Find the businesses that give a portion of their profits to United Way.
Just like our generous donors and hardworking volunteers, these organizations have partnered with Valley of the Sun United Way to implement MC2026, our five-year plan for Mighty Change. By shopping with these businesses, you’re taking the steps to join us, to achieve our bold goals for Maricopa County in Health, Housing and Homelessness, Education and Workforce Development. These businesses are dedicating a portion of their proceeds to United Way. It’s an easy and fun way to give back and benefit your community.
Birdies For Charity is a fun and exciting fundraising opportunity for local organizations to generate funds based on the number of birdies made by PGA Tour players during the Waste Management Phoenix Open (February 7-13, 2022). You can make a local charity a big bucks winner by making a pledge in the Birdies For Charity competition at the 2022 Waste Management Phoenix Open! That is because participating charities will receive every single penny of collected pledges. Eligible charities can receive a 10% bonus on the total amount of pledges collected on their behalf during the program. Simply pledge one cent or more for every birdie that will be made by the PGA Tour players, Thursday through Sunday of the 2022 Waste Management Phoenix Open. It is estimated that between 1300 and 1800 birdies will be made. Click HERE to enter your pledge or flat rate donation.
*Please choose Valley of the Sun United Way as your selected charity.
Valley of the Sun United Way is the community partner for the 2022 Arizona Balloon Classic. Visit Goodyear Ballpark from January 28-30 to enjoy the fun-filled event including balloon races, hot air balloon glows, food truck festival, fireworks, kids zone, desert winds kite festival, live music and more! Purchase tickets and $1 will go directly to our ending childhood hunger programs, including our Pantry Packs program, for students in Maricopa county. Tickets and Festival information HERE.
Arizona Gives Day Returns April 5-6, 2022! Arizona Gives Day is an annual giving movement uniting nonprofits, big and small, new and established, to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Arizona through online giving. The event helps raise awareness about the critical role Arizona nonprofits play in our communities and inspires people to give generously creating a thriving and stronger Arizona for all. Give HERE to Valley of the Sun United Way to drive Mighty Change in Maricopa County!
With 1 in 5 children experience hunger in our community. NuVision Auto Glass is teaming up with Valley of the Sun United Way to support our Pantry Packs Program. Donors can contribute $8 or more of their windshield replacement rebate to Valley of the Sun United Way to purchase a Pantry Pack for a student in need. Each Pantry Pack contains shelf stable food items to help families stretch their food dollars. If you would like to learn more about NuVision Auto Glass' commitment to community click HERE. If you'd like to donate click HERE.
Thank you Arizona Federal Credit Union and Phoenix Rising fans. For every goal scored this past season by the Rising, Arizona Federal Credit Union donated 625 Pantry Packs for students experiencing food insecurity over the weekends to Valley of the Sun United Way as part of the Kicks for Kids campaign! 71 goals were scored this season, way to go Rising! It's not too late if you're a Phoenix Rising fan or Arizona Federal Credit Union member and would like to donate one or more Pantry Packs to a student in our community. Click HERE to donate.
Enjoy Papa John’s pizza anytime using the promo code UNITEPHX and you will receive 20% off your entire pizza order and Papa John’s will give some dough back by donating 10% of your order to the Valley COVID-19 Relief and Rebuilding Fund. Order at papajohns.com. Want all the information in an easy way to promote the code to your social networks, company intranet sites, school groups, sports clubs? Download and share our flyer HERE and start saving!
Every little bit counts and when supporters of United Way shop at smile.amazon.com, the donations quickly add up. It’s super easy to help ensure kids in the Valley succeed by shopping the world’s largest marketplace.
Use your Fry’s V.I.P. card every time you shop and you can help end hunger with United Way. If you already have a Fry’s V.I.P. card go to frysfood.com in your account summary, find ‘Community Rewards’ and click enroll to register your existing card with United Way’s organization code HU101.
If you don’t have a V.I.P. Card, go to the customer service desk at any Valley Fry’s Food and Drug stores. Register your existing card here.
Through the expansion of Starbucks Community Stores, local United Ways help store partners by providing special programming in the store to bring together the community – from job training to mentorship programs, local area food drives, school supply drop off locations, meeting space and a place to gather to hold engagement and volunteer activities. Visit the Phoenix Community Starbucks Store located at 730 West Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85013 (cross streets 7th Ave. & Camelback Road). To reserve the United Way-Starbuck’s community space, email direct at: US2277803@starbucks.com.
Provide your students with a strong foundation for learning during kindergarten. United Way's School Readiness Kit is designed by education experts for children ages 3 to 5. With more than 80 reading and math activities in English and Spanish, they'll hit the ground running for their first day of school. Purchase a School Readiness Kit from our partner, Scholastic, and we will receive a portion of the proceeds to fund programs that help kids succeed in school. Purchase HERE.
Purchase Hope with 100% funds to United Way COVID-19 Relief Fund. We’re bringing #HopeForAll with Ty, Inc. Join us in spreading hope by purchasing the newest addition to the Ty family, Hope. All proceeds will benefits #COVID19 relief efforts. Purchase the Beanie Baby here.
Purchase the NFL Stronger Together men and women's tees and the NFL and Fanatics will support the United Way's COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund by donating all NFL proceeds from the sale of these ''Stronger Together'' apparel items to the United Way. All NFL teams represented with Dallas Cowboy funds going to support Salvation Army. Shop HERE.
Thank you to our promotional partner, First Watch, who along with United Way will be recognizing and rewarding a Volunteer of the Month with First Watch Brunch Bucks for a job well done! Congrats to Sadie for being our Volunteer of the Month! Thank you, Sadie for making a difference in our community.