Support Local Nonprofits During Arizona Gives Day

az gives dayNonprofit organizations abound in Arizona, supporting many different causes and educating us about ways we can improve our community. On April 9th, Arizona is celebrating Arizona Gives Day, a 24 hour campaign where individuals are encouraged to find a cause (or causes) they care about and donate to them. Local nonprofits make Arizona a better place – show your support with a donation, large or small.


1) Schedule your donation! You can find a list of all the participating nonprofits on the AZ Gives website. We've put together a list of Local First Arizona members who are accepting donations on Arizona Gives Day – simply click the links below to go directly to their page to donate. Minimum donation is $10. The Local First Arizona Foundation is also accepting donations on Arizona Gives Day.

2) Share the event on social media! Use these sample messages or create your own.

  • A little goes a long way! Help (name of nonprofit) on April 9 for Arizona Gives Day! Go to to help make a difference in our state. #Azgives
  • Hey Arizona! On April 9, help support (name of organization) or your favorite nonprofit in honor of Arizona Gives Day! #Azgives
  • All Friends of (name of organization), mark your calendars for April 9, 2014 and help us make history!
  • Log on to and pledge to make a difference! Link:

3) Attend the Community Fair at Heritage Square Park Pavilion in Phoenix! This is a fun way to see the great work that nonprofits are doing. The Fair will be held on April 9th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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4) Send an email to your employees, friends and family to encourage them to donate to your favorite cause, or one that they believe in.

5) Share a story or memory associated with a local nonprofit and tag Local First Arizona’s Twitter (@LocalFirstAZ) or Facebook page. Use hashtag #AZGives.

6) Proudly display your “I Donated” badge on social media! Get the badge by clicking here.


Consider making your donation to these amazing Local First Arizona members who are doing great things in the community! The link will take you to their donation page where you can also find out more about what they do and to schedule a donation.

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Copperstar Repertory Co.

Mesa Arts Center Foundation

Stardust Non-Profit Building Supplies

Actors Theatre of Phoenix

Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA

Arizona Literacy & Learning Center

Arizona Science Center

Arizona State Parks Foundation

Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Wilderness Coalition

Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix

Arizona's Children Association

Association for Supportive Child Care

Audubon Arizona

Ben's Bells

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale

Children's Museum of Phoenix

Children's Museum Tucson

Circle the City

Dancers and Health Together

Desert Botanical Garden

Diana Gregory Outreach Services Foundation

Fox Tucson Theatre Foundation

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona

Goodwill of Central Arizona

Jazz in Arizona [/column][column width="47%" padding="0"]KAET - Eight, Arizona PBS


Local First Arizona Foundation

Loft Cinema


Native Seeds/SEARCH

Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix

New Pathways for Youth

Phoenix Center for the Arts

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation

Phoenix Symphony Association

Phoenix Zoo

Roosevelt Row CDC

Scottsdale International Film Festival

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation

Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance

Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center

Southwest Human Development

The Family School

The FUSION Foundation

The Irish Cultural Center

Tucson Botanical Gardens

Tucson Symphony Society

Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development

United Cerebral Palsy

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