Community Giving & Volunteers July 2014

Jul 28, 2014

Arizona black women’s organization rocks lives, community

When Rochelle Johns moved to Arizona, she felt like a fish out of water. Johns grew up in St. Louis, surrounded by her friends and family. But in Arizona, she had to start from scratch.That’s why she founded Black Women that Rock, an organization dedicated to community service and women’s empowerment.

Jul 28, 2014

National Bank of Arizona volunteer efforts target local communities

Despite what its name may suggest, National Bank of Arizona, which bills itself as the state’s “largest community bank” devotes a considerable amount of time and effort encouraging its employees to strengthen their local communities through various volunteering activities.

Jul 28, 2014

Charitable office culture: Gallagher & Kennedy women’s group mixes business, philanthropy

Every year before Thanksgiving, the Gallagher & Kennedy law firm raises money through a series of office challenges to donate to the purchase of turkeys for charity. At the end of the event, the company gives enough money to buy thousands of turkeys.

Jul 28, 2014

Survey sets the stage for future of volunteerism in Arizona

To many Arizonans, volunteerism has become a force to be reckoned with, improving economic opportunities for thousands, providing essential help for children and encouraging the humane treatment of animals.