Monthly Archives: September 2012

44th Annual Y Race Phoenix

The 44th Annual Y Race Phoenix is taking place on October 27th. In addition to a 5k and a half marathon, this year the race is offering a 1 mile fun-run that is free for kids. Proceeds for the race will benefit the Strong Kids Campaign. The campaign helps the Y provide at-risk teens with mentors, medical and dental clinics for uninsured children, GED opportunity and job placement for disadvantaged kids, senior shut-in services, assistance for our neighbors who are physically … Read More

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Get to Know: The Welcome to America Project

Who They Are The Welcome to America Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates out of Scottsdale, AZ. Since 2001 The Welcome to America Project (WTAP) has been helping refugee families new to the Phoenix area.  In the 11 years that WTAP has been around, they have helped welcome over 1,200 families. They have also raise over $1 million in in-kind donations since their inception. The organization has received several high profile awards, including the CNN Hero Award, the YWCA Philanthropy … Read More

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