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Outstanding Community Impact | Az Business Angels Awards for 2021
Community Honoree | 57th Annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Celebration
2021 Community Champion Impact Award | The Greater Phoenix Chamber
Carla Vargas Jasa | 2021 Most Admired Leader | The Phoenix Business Journal
Valley of the Sun United Way will provide 21 nonprofit organizations with support totaling more than $1 million for programs and services that will help individuals raise their income and create sustainable careers through strategies outlined in the Workforce Development goals of MC2026, United Way’s five year plan for creating Mighty Change across Maricopa County.
In collaboration with Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, and the Yale Child Study Center + Scholastic Collaborative for Child & Family Resilience, Valley of the Sun United Way recently released the School Success Kit, a collection of social-emotional learning resources for families to support their children’s development.
John Graham and Maria Harper-Marinick elected to Board Executive Team to lead local United Way’s MC2026 plan to achieve seven bold community goals.
Kaiser will lead United Way’s strategic priority to partner with Valley companies and their employees to deepen their relationships with nonprofits, achieve their CSR objectives and help to solve the Valley’s most pressing issues.
Senior Connect Program Will Provide More than 78,400 Meals and Information to Older Adults
Organization Seeks Donations for Annual Bottled Water Drive and Heat Relief Kits.
United Way will provide more than $10 million to nonprofit organizations serving Maricopa County.
Valley of the Sun United Way President and CEO Carla Vargas Jasa has been recognized for her leadership while the organization is being celebrated as a community champion with today’s presentation of two prestigious accolades.
The organization and its partners have plans to kick down barriers to equity and access in Maricopa County.
Each year, Arizona Balloon Classic donates a portion of beverage and ticket sales to a local non-profit. This year’s partner is Valley of the Sun United Way.
The Phoenix Zoo is proudly teaming up with Valley of the Sun United Way to support their Pantry Pack program at ZooLights.