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Elevate Phoenix 2021
July: 2021 Nonprofit Business Summit: Innovation has been key to nonprofits’ survival, experts say
Phoenix Business Journal Nonprofit Business Summit – Featuring Ed Beasley, President of Elevate Phoenix.
July: Phoenix Suns Charities benefits from championship run-up
Booker, who has a sister with autism, recently gave $100,000 in grants to Arizona Autism United, Central Arizona Shelter Services, YMCA of Southern Arizona, GAP Ministries and Elevate Phoenix.
June: 2021 Local Nonprofit Receives $40,000 Grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
Duet has partnered with Elevate Phoenix in a unique intergenerational effort to improve access to COVID-19 vaccines for some of the Valley’s most vulnerable senior residents.
June: Ed Beasley, President of Elevate Phoenix interview airs on 5 radio stations
Valley Focus radio hosted our very own President Ed Beasley. Please skip to the 34 minute mark of the interview.
May: Devin Booker’s Starting Five ‘icing on the cake’ for Elevate Phoenix
Listen to Dalila A. Gamper, Executive Director of Elevate Phoenix interview on KTAR and 98.7 FM. “The best way I know how to say what we do is we do life with our kids,” Dalila Gamper.
May: Devin Booker receives NBA award in recognition of Booker’s Starting Five initiative
Over a five-year period, Booker will give out five separate $100,000 grants each year to nonprofit organizations, for a grand total of $2.5 million.
"Sports teach so much character, teamwork, leadership, self-confidence, andself-esteem. There are so many important lessons learned from athletics." -Ann Meyers Drysdale Ann Meyers...
PGA PRO GOLFER & SCOTTSDALE RESIDENT TOM LEHMAN TAKES ON THE CHALLENGE OF RAISING $$ FOR AT-RISK YOUTH Scottsdale’s own Tom Lehman is one of the best golfers in the world and is the only golfer in history to have been awarded the Player of the Year honor on all...
NBA/WNBA ALUMNI JOIN 2020 ARIZONA SPORTS HALL OF FAME CLASS CHICAGO, IL (September, 11, 2020) — On Tuesday, September 8, Paul Westphal (Naismith Basketball HOF’19, former Phoenix Suns star and coach), Ann Meyers Drysdale (HOF’13 Inductee, Phoenix Mercury and Suns...
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May: AZTV interviews Dalila A. Gamper the Executive Director of Elevate Phoenix
AZTV interviews Dalila A. Gamper, Executive Director of Elevate Phoenix. Elevate Phoenix shares how they help at-risk youth overcome the struggles in their lives and succeed! Plus, Dalila A. Gamper talks about the generous donation from Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns!
May: Suns Guard Devin Booker receives May’s NBA Cares Community Assist Award
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker was honored Monday with the NBA Cares Community Assist Award for the month of May. The award was in recognition of Booker’s Starting Five initiative. Elevate Phoenix received a $100,000 grant from Devin Booker’s Starting Five initiative.
April: Need a home COVID-19 vaccination? Need a ride? Youth help senior citizens get vaccinated
The Virginia G Piper Charitable Trust awarded Duet Partners in Health & Aging -who is partnering with Elevate Phoenix- $40,000 to help get seniors across the Valley vaccinated, especially those who are homebound or lack an internet connection.
March: Elevate Phoenix Announces Fundraising Results
Virtual event hosted by PGA Pro Tom Lehman raises $600,000 for Elevate’s work with at-risk youth. Flip to pg. 20 to read more.
A $429 donation covers all expenses for one whole year for a participating student in Elevate Phoenix’s school programs
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Reserve Your Spot Today! YOU'RE INVITED TO JOIN PHOENIX BUSINESS & EDUCATION LEADERS FOR THE 5th ANNUAL PATTY & DAVID MEYERS ELEVATOR IN EDUCATION AWARD LUNCHEONWe would like to invite you to join us as our guest for our 5th Annual Elevator in Education Awards...
Thank you so very much for joining us at our VIP Appreciation Mulligan Movie Premiere where we got to see Tom Lehman in all his big-screen glory. We hope you felt honored. We truly cannot do what we do without you. We were excited so many people showed up for...
"I never had someone there for me. Having Elevate Phoenix in my life has helped me beyond words."-Victor VazquezVictor Vazquez (born...
Reserve Your Spot Today! YOU'RE INVITED TO JOIN PHOENIX BUSINESS & EDUCATION LEADERS FOR THE 5th ANNUAL PATTY & DAVID MEYERS...
Thank you so very much for joining us at our VIP Appreciation Mulligan Movie Premiere where we got to see Tom Lehman in all his big-screen...
"For the last two years, we’ve been challenged with the continued realities of a global pandemic. Covid-19 shut down our schools, put...
Elevate Phoenix Delivering long-term, life-changing relationships with our urban youth~ Even if we can’t physically hug our kids, we’ll be sure they still feel our arms around them, even if it’s virtual! We continue to live out our mission in a rapidly changing world...
Safety is our top concern for our kids, their families, staff, supporters and donors! Elevate Phoenix is responding in light of Covid-19.Just like you, we are closely monitoring any new developments regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus). There is nothing more important to...
Ann Meyers Drysdale Teachers Being HonoredAnn Meyers Drysdale It's About HopeDownload Your Invitation >> Join us at the 4th Annual Ann Meyers Drysdale Elevator in Education Awards Breakfast.Stayed tuned for more information! 4th Annual Ann Meyers Drysdale...
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