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Wednesday 06/21/2017
Save the Family Back*2*School Bash
Posted: June 21, 2017

Save the Family is collecting a wide range of school supplies and backpacks for needy children in the program so they can be ready to go to school and learn in the fall.

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Guide highlights 50 innovative Jewish programs
Posted: June 21, 2017

The national group Slingshot recently released “Slingshot ’17,” a guide that highlights innovative Jewish projects in North America. Four of the 50 programs on the list are currently active in the Valley’s Jewish community.

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Local nonprofit in need of summer volunteers for seniors
Posted: June 21, 2017

The nonprofit interfaith organization Duet: Partners in Health & Aging is asking for volunteers to help with its elderly clients during the hot summer months. As temperatures hit the high three digits in the Valley, many isolated and homebound senior citizens are left without services such as transportation to the grocery store and doctor’s appointments.

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Wednesday 06/14/2017
Volunteers creating guide for local Jewish mitzvah projects
Posted: June 14, 2017

When it comes time for b’nai mitzvah students to select a mitzvah project, there are many organizations that can benefit from the students’ community service efforts.

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Tomchei Shabbos is accepting applications for food packages
Posted: June 14, 2017

Tomchei Shabbos of Arizona, a project of Ezras Cholim in Phoenix, is accepting applications for its voucher/food program.

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Phoenix residents join ‘Days of Remembrance’
Posted: June 14, 2017

A cohort of leaders from the Valley’s Jewish community took part in several events that remembered victims of the Holocaust and re-emphasized the importance of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Wednesday 05/03/2017
Nonprofit works to make victims financially whole
Posted: May 03, 2017

Victims of crime in Arizona have a new advocate on their side.

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Wednesday 04/05/2017
Rabbi gives back in one-of-a-kind way
Posted: April 05, 2017

Years ago, when Rabbi Martin Scharf’s son was in Cub Scouts, the organization needed someone to serve as an auctioneer for the Scouts’ cake auction. Little did Scharf know that he’d then begin a career of auctioneering at nonprofit events to raise money for a variety of causes.

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