• Heroes for Zero Waste and Zero Hunger

    Feeding the Human Spirit is a guiding principle that Kroger Fry’s brands live by. Their commitment to end hunger in communities and eliminate waste across their company is something of an amazing undertaking. [...]

  • Babbo Italian Eatery: Feasting for a Cause

    In the heart of Glendale, Arizona, a culinary revolution began in 2002 when Ken Pollack founded the first Babbo Italian Eatery. His vision was clear: to create a modern take on Italian cuisine [...]

  • Mastering the Social Media Landscape

    In the ever-changing social media landscape, staying on top of trends is vital for businesses aiming to thrive in the digital sphere. Knowing which social media platforms and trends to pay attention to [...]

  • Behind the Scenes of Reality TV: Dr. B’s Impact on Communities

    Dr. John Badolato, also known as Dr. B, leverages his celebrity status to bring about meaningful change. As the official cosmetic dentist for ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” and the founder and [...]

  • U.S. Egg: A Family-Owned Restaurant Making a Social Impact

    For more than three decades, U.S. Egg Breakfast & Lunch Restaurant has been a beloved fixture in Arizona, serving delicious meals and fostering a family-friendly environment. Still, its impact extends far beyond its [...]

  • Philanthropy at the Heart of Super Star Car Wash’s Growth

    For Super Star Car Wash, caring for the community has been a core value since its start in 1993. With new locations popping up across the Valley, the auto wash has continued to [...]

  • Alcock & Associates’ Pro-Community Work

    Nick Alcock started his firm in a tiny office with a small shingle sign as the only marketing for his new business. His first case was pro bono, as he aided a homeless [...]

  • Optum for Optimal Health Over 55

    Optum Care has been a leading healthcare provider since 2011, serving more than 19 million patients across the United States. From California to Pennsylvania, Optum is committed to advancing health equity, envisioning a [...]

  • Angry Crab Shack Turns Dining into Donations

    Since 2013, Angry Crab Shack has provided a vibrant, memorable dining experience. With a focus on high-quality seafood at an affordable price, the unique concept originally launched in Mesa. Created by former NFL [...]

  • Waymo Rides for Community

    Waymo’s autonomous driving technology has been front page news recently, shaking up the ride share arena with the introduction of rides from Sky Harbor Airport. This is not Waymo’s first time disrupting the [...]

  • Risas Dental and Braces: Giving to Grow Communities

    Each February for National Children’s Dental Health Month, Risas Dental and Braces doctors provide dental education to elementary schools. They bring along dental goodie bags for each student, containing a toothbrush, toothpaste and [...]

  • Lerner & Rowe to the Rescue, Helping Communities in Need

    As the catchy advertising jingle goes, Lerner & Rowe are known as the “way to go.” They’re the firm where personal injury law meets a people-focused approach. Yet, in many communities, this firm [...]

  • A Fiesta for the Arizona Community

    n 1971, nine local business leaders gained approval from NCAA on the idea of an Arizona-based college football bowl game to enhance the stature of the state. Today, that game is the iconic [...]

  • Equality Health Foundation Focuses on Forging Connections

    Convene, collaborate and build. These are the three principles that guide Equality Health Foundation’s social impact work. The organization’s bold goal to advance access to health and well-being in diverse and under-resourced communities [...]

  • Positive Change, Amplified by Intel

    Since 1968, Intel’s technology has been at the heart of computing breakthroughs. As an industry leader creating world-changing technology, enabling global progress and enriching lives, Intel stands at the brink of many technological [...]

  • Ripclear’s Pivot for Positivity

    Ryan Doherty and Zach Hines launched their company, Ripclear, in 2014. Little did they know their innovation would serve as a salvation for humanity only six short years later. And, while the pair [...]

  • Strunk Insurance Group – A Legacy of Giving

    Arizona loves its home-grown businesses. Many of them reciprocate this sentiment by giving back to society. For 40 years, the Strunk Insurance Group has served as one of these strong local leaders. Family-owned [...]

  • All About Elevating People

    Nearly two decades ago, power duo Sherri and Charles Mitchell joined forces in business. As founders of All About People, they have brought a unique perspective to executive placement and recruiting. For the [...]

  • BCBSAZ’s Foundation for Hope and Health

    Our healthcare system has been through the most strenuous of times. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed communities to the brink, with many healthcare professionals receiving the worst of it. Despite this, one healthcare [...]

  • A Footprint for a Sustainable Future

    Do you remember the infamous video, showing Christine Figgener, Ph.D., pulling a straw out of a sea turtle’s nose? The video went viral on YouTube and is widely considered to be the catalyst [...]

  • Ryan Companies, Building Stories of Impact

    Through thick and thin, Ryan Companies has a history of doing the right thing. Its community support is rooted in its purpose to create places for people to thrive. Its leadership recognizes that [...]

  • TruWest Credit Union’s TruDifference

    Steeped in Arizona history, TruWest Credit Union was originally established in 1952 as Motorola Credit Union. With more than 93,000 members and eight Phoenix locations, the TruWest of today is focused on building [...]

  • STEM Sports® Audible Aids Education

    STEM Sports® is committed to the educational enrichment of youth. Its focus on analog technology has empowered this commitment. Through a double-play combination of physical activity and cognitive thinking, the organization provides a [...]

  • Donate First, Trash Second – Muscular Moving Men & Storage to the Rescue

    The dreaded process of moving. Not only can this be a stressful experience, but it also has a tendency of taking a toll on our environment. In truth, moving is a proven cause [...]

  • Arizona Federal Credit Union in the Community

    At its core, Arizona Federal Credit Union is a shepherd of responsibility and leadership. Founded in 1936, the credit union empowers members to take hold of their financial future through the delivery of [...]

  • Ritoch Powell Associates Demonstrates the Power of Partnership

    The hallmark of a great social impact partnership lies in the synergy between the cause and the company. When missions align, passions prevail and communities connect, powerful change can be possible. And this [...]

  • Homie to the Rescue, Helping Arizona’s Homeless

    Newly released U.S. Census statistics have shown that Phoenix is indeed the fastest-growing city in the country. The housing market here is more chaotic than ever before and companies that are providing a [...]

  • Harrah’s Ak-Chin, a Community HERO

    People. Planet. Play. Service to these fundamentals is integral in the long-standing traditions and culture of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, which has a commitment to preserve and impact not only the tribal community [...]

  • SanTan Brewery: Creating Earthly Change through Partnership and Innovation

    Since 2007, Arizona’s craft can pioneers have been an agent for positive change. Originally launched in the heart of Historic Downtown Chandler, SanTan Brewery’s operations grew quickly. And, through its continued dedication to [...]

  • Televëda Helps Seniors Combat Isolation

    Shruti Gurudanti has a commitment to combating isolation that comes from a very personal place. In her youth, she watched her own grandparents suffer from seclusion. During those difficult times, she realized that [...]

  • Bashas’ Purpose Drives Social Change

    ashas’ Family of Stores was founded in 1932 by two brothers. And to this day, Bashas’ is still family owned. Now on its third generation of leadership and with more than 100 stores [...]

  • Pioneer Title Is Committed to Forging a Better Tomorrow

    Pioneer Title Agency has been a dedicated member of the Arizona community since its inception in 1985. Formed by a family with the goal to support families, the company has been driven by [...]

  • Cannabis Is Driving Social Change through 420 Skin Care and 420 Medibles

    As a registered nurse, helping people came naturally to Marvina Thomas. She recognized that opioids were presenting real problems for her patients, serving only to foster an addiction and not providing the pain [...]

  • Delta Dental: Brightening Smiles and Communities

    Delta Dental believes that everyone deserves a healthy smile. Its long-standing commitment to the communities it serves is evident through its organized grant program and many foundational programs and partnerships. Not only is [...]

  • Rounding Up Hearts in February at Steak 44, Ocean 44 and Dominick’s Steak House

    The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the globe, leaving a trail of broken hopes and dreams in its path. Restaurants have been among the hardest hit industries. It’s estimated that 2.2 million [...]

  • Plexus Worldwide Volunteerism: Nourishing Health and Happiness

    lexus Worldwide is more than a health and wellness company. It is a company built from the belief that people should have the opportunity to meet their wellness and financial goals. Originally started [...]

  • Wells Fargo Leverages Scale to Feed Communities

    Wells Fargo has a long history of supporting local communities, especially during challenging times. Its leadership believes that when their communities thrive everyone can be successful, and they are deeply committed to supporting [...]

  • Four Peaks Brewing: All for Teachers

    Four Peaks Brewing Company has a storied past in Arizona. The founders have a track record of both honoring history and innovating for the future all at once. This began with their first [...]

  • The Arizona Lottery, Fostering Change for Kids in Need

    If a worldwide pandemic has taught our society anything, it is the value of access. Access to everything from tissue paper and masks to food or even to bicycles. Items we’ve become accustomed [...]

  • Avnet Cares, Accelerating Community Growth

    In today’s fast-paced world, time has become the most valuable of assets. As demands on schedules become more and more taxing, the one asset we are not able to replenish, time, has become [...]

  • Isagenix Promotes Health and Well- Being for Communities Worldwide

    As we embark on the new year, so comes the time-honored tradition of setting resolutions, many of which will be keenly focused on health and fitness. According to Inc. Magazine, losing weight and [...]

  • Building an Alliance to Help Arizona

    In today’s economy, being a good corporate citizen has taken on a greater meaning than ever before. And the practice of respectable corporate citi-zenship has become increasingly more prevalent. Businesses understand that they [...]