A self-proclaimed “introvert,” Victoria Williams admits to being inexplicably energized while in the company of like-minded philanthropic women. See how her unique childhood pushed her out of her shell and into the limelight of women’s leadership groups both professionally and as a volunteer.
The mantra “think globally, act locally” is a fact of life for Generation United Member, Erika Moore. She leads an active life built upon service and adventure – two key themes that help this busy nonprofit professional come to life – all in an effort to improve herself and our community. Erika’s enthusiasm is contagious, catch her fever:
I’ll never forget that day in August four years ago. It was my first volunteer experience and it changed my perception of reality and shaped my life into what it is today: all about connecting through service with Generation United.
It’s true. People who volunteer often say they give back and make a positive change for the less fortunate. And most are telling the truth, but maybe not the entire truth. We do things that make us feel good; about what we’re giving and the impact we can make. However, my journey didn’t start that way.
The Helping the Working Poor tax credit allows Arizona taxpayers to donate up to $400 and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit.
Your 100% tax-deductible donation provides hard working families a much-needed hand up which breaks the cycle of poverty for many.
Halloween is an exciting time for children. The costumes, parties and of course candy. Parents also look forward to October 31. The memories created with their children make their hard work preparing for the holiday worth it.
Choosing Quality Out-of-School Time Programs for your Children
You love your child. You want them to succeed. You provide constant love and guidance, but when school is out, how can we keep their minds engaged and their development flourishing?
Aaron Hill, Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman and active volunteer with Valley of the Sun United Way, discusses ways in which our community can work together as a team to end hunger in Maricopa County.