Fiesta Bowl Awards More Than $300,000 in Charitable Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 1, 2014

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Ashley Braun
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Fiesta Bowl today awarded a total of $302,600 to 22 charities across Arizona.
 
The grants provide funding for numerous projects, including athletic activities for foster children to renovations of a sports and health center. Grants were restricted to 501(c)(3) organizations that serve Arizona, with applications divided into four categories: youth, sports, education and human services.
 
In the past five years, Fiesta Bowl Charities has awarded more than $4 million to organizations across Arizona. 
 
“The grants are once again made possible by the community’s support of our bowl games and related events,” said Rick Horn, chairman of the Fiesta Bowl’s Community Relations and Charitable Giving Committee. “We are pleased we can help support the important work of so many nonprofit organizations that align with the mission of Fiesta Bowl Charities.”
 
The fall cycle’s recipients ranged from Teen Lifeline, which provides teens with crisis services, to Boys Hope Girls Hope Arizona that helps children-in-need reach their full potential.
 
The charities selected for grants are:
 
ACCEL
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids
All Sports Foundation Inc. dba Prostate On-Site Project
Arizona Bridge to Independent Living
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation
Arizona Science Center
Arizona Women’s Education & Employment, Inc.
Boys Hope Girls Hope Arizona, Inc.
Civitan Foundation
Detour Company Theatre, Inc.
Duet: Partners in Health & Aging
Elevate Phoenix
Lions Camp Tatiyee
Maggie’s Place, Inc.
notMykid
Packages From Home
Playworks Arizona
Rim Country Literacy Program
Team of Physicians for Students
Teen Lifeline
Valle del Sol
Youth On Their Own
 
For more information on the next funding cycle, please visit charities.fiestabowl.org.
 
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