Do You Know Where Your Charitable Dollars Go?

I recently visited one of my favorite family-owned restaurants in North Phoenix to pick up a take-out meal.  Walking up to the front door on a Friday night I passed a table, not unlike those set up by Boy Scouts or Girls’ choirs soliciting a few dollars from patrons passing…

NOVEMBER USHERS IN BIG CHANGES FOR LOCAL CHARITY!

November begins with BIG CHANGES for a rapidly growing local charity. ARIZONA HELPING HANDS will move into the Diane & Bruce Halle Foster Family Resource Center on November 1st. This 18,000 square foot facility located at 3110 E. Thunderbird Road in Phoenix, AZ will become the new home for a…

20 YEARS PROVIDING HOLIDAY TOYS TO ARIZONA CHILDREN!

In 1998, in their North Phoenix garage, Paul and Kathy Donaldson set out to fulfill a dream.  Their dream was that every child would have a toy to open during the holidays.  We all know that there are way too many children for whom the holiday season is not a…

Arizona Helping Hands Uses AZ Walking Challenge to Show Off Future Home!

Your shoes are made for walking, and our hands are made for helping! Let’s put our hands and your feet together! You can improve your health while getting a look at the future of Arizona Helping Hands, the state’s largest provider of basic needs for children in foster care. Arizona…

Easing Insecurities of Teens in Foster Care

ARIZONA HELPING HANDS is the largest provider of basic needs for the 15,000 children in foster care throughout the State. “Basic Needs” is a varied and wide category – it naturally includes things like clothing, diapers and personal care items. We take it much farther, and include a bed or…

We wish we didn’t need your support, but…

I enjoy sharing the work we do every day at Arizona Helping Hands with our community. I believe it’s important to spread the word of a small charity making a BIG difference for the 15,000+ children in foster care in Arizona. A Safe Place to Sleep, a Backpack to start…

How Important Is It To Start The School Year Prepared For Success?

Another school year has begun throughout Arizona.  Boys and girls, ages 5 to 18 are headed back to school to learn, to grow, to interact with peers and to take another step to becoming our future leaders. The back to school process places huge burdens on families – getting their…

I WOULD LOVE NOT TO HAVE TO DO THIS NEXT YEAR!

My family recently was lunching at an outdoor restaurant when my 3-year old granddaughter was approached by a little girl (“P”) who asked her to run around in the grass with her.  They had fun (and burned off some energy during the wait for our food) exploring together.  When the…

Why Do You Foster?

May is Foster Care Awareness Month.  It’s a time to reflect on boys and girls in foster care and the families who open their hearts and homes to care for them.  Local charity Arizona Helping Hands (“AHH”) is the largest provider of basic needs to the thousands of children in…

CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY OF PHILANTHROPY RAISES THE BAR!

CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY OF PHILANTHROPY RAISES THE BAR! At Arizona Helping Hands, we have the privilege of connecting with businesses who understand the importance of giving back to the communities in which they operate.  Company sponsored collection drives have generated thousands of items to help in our Birthday Dreams program, our…
1 2 3 7