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.
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.
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.
Team Awesome began in February 2011 with a small group of college students who were tired of how they felt the Latino community was viewed and represented by politicians.