Category Archives: AZLEOS Partnerships

Turkey Bowl – Nov. 24th -Thanksgiving Day 10am-2pm at MCC

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It’s official! Grand Canyon University will be sponsoring participants in the great Turkey Bowl event at Mesa Community College on Thanksgiving 11/24/16. 10am-2pm! Football, cheering, and Thanksgiving lunch from Boston Market thanks to GCU!! First responders, MCC students/faculty/staff and our community! Sign up to reserve your place in the game and for lunch!! Jim.Hill@azleos.org

 

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AZLEOS are Sponsors for 2016 9-11 Memorial Healing Field at Tempe Beach Park

The 9-11 Memorial Healing Field hosted by the Tempe Exchange Club

Sept 9th to Sept 11th 2016

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The 9-11 Memorial Healing Field is a program run by the Exchange Clubs of the Valley of the Sun held annually at Tempe Beach Park to remember and honor those who were killed in one of the worst terrorist attacks in our country. We honor those first responders who ran into the Twin Towers to help. We honor citizens who stepped up and become true heroes and gave their lives to protect many others.

Remembrance ceremonies will begin at 5:40 am and 6:30pm on September 11th. Police cars and fire engines from all over Arizona will be placed around the healing field with blue and red lights on to honor our first responders. Police and Fire Honor guards are also encouraged to participate in both the morning and evening ceremonies on September 11th. Agencies are asked to contact Arizonaleos@cox.net or Craig Fernandez from Rally Point Alpha to confirm their attendance.

It is the largest and longest running healing field in the Southwest with almost 3000 full size American flags. It is a day that should always be remembered as a day terrorists tried to alter the psyche of a nation with fear. A day we never should forget.

We hope you will attend the event Sept 9-11th or volunteer throughout the event to set up or take down flags or serve in the hospitality booth.

Pics from 2015 Healing Field

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AZLEOS Project Blue Back “Pack” to School July 2016

 

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Click here to donate to AZLEOS Project Blue Back “Pack” to School Program.  Your donation is tax deductible.


Starting Friday, July 1, 2016 AZLEOS will be working with Right Honda & Right Toyota to fill 200+ backpacks for kids in Maricopa County that need the help of the community to go back to school in August. Backpacks will be packed on Friday, July 29th at the AZLEOS Office by the Exchange Club of Scottsdale. MCCCD PD and local police officers will be delivering the backpacks to the children and families who need them to build positive relationships. Exchange club

Lerner and Rowe Gives Back

Lerner and Rowe just donated $10,000 to the program!  Because of their generosity we are able to include gift cards for shoes to Payless in our backpacks for each child!!

Right Toyota and Right Honda are our title sponsors! Thank you Jane D’Amelio!

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You can help us by dropping off school supplies at either of their stores on Frank Lloyd Wright. We are looking for supplies for children in ELEMENTARY SCHOOL this year.

Supplies Needed: Children’s backpacks grades K-6, Box 24 Crayons, Pink Erasers, Composition books, Spiral 1 subject notebooks, Binders, Wide Rule and College Rule paper, Hand sanitizer or wipes, Small tissues, Washable markers, Children’s scissors, Pens black/blue, Pocket folders, Rulers, Glue sticks, Liquid glue, # 2 Pencils, Colored pencils, Pencil box or bag
Checks can also be dropped off made out to AZLEOS. It is tax deductible and we can mail you a receipt. If you drop off supplies and need an in kind receipt email Cindy Hill at arizonaleos@cox.net and she will email you one.

Who will be receiving the backpacks? Grandparents raising Grandchildren through DUET, Children in Family Promise, and children of parents attending classes in the Maricopa Community Colleges.Duet_Trademark_Tag_VERT_4C -2013family promise

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Every year we try different ways to help our community based on community needs that we see.   This year we are focusing on Elementary Kids throughout Maricopa County, but our volunteers  have been involved in back to school events for 13 years.  Here are a few photos from last year 2015.

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April 10th Relay for Life with Right Toyota 2pm-8pm

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April 10 @ 2:00 pm8:00 pm

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Come join our AZLEOS Team as we join together with many other sponsors and walkers to fight Cancer in this annual North Scottsdale Relay for Life sponsored by Right Toyota.  It will be at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center on April 10th from 2pm-8pm.  Please sign up to join our team or to sign up a team of your own!

Let’s beat cancer!  Let’s celebrate birthdays!

Contact Jane D’Amelio on Facebook for more information!

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Thanks Exchange Club of Scottsdale for helping Family Promise through Project Blue Back to School.

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Thank you to the Exchange Club of Scottsdale for donating $500 to Project Blue Back to School to AZLEOS for Back to School Clothes and supplies for Family Promise.  We recently found out 54 kids that are in transitional housing, were not included in Scottsdale’s Back to School program because they don’t go to Scottsdale Schools so they don’t meet eligibility requirements.  So we are asking for help from anyone who is willing to get these homeless children school clothes and supplies.  This is completely separate from the City of Scottsdale Back to School program, so donations will need to be separate from that program.  We will have a list available by Friday, July 24 of all the kids, ages and sizes.  Thanks for considering a donation.  You can get a tax deduction if you write a check to AZLEOS and we will buy off the list, or you can buy the clothes/supplies on your own.  We aren’t picky!  Just want to help these kids.  Thanks!!