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3 agencies team up to provide pool fences (The Chandler Arizonan, June 9, 2024)

Gilbert family awarded free pool fence (Gilbert Independent, June 9, 2024)

Gilbert family gets grant for free pool fence (East Valley Tribune, June 7, 2024)

Gilbert family gets a grant for free pool fence (Gilbert Sun News, June 7, 2024)

Chandler family gets free pool fences from nonprofits (Chandler Independent, June 5, 2024)

Families receive complimentary pool fences (Peoria Times, June 5, 2024)

Gilbert Family gets grant for free pool fence (Gilbert Sun News, June 2, 2024)

Valley Focus- Episode 6/2/2024

Surprise family among pool fence recipients (Surprise Independent, May 30, 2024)

Families receive complimentary pool fences (Peoria Times, May 30, 2024)

Families receive complimentary pool fences (West Valley Biew News, May 29, 2024)

Paul and Molly Sewald’s Strikeouts 4 Kids (ABC15, May 24, 2024)

Mesa nonprofit awards pool fences to 11 families in need (Mesa Independent, May 28, 2024)

11 Valley Families Awarded Free Pool Fences through 3rd Annual Child Crisis Arizona Pool Fence Safety Program (Green Living Magazine, May, 27, 2024)

11 Valley families awarded free pool fences through 3rd Annual Child Crisis Arizona Pool Fence Safety Program (City Sun Times, May 24, 2024)

El Programa de Cerca Protectora para Albercas (Telemundo, May 24, 2024)

Prevención de ahogamientos: programa ofrece cercas para piscinas gratis (Telemundo, May 24, 2024)

Practice pool safety, help Phoenix achieve #DrowningZero (Paradise Valley Independent, May 22, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona Pool Fence Safety Program (KTAR, May 2024)

Maricopa County residents eligible for free pool fence through Pool Fence Safety Program (Arizona Daily Independent, March 18, 2024)

Maricopa County residents eligible for free pool fence through Pool Fence Safety Program (Cronkite News, March 15, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona raises over $1M at Camelback Inn of Paradise Valley (Arizona Digital Free Press, March 2024)

Scottsdale’s Child Crisis Arizona gala raises over $1 million (Scottsdale Independent, March 13, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona Raises Over $1 Million At Annual Fundraising Gala (Arizona Health & Living, March 12, 2024) 

Good to Give: Shining a light on volunteers and their passion projects (Lovin’ Life, March 6, 2024)

Arizona Lottery raises $25k for local nonprofits (Daily Independent, February 19, 2024)

Arizona Lottery provides funding to 47 local non-profits through partnership with state employee charitable campaign (Arizonalottery.com, February 13, 2024)

Philanthropy Focus: Child Crisis Arizona (ReneeParsons.com)

Champion for Children (City Lifestyle)

WM Phoenix Open: Sustainability on the course and off (Arizona’s Family, February 9, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona and Salt River Project open applications for families-in-need to receive a free pool fence through the Pool Fence Program (Arizona Parenting, February 7, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona Invites Community to “Dress Like A Dutton;” Organization’s 46th Annual Fundraising Gala-Saddle Up!-Set for March 9 (Arizona Health & Living, January 19, 2024)

Living for Giving: Nonprofit leaders share their organizations’ goals for 2024 (Scottsdale Airpark News, January 10, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona expands services with acquisition of Whispering Hope Ranch (January 7, 2024)

Child Crisis Arizona aquires nonprofit Whispering Hope Ranch (AZBigMedia, January 4, 2024)

Whispering Hope Ranch Acquired by Child Crisis Arizona (Frontdoots, January 3, 2024)

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Announces 2023 Class of Piper Fellows (PiperTrust.org, December 12, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona Completes $25M Fostering Bright Futures Campaign (Frontdoors, December 7, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona completes $25M Fostering Bright Future Campaign (AZBigMedia, December 1, 2023)

CFO of the Year Awards (AZBigMedia, November/December 2023

An “angel” under construction (AZBigMedia, November/December 2023)

Lunch for Love Event Feature (So Scottsdale, December 2023)

QuikTrip, Mayor Gallego announce investment in Phoenix nonprofits and public safety (Chaamber Business News, November 28, 2023)

Trevor Wilde on leading his business, family and community with equal parts head and heart (Scottsdale.com, November 17, 2023)

Expanded partnership announced at Child Crisis ‘Lunch for Love” (Frontdoors, November 14, 2023)

Child Crisis expanding servicese statewide (Mesa Tribune, November 5, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona in Phoenix raises $850k in one hour (Your Valley, November 2, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona raises more than $850k during 2023 Lunch for Love (Green Living Magazine, November 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona raises more than $850k during 2023 Lunch for Love (AZBigMedia, November 1, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona raises more than $850k during 2023 Lunch for Love at Arizona Biltmore (Arizona Health & Living, November 1, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona to use funds to help shoulder expansion efforts (Arizona Digital Free Press, November 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona raises more than $850k during 2023 Lunch for Love at Arizona Biltmore (HMA, November 1, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona expands statewide; announces enhanced programs during 2023 Lunch for Love (Newsbreak, November 2023)

Nonprofit of the Month: Child Crisis Arizona (Fabulous Arizona, October 30, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona launching new campus in Mesa (Arizona PBS, October 9, 2023)

Chandler Unified helps hundreds of homeless students (Gilbert Sun News, October 8, 2023)

Chanlder Unified helps hundreds of homless students (SanTan Sun News, October 8, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona awarded $1M by Parsons foundation (Mesa Independent, September 2023)

 Child Crisis arizona gets $1M foundation gift (The Mesa Tribune, September 10, 2023

Child Crisis Arizona gets $1M foundation gift (Mesa Tribune, September 9, 2023)

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Awards $1M to Child Crisis Arizona (Frontdoors Media, September 6, 2023)

Valley father Shares his journey to adopt son (ABC 15, September 4, 2023)

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Awards Child Crisis Arizona $1 Million (Scottsdale.com, September 4, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona awarded $1 million by Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation (AZ Big Media September 1, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona in Mesa awarded $1M by foundation (Mesa Independent, August 31, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona (Arizona and Me, August 28, 2023)

LGBTQ+ parents can adopt a child from foster care (Glendale Independent, August 1, 2023

Yes, LGBTQ+ parents can adopt a child from foster care (Mesa Independent, August 1, 2023)

16 Local Families Gifted Pool Fences From Child Crisis Arizona (Arizona Health & Living, July 18, 2023)

16 Valley families gifted pool fences from Child Crisis Arizona (YourValley.net, July 18, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona provides local families with safety pool fences (Arizona Digital Free Press, July 2023)

Keeping kids safe with pool fence installation (AZ Family, July 19, 2023)

Here are the winners of the 2023 Champions of Change Awards ( AZBigMedia, May 22, 2023)

Champions of Change (AzBusiness, May/June 2023)

Families-In-Need encouraged to apply for free pool fences (12 News/ Arizona Midday, May 12, 2023)

Families in need encouraged to apply now for free pool fences (City Sun Times, April 29, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona Blue Hawaii gala raises $900,000 (Scottsdale/PV Independent, April 26, 2023)

Families in need encouraged to apply now for free pool fences (Queen Creek Sun Times, April 24, 2023)

Maricopa County residents can apply for free pool fence until May 26 (KTAR News, April 22, 2023)

Families in need encouraged to apply for free pool fences (Chandler Independent, April 20, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona offers low-income Maricopa County Families Free Pool Barriers (AZ Family, April 20, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona Blue Hawaii Gala (So Scottsdale, Mar 29, 2023)

Champion for Children (Chandler Lifestyle Magazine, March 27, 2023)

Outstanding Women in Business 2023: Get to know Torrie Taj of Child Crisis Arizona (Phoenix Business Journal, March 21, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona Announces Milestone 45th Annual Fundraising Event; Blue Hawaii Gala Set For April 15 In Scottsdale (Arizona Health & Living, March 7, 2023)

Phoenix Business Journal unveils 2023 Outstanding Women in Business Honorees (Phoenix Business Journal, February 15, 2023)

 Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground on 38,000-square-foot, net zero campus (KTAR, January 18, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground on 38,000-sqaure-foot, net zero campus (Arizona Health & Living, January 23, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground for big Mesa center (The Mesa Tribune, January 22, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground on 2.4 acre Mesa campus (Your Valley, January 20, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground on 6-acre campus (Local Today, January 20, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaksground on 38,000-square-foot, net zero campus (Patch, January 19, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground on ‘Net Zero” campus in Mesa (Arizona Digital Free Press, January 19, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona targets 2024 for opening of new Mesa campus (ABC 15, January 19, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona Breaks Ground on 38,000-Square-Foot, Net Zero Campus (HMA Newsroom, January 18, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona breaks ground on 38,000 square-foot, net zero campus (AZ Big Media, January 18, 2023)

Child Crisis Arizona targets 2024 for opening of new Mesa campus (Phoenix Business Journal, January 18, 2023)

Older News Articles

What would you get with a free shopping spree? These families in need got the chance to find out (AZCentral, December 21, 2022)

Philanthropist spends $20,000 to clear Christmas wish lists of families in need (ABC15, December 20, 2022)

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits names Torrie Taj Board Chair (Arizona Digital Free Press, December 19, 2022)

Arizona Alliance for Golf PSA (Arizona Alliance for Golf, September 29, 2022)

Safe Place with Storylines Podcast (Storylines Podcast, August 23, 2022)

Safe Place in partnership with Valley Metro (Valley Metro, July 23, 2022)

Arizona State University’s Pysch for Life: Torrie Taj (ASU.edu, July 13, 2022)

Prevención de ahogamientos en niños: Lo que debes saber para evitar tragedias (Telemundo Arizona, June 29, 2022)

Apply to get a free pool fence though the Pool Fence Safety Program (ABC15, June 9, 2022)

Free car seat safety check happening in East and West Valley (My Local News, February 17, 2022)

Would your car seat pass an inspection? (Raising Arizona Kids, February 16, 2022)

“I try to uplift them” Arizona nonprofit connects foster children (AZcentral, January 23, 2022)

Thousands of teens left waiting as fewer people become foster parents (KTAR, January 21, 2022)

P.B. Bell hosts holiday wish drive (Yahoo Finance, January 10, 2022)

Giving Machines helping many Arizonans this holiday season (ABC 15, December 28, 2021)

Army recruiters in Gilbert organize a toy drive (Gilbert News Sun, December 22, 2021)

Church’s Giving Machines return to Gilbert (Gilbert Sun News, December 7, 2021)

Phoenix Suns players giving back with holiday meals (AZcentral, November 19, 2021)

Javale McGee hosts Thanksgiving dinner for Child Crisis Arizona (ABC15, November 16, 2021)

Local families thrive with adopted kids (North Central News, November 2021)

Child Crisis Arizona’s Brunch for Love raises over $600K (Queen Creek Sun Times, October 6, 2021)

Millions in funding pours into Mesa (Yahoo News, October 6, 2021)

Child Crisis Arizona’s Brunch for Love raises more than $600,000 (AZ Big Media, October 5, 2021)

71 Arizona nonprofits receive surprise grants from Piper Trust (KJZZ, September 16, 2021)

The mind-body connection: Bringing behavioral health into the spotlight (AZ Big Media, September 17, 2021)

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awards $123M in grants to Arizona nonprofits (Phoenix Business Journal, September 14, 2021)

LGBTQ+ children in foster care have a new ally (KYMA, August 31, 2021)

Meet the Sun Devil Class of 100 (ASU News, July 15, 2021)

Child Safety Advocates warn about drug dealers using social media (ABC15, June 1, 2021)

Behind the S(c)enes at Child Crisis Arizona (Henry+Horne 501 (C)ontributor, Spring 2021)

Nontraditional moms redefine parenting (North Central News, May 2021)

Karilee Ramaley recognized during SRP President’s Volunteer Spirit Awards (SRP 2021)

Hybrid event raises nearly $2.8 million (AZ Red Book, April 30, 2021)

The Great Outdoors Gala sparks $2.8 million (Frontdoors, April 29, 2021)

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announces 2021 Arizona Crime Victims’ Rights Award Week Champions (KOLD, March 19, 2021)

2021 Arizona Crime Victim’s Rights Award Week Program (March 19, 2021)

The Board of Visitors grants $725,000 to local charities (Frontdoors, February 18, 2021)

Adapting Leadership to a Virtual Environment (CAVO Podcast, January 2021)

Valley family opens home to foster child, encourages others to do the same (ABC 15, January 15, 2021)

Chandler charity helping families in need (San Tan Sun News, December 31, 2020)

Camelback Desert School students donate gift cards to Child Crisis Arizona (Your Valley, December 22, 2020)

15 Places to volunteer this holiday season (AZ Big Media, December 21, 2020)

Snell & Wilmer Partner Byron Sarhangian becomes Chairman of Child Crisis Arizona Board of Directors (December 3, 2020)

Trevor Wilde named finalist for Az Business Angels Award (AZ Big Media December 1, 2020) 

Tempe Diablos grant $300,000 to 45 agencies to celebrate Giving Tuesday (Wrangler News, December. 1, 2020)

Mesa nonprofit hits jackpot with casino company (East Valley Tribune, November 3, 2020)

Mesa group for vulnerable children receives donation (Yourvalley.net, October 27, 2020)

Child Crisis Arizona celebrates Resilience, Adaptability, and Perseverance at virtual brunch for love (Frontdoors, Oct. 22, 2020)

Greater Phoenix Chamber announces Athena Award finalists (Signals AZ, August 17, 2020)

Camelback Desert School students hold a donation drive for Child Crisis Arizona (Scottsdale Independent, August 17, 2020)

Safe Kids. Strong Families. A Conversation with Torrie Taj (Be Kind Always podcast, July 17, 2020)

Easing your child’s anxiety as they return to the classroom (ABC 15, June 22, 2020)

Child Crisis Arizona serves despite pandemic (Mesa Tribune, June 21, 2020)

On the move at Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits (AZ Big Media, June 20, 2020)

Dishing out local love (Phoenix Suns, June 15, 2020)

Child Crisis Arizona needs help feeding vulnerable families (ABC 15, June 10, 2020)

West Valley Mavericks reach $1 million in community giving (West Valley View, June 3, 2020)

HRC Partners with 100 Child Welfare Organizations in new report (HRC.org, June 1, 2020)

Child abuse reporting declines but advocates believe it is increasing (ABC 15, May 14, 2020)

Arizona foster care groups trying to recruit new foster parents during pandemic (KJZZ, April 28, 2020)

Tex Earnhardt continues loving on Arizona after death (Patch.com, April 22, 2020)

Arizona foster care agency adjusting process amid COVID outbreak (KTAR, April 16, 2020)

Dominos Pizza donating 10 million of slices of pizza nationwide (Your Valley, April 15, 2020)

How you can help on Arizona Gives Day (Good Morning Arizona, April 7, 2020)

Valley of the Sun United Way issues grants from COVID-19 fund (April 6, 2020)

It’s car seat recycling time again (Your Valley, April 3, 2020)

Here’s how businesses are helping during this crisis (AZ Big Media, April 1, 2020)

Here’s how you can help during this crisis (AZ Big Media, March 26, 2020) 

Child Crisis Arizona says there’s still time to get a tax credit (Sonoran Living, March 12, 2020)

On the Move at Jaburg Wilk (AZ Big Media, March 11, 2020)

143 Arizona charities awarded Season for Sharing Grants (AZcentral.com, March 8, 2020)

Advocates look for ways to help in ‘heartbreaking’ Arizona child abuse cases (ABC15, March 6, 2020)

Arizona Department of Child Safety asks foster parents to find room for one–or five more kids (AZCentral.com, Feb. 27, 2020)

Cheers to the Chairs – Tracy and Louis Basile (Frontdoors, Feb. 6, 2020)

Parents, here’s where to get help in metro Phoenix so you don’t hurt your kids (AZCentral.com, Jan. 25, 2020)