Saks Fifth Avenue’s Key to the Cure celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 5 with fabulous fashion and a Friends and Family shopping opportunity to support cancer research. Many of the Valley’s smartly-dressed women arrived bright and early to learn about the research being conducted by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), savor a breakfast buffet accompanied by champagne, participate in a raffle of exclusive designer items and enjoy a fashion show featuring the Best of Saks Fall/Winter 2018. Each guest received a lip gloss and eye mask from partner Trish McEvoy.
The Board of Visitors, Arizona’s oldest women’s charitable organization, has been raising funds for more than 110 years to support nonprofits in the greater Phoenix community that serve the healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly.
The Dorrance Foundation for Education, based in Tempe, provides academic and financial support to Arizona’s first-generation college students chart a path to success through the Dorrance Scholarship Programs. Through the foundation this year, 36 high school graduates representing 31 high schools across Arizona will have the opportunity to attend Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University or the University of Arizona.
Want to make a difference this holiday season? With over 150 Valley nonprofits championing worthwhile causes, one of the best ways to support our community is to give of yourself. Taking the time from your busy schedule to volunteer will be greatly appreciated. At random, we’ve selected 10 of the many organizations that will be grateful for your help.
Saks Fifth Avenue’s Key to the Cure celebrated its 19th anniversary on October 6 with fabulous fashion and a Friends and Family shopping opportunity to support cancer research. Many of the Valley’s best-dressed women arrived bright and early to learn about the research being conducted by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), savor a breakfast buffet accompanied by mimosas and enjoy a fashion show featuring the ETRO Fall Collection 2017. Also, each guest received a stylish pillow courtesy of ETRO and a lip and cheek color pencil from partner Trish McEvoy.
Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of The Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community – announced a $10,000 donation to Duet: Partners in Health and Aging to support its one-of-a-kind Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program.