Leading in the Moment: Community Impact and Solutions

Leading in the Moment: Community Impact and Solutions

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Leading in the Moment: Community Impact and Solutions
  • Leading in the Moment: Project Roots

  • Leading in the Moment: Colten Cowell Foundation

    Do you ever think about how one encounter can change everything?

    In this episode of Leading in the Moment, we learn how a family’s tragedy inspired the creation of the Colten Cowell Foundation. They’re a non-profit that provides children who are terminally ill or suffering from a disability with...

  • Independent Living For People with Disabilities During The Crisis

    Ability 360 is a long-running organization that offers and provides programs to those with disabilities, so they can achieve some form of independent living. Meghan Fable joins Leading in the Moment to talk about the programs, both in-facility and in-home and how the services have pivoted, but re...

  • Not My Kid Provides Programs & Education Against Negative Youth Behavior

    Kristen Polin, the CEO of Not My Kid, joined us on Leading in the Moment to talk about how her organization not only pivoted during the pandemic, but also expanded. Along with providing programs, resources and education toward the prevention of negative youth behavior, now the non-profit is also ...

  • 15-Year-Old Donates Birthday Monday To Assistance League Of Phoenix

    Operation School Bell is a signature program of the Assistant League that provides clothes to low-income youth in our community. Recently, a large, unexpected donation was made by 15-year old Jewelyssa Yanes who chose to donate the money she received for her birthday to help those children in nee...

  • What is SaniPass?

    Andy Glanz, creative director for Go Time Design, joins us on Leading in the Moment to discuss the company's new idea designed for keeping us safer at the grocery store during the pandemic.

    The sanitization of grocery carts is something we all worry about and this patent-pending product called...

  • What Will Pat's Run Look Like This Year?

    Dan Futrell, CEO of Pat Tillman Foundation, discussed how Pat's run has been affected by the pandemic and what we can do to continue the legacy of Pat Tillman.

    Participation in Pat's Run helps fund scholarships for people looking to go back to school after serving in the military. There are man...

  • Arizona Helping Hands Continues To Help Foster Families In Need

    Dan Shufelt, CEO and President of AZ Helping Hands, joined us to talk about how his nonprofit is still providing essential needs to foster care families throughout the state despite a limited staff and modified distribution schedules due to the pandemic.

    Dan also stressed the importance of maki...

  • State of the Restaurant Industry with Arizona Restaurant Association

    Steve Chucri, President & CEO of the Arizona Restaurant Association joined us to discuss the current state of the restaurant industry as the pandemic continues. In this interview, Chucri covers data regarding job loss in the industry and provides insight into how restrictions continue to impact r...

  • Using Technology To Stay Connected With Loved Ones

    Tom Egan, CEO of The Foundation for Senior Living, joined us to talk about the how technology can be used this holiday season to check in on and visit with senior loved ones. There are some creative apps that are designed to not only make life a bit easier for our seniors, but also keep them saf...

  • Improving Water Access For Navajo Nation

    Marcus Denetdale, Program Manager of Construction in Indian Country for ASU and Captain David Harvey, Deputy Director of the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction for Indian Health Services, plus a member of the Navajo Nation joined us to talk about the program that provides better acces...

  • D-backs School Challenge Program Gives Back To Arizona Education

    Debbie Castaldo, Arizona Diamondbacks VP of Corporate and Community Impact, joined us to talk about the Dbacks School Challenge which debuted in 2012 and funds 20-25 selected Arizona schools with a $5,000 each year.

    The funds go towards anything a particular school or classroom needs. This ye...

  • AZ Helping Hands Provides Essential Needs For Foster Care Children

    Dan Shufelt, CEO and President of AZ Helping Hands, joined us to talk about what this non-profit does for foster care children and families throughout the state and the need for volunteers now more than ever due to COVID 19.

    AZ Helping Hands is the state's largest provider of essential needs f...

  • Giving Sole Empowers Arizona's Foster Care Children

  • Helios Partnership With Virtual Teacher Institute

  • Moving Forward With Fall High School Athletics

  • Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Donates Millions To Arizona Nonprofits

    Mary Jane Rynd, President and CEO of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, joins us to talk about the emergency grants the trust has issued to nonprofits in Maricopa County since the beginning of the pandemic.

    To date, the trust has funded almost $11.5 million in emergency grants to multiple orga...

  • Mercy Care Helps Arizona Residents With Various Mental Health Programs

    During this pandemic, healthcare providers are reporting increased engagement with mental health services. Mercy Care CEO Lorry Bottrill joins us to discuss how Arizona residents can find access to various mental health programs and services. 

  • SaniCrew Mobilizes Sanitation to Enhance Public Safety

    Stefanie Lerner with SaniCrew joins us to talk about the mobile sanitizing crew (with a Ghostbusters theme) that was created for events, restaurants, stores, weddings etc., in an effort to provide safety in pandemic and post-pandemic society.

    Stefanie talked about how the idea came about and h...

  • Assisted Living Federal Association Provides Support To Assisted Communities

    Karen Barno, CEO, President and Founder of Arizona ALFA, joined us to talk about how the what her non-profit does for assisted living communities around the state.

    They provide education, information and support to all facilities. Karen also addresses the impact COVID 19 has had on assisted l...

  • Back To School Clothing Drive Supplies To Families In Need

    Karl Gentles, executive director of Back To School Clothing Drive joins us to talk about the altered process this year of getting clothing and supplies to needy students and families this school year.

    Many Arizona school districts have delayed in-student classes so the clothing drive has organi...

  • The Significance of Blood and Plasma Donations During Covid-19

    Sue Thew with Vitalant joins us to talk about the overwhelming need for blood donations during this pandemic, and to assure people that every safety precaution is being taken at Vitalant blood drive location. Whether you donate through a blood drive or individually, all the information is on Vita...

  • Arizona Snowbowl and Flagstaff Chamber Provide COVID-19 Relief Fund

    Rob Linde, general manager of Arizona Snowbowl, spoke with us about the Snowbowl COVID-19 Relief Fund which is helping out local businesses during this pandemic. Snowbowl partnered with the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce on this effort which will provide eight $7500 grants.

    To qualify, businesse...

  • Arizona's COVID-19 Mental Health Research Impact Fund

    Dr. Mitzi Krockover, Board President of The Institute for Mental Health Research, joins us to talk about the increase of mental illness throughout our state due to COVID-19 and how the institute is helping out with it's COVID-19 Impact Fund.

    All the proceeds from this fund go to Arizona-based r...