Over the last 95 years, the health and well-being of our fellow community members has been the very foundation of our work at Valley of the Sun United Way.
Today is no different.
In light of the necessary steps in an effort to contain COVID-19, we are reaching out to let you know that we will be postponing the ‘We Are United’ luncheon, originally scheduled to take place April 22, 2020.
We are incredibly thankful for our vendor partners and our keynote speaker, Carli Lloyd, who join us in this decision and who are at our side as we begin to look ahead, optimistically. We are already in discussions and hope to be back in touch soon with more information and a new event date in 2020.
Please reach out to Kelli Fawcett, Director- Donor Relations, at 602.677.3052 of firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to learn how you can continue to support community members in great need during this time.
Carli Lloyd is an American professional soccer player for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and the National Women’s Soccer League’s Sky Blue FC in NJ. A two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2008 and 2012), Carli holds the unique distinction of scoring the game-winning goals in the finals at both the 2008 Games in Beijing and the 2012 Games in London. She became the only American to score multiple goals in three separate Olympic Games (2008, 2012, 2016).
She also represented the United States at the past four Women’s World Cup tournaments (2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019) and is a two-time World Cup Champion (2015 and 2019). She has been awarded the most prestigious and highest award in soccer being named two-time FIFA World Player of the Year (2015 and 2016), only four other Americans receiving the award. She became the first player to score in six straight Women’s World Cup games. Currently she has scored over 115 + goals, in almost 300 games played.
Off the field, Carli is a role model who empowers fans to never give up on achieving their goals. She almost gave up on her own soccer dream, but with the help and motivation from her coach/mentor James Galanis, Carli continued her journey and has never looked back!
Primary Evening Anchor, 3TV News
“I am thrilled to step in this year and be a part of the We Are United annual luncheon. My son is a first grade teacher at Academia del Pueblo and I hear firsthand, the stories of children who are struggling. The services Valley of the Sun United Way provides are critical to our community and I’m proud to be a part of sharing their mission.”
Heather Moore, an Emmy Award winning journalist, anchors the primetime news on 3TV. Her work has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of NATAS where she recently earned an Emmy Award for her report on The Politics of Public Safety.
A beach girl at heart, Heather enjoys the outdoors. The mother of four loves to travel, work-out and read, but admittedly spends most of her free time with her husband, trying to keep up with their adorable little boy.
Provides 2,850 children each year with Breakfast in the Classroom - that's over 513,000 breakfasts per year.
Provides 48 children with WeekEnd Hunger Backpacks throughout the year, so they have food over the weekend and show up to school ready to learn on Monday.
Provides 1,140 children each year with Breakfast in the Classroom.
Provides 16 children with WeekEnd Hunger Backpacks throughout the year.
When we match up 2 donors to fund one school, we can provide 570 children each year with Breakfast in the Classroom.
There are several partner options available for you or your company to show your support of the We Are United Luncheon.
For full details on what a partnership includes, download our 2020 We Are United Luncheon Partnership packet here.
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