Valley of the Sun United Way wants to thank all veterans for their service! You have served our country with pride and honor and deserve to be recognized, not only on Veterans Day, but throughout the year.
Students at Brunson-Lee Elementary School in Phoenix are getting grounded in learning to grow food. But they’re also learning about sustainability with these community gardens that were recently unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the school. By planting the seed with community gardens, Valley of the Sun United Way, along with schools, community groups, and the private sector, hope to grow awareness with families and provide access to nutritious and sustainable food.
Volunteerism mixed in with mingling and networking equaled an amazingly fun night for Generation United millennials! Sitting outside on a beautiful fall night, the group recently gathered at the Ocotillo Grill in Phoenix for Books ‘n Brews.
It seems like a lot of money -- $2.5 million – but it’s actually priceless when you consider the money was used to get 250 homeless people off the streets in Phoenix into their own apartment as part of Rapid Rehousing, a program that helps with rent and supportive services for a short time.