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The Not-So-Obvious Side Effects of Charity

Like many of the Christmas movies we all know and love, charitable giving is a way to help those less fortunate and bring loved ones closer together. Many companies also see this move as a positive move in the public arena, and are susceptible to tax breaks from generous contributions. So what are the side effects of charity? There is more than meets the eye when you give your time and/or money to an Arizona charity. Your mental health can … Read More

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Make-a-Wish Foundation Arizona

The Make-a-Wish Foundation in Arizona is an organization that is dedicated to granting the wishes of children suffering from life threatening medical conditions to “enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy” Phoenix Arizona houses the national headquarters and the founding chapter which was brought into inception in 1980. In 1980 7-year-old Christopher James Greicius was undergoing treatment for leukemia. He expressed to his family that he had always wanted to be a police officer. Chistopher befriended U.S. customs … Read More

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Charity Spotlight: HALO Animal Rescue

  Who They Are These Arizona angels have been saving animal lives since 1994 as a private 501(c)(3) non-profit. HALO (Helping Animals Live On) is one of the largest no-kill shelters for dogs and cats in the Phoenix area. In 2011, HALO saved the lives of 3,520 animals, sparing them from becoming part of the nearly 50,000 euthanized by other shelters. What They Do  HALO takes in Arizona animals, then  nurses them back to health while giving them tremendous love and … Read More

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