Hike for Bag It at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort.

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Classics Car Show/Reading Seed

Tucson Giving: Tucson Classics Car Show/Reading Seed

Autumn is in the air, so if you’re cruising for a fall outing with the family, look no further than the seventh annual Tucson Classics Car Show on Saturday at St. Gregory College Preparatory School, 3231 N. Craycroft Road.

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Tucson Giving: Fundraiser for Nourish, which helps kids with eating challenges

Tucson Giving: Fundraiser for Nourish, which helps kids with eating challenges

A local charity understands that for many families, it takes more than food to make a meal that nourishes the body and soul.

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Tucson Giving: Big Brothers Big Sisters 50th Anniversary Gala

Tucson Giving: Big Brothers Big Sisters 50th Anniversary Gala

Five years ago, Jake Walker made a match that changed his life, and he hopes his experience will encourage others to do the same with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson.

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Tucson Giving: National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Tucson Chapter

Tucson Giving: National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Tucson Chapter

If helping save lives is your cup of tea, you might want to attend the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Tucson Chapter’s fourth annual Teal Tea, which raises awareness about and funds education about ovarian cancer.

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Tucson Giving: Reachout Women’s Center

For four decades, the volunteers with Reachout Women’s Center have been reaching out a hand to offer assistance and provide options to those dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

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It's 40 years old for organization that helps women with unplanned pregancies

It's 40 years old for organization that helps women with unplanned pregancies

For four decades, the volunteers with Reachout Women’s Center have been reaching out a hand to offer assistance and provide options to those dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

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Tucson Giving: American Liver Foundation Desert Southwest Division

Tucson Giving: American Liver Foundation Desert Southwest Division

If you’re a foodie or a wine enthusiast, you won’t want to miss the 10th Annual Flavors of Tucson. And if you care about the health of fellow Tucsonans, you have even more incentive to put it on your calendar.

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Tucson Giving: Ronald McDonald House offers families medical care

Tucson Giving: Ronald McDonald House offers families medical care

We may live in the age of information technology, but some problems still require a decidedly traditional approach.

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ALS golf fundraiser honors woman who fought disease with her ‘strong will'

ALS golf fundraiser honors woman who fought disease with her ‘strong will'

Those who knew Jessica Wright Pottinger were well acquainted with her signature smile and joyous enthusiasm for life.

August 26, 2013 6:08 pm
Golf tournament celebrates woman who learned to 'dance in the rain' of ALS

Golf tournament celebrates woman who learned to 'dance in the rain' of ALS

Those who knew Jessica Wright Pottinger were well acquainted with her signature smile and joyous enthusiasm for life.

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Tucson Giving: Tee Up For Tots

Tucson Giving: Tee Up For Tots

Cancer doesn’t care about gas prices and it won’t wait for payday.

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Event aids cancer research, honors unbreakable spirit

This is the kind of guy Will Zarifi was: Even though he found out he had brain cancer on Feb. 19, 2007, he later called it the luckiest day of his life.

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Hit the lanes for foster kids

Hit the lanes for foster kids

A baby shower is a rite of passage for new moms and dads, but not all new parents are showered with gifts.

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Come tee it up for children's health

Come tee it up for children's health

Members of the Tucson Young Professionals - TYP - are making it their business to see that babies born in Southern Arizona have the glow of good health.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Groups unite for school-supply drive

Groups unite for school-supply drive

As parents with young children count down the days till school starts, Tucson Values Teachers is on a mission to make back-to-school shopping for school supplies a communitywide event.

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Fundraiser offers casino games and a cool wave pool

Fundraiser offers casino games and a cool wave pool

You may think that water parks are just for kids, but don't bet on it.

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Wild Western Night to benefit charities

Wild Western Night to benefit charities

The Tucson Realtors Charitable Foundation will up the ante for fundraising to benefit local charities with the Second Annual Wild Western Night featuring Texas Hold 'em and other casino games later this month.

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Let's celebrate America, Americans

Let's celebrate America, Americans

America has been celebrating its independence for 237 years, and for almost 30 of those, volunteers with Arts Express have been expressing their patriotism through song and dance at "Let Freedom Sing."

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Toy store's event raising funds for two local charities

Toy store's event raising funds for two local charities

The mercury is expected to inch into triple digits again next weekend, and local toy store Mildred & Dildred hopes to ignite some fundraising heat with kid-tailored fun to benefit two local nonprofits: Katie's Heart and Make Way for Books.

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42-year-old group has a broad scope

42-year-old group has a broad scope

The Tucson Urban League has been around for more than 40 years, but Shannon Franklin and other board members, along with the group's new president/CEO, Deborah Embry, want Tucsonans to understand that it is anything but old-school.

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'Splash!' to benefit youth arts education

'Splash!' to benefit youth arts education

The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance hopes to make a big Splash! while raising some big bucks for youth arts education programs Saturday evening at La Encantada.

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She helps people living with AIDS

She helps people living with AIDS

Ana "Bertie" Lozano considers herself doubly blessed: The first time for building a successful business and the second for the relationships she has built while giving back to the community through organizations such as the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network, or TIHAN.

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Cancer patients, others get help by the bagful

A former teacher, Sherri Romanoski, is toasting 10 years as a bag lady.

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hope rises from tragic 2011 shooting

Hope rises from tragic 2011 shooting

The name says it all: The Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding seeks to safeguard the well-being and safety of Southern Arizonans by promoting those three principles.

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Saddle up for Centurions' fundraiser to help Carondelet Health Network

Calling all Wild West enthusiasts and Tucsonans who care about of the quality of local health care. The Centurions nonprofit organization has a fundraiser for you: The Great Outlaw Brouhaha - The Good, The Bad and The Centurions.

May 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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