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Child Crisis Arizona in the News

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 (, 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 (, 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 (, Jan. 25, 2020)

 A happy ending to the story, but not one I expected (, Jan. 1, 2020)

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Fiesta Bowl Charities 2019 Ohio State Player Outreach (Fiesta Bowl, Dec. 23, 2019)

Ohio State football players team up with at-risk kids for shopping spree (Arizona Foothills Magazine, Dec. 27, 2019)

Ohio State players shop with children in need in Arizona (abc 6, Dec. 23, 2019)

Phoenix’s newest Cambria hotel celebrates opening with donation to Child Crisis Arizona (, Dec. 20, 2019)

12 places you can volunteer this holiday season (AZ Big Media, Dec. 11, 2019)

Nonprofits launch holiday drives (Ahwatukee Foothills News, Dec. 3, 2019)

Gaydos in the Afternoon hosts Caring for Kids (KTAR, Dec. 4, 2019) 

25 of the most philanthropic companies in Arizona (AZ Big Media, Dec. 1, 2019)

In spirit of Thanksgiving, American Airlines and DHL donate luggage to Child Crisis Arizona (American Journal of Transportation – November 22, 2019)

Gilbert Giving Machines are back (AZ Family – November 20, 2019)

How you can help foster children during the holidays (KTAR – November 20, 2019)

Giving Machine comes back to Gilbert (KTAR – November 13, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona raises over $1 million for children in need (Frontdoors- October 10, 2019)

Foster family shortage in Arizona (Cronkite News-September 13, 2019)

Larry H. Miller Dealerships Provides Free Car Seat Safety Checks ( – August 27, 2019)

VOS Active 20-20 Club donates $109K to children’s charities  ( – August 22, 2019)

New Peoria Resource Center Hosts Fair ( – August 21, 2019)

New resource center hosting fair ( – August 9, 2019)

Mesa nonprofit working with feds to house 50 unaccompanied children ( July 31, 2019)

Valley shelter leader defends taking in migrant children ( July 26, 2019)

Foster-care ‘crisis’: More kids entering Arizona system as number of foster homes declines ( July 23, 2019)

There Is A Shortage Of Foster Care Homes In Arizona ( July 9, 2019)

Arizona is in desperate need of foster families ( – July 1, 2019)

All you need is love: Inclusivity helps foster kids find forever homes ( – June 28, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona desperately needs foster families ( – June 25, 2019)

New community resource center opening ( – June 25, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona in desperate need of foster families ( – June 24, 2019)

Maricopa County in ‘desperate’ need of foster families, agency says ( – June 23, 2019)

Maricopa County in ‘desperate’ need of foster families, agency says ( – June 22, 2019)

Maricopa County lacking space in homes for foster children ( – June 22, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona Needs Foster Families! Kids Need Loving Homes! ( – June 14, 2019)

Mesa Tackling Growing Child Poverty Rate ( – June 3, 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona, Safe Kids, Strong Families for 40 years (Ocotillo Living Magazine – February 2019)

Child Crisis Arizona STEM Night, Sponsored by Cox Charities ( – December 17, 2018)

Season for Sharing: Child Crisis Arizona helps keep children safe ( – December 11, 2018)

The gift of choice: Valley nonprofit honors cultural traditions ( – December 5, 2018)

National Adoption Month .. Happy families! Tax credit info also! ( – November 21, 2018)

Hubbard Radio’s Valerie More Chats with CEO Torrie Taj about the Ways the Community Can Support Child Crisis Arizona’s Mission (Hubbard Radio Phoenix – November 16, 2018)

CEO Torrie Taj Talks with Marty Manning of KEZ999 & iHeartMedia about Adoption Month & AZ Tax Credits ( – November 25, 2018)

AZ Insider: Child Crisis Arizona’s Lunch was Inspirational ( – October 11, 2018)

Child Crisis Arizona’s Lunch for Love Raises $500K ( – October 9, 2018)

Lunch for Love Raises $500K ( – Oct 3, 2018)

Thunderbirds Charities donates more than $3.1M to Valley charities ( – Aug 14, 2018)

Child Crisis Arizona ‘Un-Masks’ Cycle of Child Abuse and Neglect at Annual Gala ( – Feb 21, 2018)

38th Annual Friends of Child Crisis Gala ( – Feb 15, 2018)

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy launches Fundraising Academy ( – Jan 23, 2018)

Report: Brain Science Shows How to Help Teens in Foster Care ( – Jan 11, 2018)

Who’s Next: 23 Arizonans who help our neighbors in need ( – Jan 11, 2018)

Canyon State CU Supports Caring for Kids Event ( – Jan 8, 2018)

Canyon State Credit Union donates over 200,000 diapers to Child Crisis Arizona & AZ Helping Hands ( – Jan 3, 2018)

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Names 2017 Piper Fellows and Highlights Recent Grantmaking (KLTV – December 14, 2017)

Mac & Gaydos’ Caring for Kids event amounts to thousands of donations (KTAR News – December 11, 2017)

5th Annual ‘Mac & Gaydos’ Caring For Kids’ Drive on KTAR/Phoenix Friday ( – December 7, 2017)

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital Hosts Holiday Drive for Child Crisis Arizona (frontdoors – Connecting Arizona, December 2, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona Receives National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate (MyLocalNews.US, November 30, 2017)

‘We just couldn’t wait for today to come’: 229 kids adopted in Maricopa County Saturday (Fox10, November 18, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona unites families with children on National Adoption Day (, November 17, 2017)

Mac Watson of ‘Mac and Gaydos’ shares story of adopting children (KTAR News, November 17, 2017)

Arizona’s Children: Make a difference for kids in foster care (Raising Arizona Kids, November 15, 2017)

Tax-credit donations help us make Arizona a better place (AZ Republic, November 10, 2017)

Arizona Republic kicks off 24th annual Season for Sharing (, November 9, 2017)

November is National Adoption Month (99.9KEZ/iHeartRadio Interview, November 6, 2017)

9-Year-Old Donates Book Proceeds to Child Crisis Arizona (CW6 – Positively Arizona, November 3, 2017)

Peoria Couple Encourages Adoption (Peoria Times, October 27, 2017)

KIPS Proves Parenting Outcomes and Guides Program Improvement in Child Crisis Arizona’s PAT Program (KIPS Blog: Parenting Assessment in Practice & Research, October 10, 2017)

Cox Charities Awards 80 Nonprofits $530K (frontdoors – Connecting Arizona, September 24, 2017)

Child Abuse Prevention License Plate program: How it evolved (AZ Central, September 13, 2017)

8 Resources For Parents Around Arizona (AZ Central, September 13, 2017)

‘It Shouldn’t Hurt to be a Child’: A closer look at nonprofits working to prevent child abuse and neglect (AZ Central, September 10, 2017)

Older News Articles
Groups get $425K from ‘It Shouldn’t Hurt to Be a Child’ license plates (AZ Central, July 23, 2017)

The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation Provides Grant to Support Child Crisis Arizona’s New Early Head Start Program (HMA Public Relations, June 1, 2017)

CEO Torrie Taj on Keeping Kids Safe (Valley Watch on KTAR, May 7, 2017)

Arizona’s Children in Foster Families, Love Transforms (Raising Arizona Kids, May 1, 2017)

Wine, Women & Horses (and Men!) (azredbook, Apr. 20, 2017)

Wine and Stogies Help Raise Money for Kids in Crisis (Frontdoors, Apr. 18, 2017)

Mac from KTAR’s Mac & Gaydos announces he and his wife are licensed foster parents (KTAR, Apr. 3, 2016)

Foster Parents Must Adapt to Tougher DCS Safety Inspections (Cronkite News, Mar. 16, 2017)

Valley Girl Donates Birthday Presents to Charity (AZ Family, Mar. 14, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona Talks Dollar-for-Dollar Tax Credits (Sonoran Living, Mar. 9, 2017)

How Giving Back Can Earn You a Tax Credit (Arizona Midday, Mar. 2, 2017)

Child Crisis Arizona’s ‘Downtown Soul’ grooves its way to $400,000 for charity (Frontdoors, Feb. 16, 2017)

Groups Working Toward Decreasing Number of Kids in Child-Welfare System (KJZZ, Feb. 10, 2017)

Arizona’s Children: Neatly 18,000 Kids are In State Care, What Happens Next is up to Us (Raising Arizona Kids, February, 2017)

This Chef of the Year Will Cook Dinner for You and 40 Friends in Your Home (Arizona Foothills Magazine, Jan. 25, 2017)

THE PHOENIX FILE- Stu Turgel with Torrie Taj (Jan. 4, 2017)

Canyon State Credit Union Donates over 150,000 Diapers to Child Crisis Arizona (CU Insight, Dec. 28, 2016)

Picture of Boy Getting Adopted Goes Viral (FOX 10, Dec. 24, 2016)

Petsmart Charities Unite to Give Back (Arizona Daily Star Tucson, Dec. 23, 2016)

Arizona Kids in Crisis: How You Can Help (KTAR News, Dec. 5, 2016)

Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital helps Child Crisis Arizona (AZ Business Magazine, Dec. 5, 2016)

A Voice for Arizona’s Children (Frontdoors News, Dec. 2016)

Donor Stewardship Done Right (In Business Magazine, Nov. 2016)

Donate Your Taxes to Help Children In Need (Arizona Midday, Nov. 30, 2016)

Season For Sharing: The Kids Who Wait For A Home (AZ Central, Nov. 21, 2016)

Agencies Must Forge Partnerships with Foster Families (Public News Service, Nov. 17, 2016)

East Valley Nonprofits Given Grants by Credit Union (East Valley Tribune, Nov. 4, 2016)

Child Crisis Arizona extends its Early Head Start Program to Mesa (Raising Arizona Kids, Nov. 2016)

Child Crisis Arizona Hosts Fundraising Lunch (, Oct. 26, 2016)

Goodwill Presents Check to Child Crisis Arizona (MyNewsMesa,Oct. 14, 2016)

Foster Care Offers Resources (Mesa Independent, Oct. 13, 2016)

Safe Kids, 1 Home Makes a Difference (AZ Central, Sept. 25, 2016)

18,000 Arizona Kids Are In Foster Care. Here’s How You Can Help (AZ Central, Sept. 4, 2016)

A Phoenix Shelter Where Arizona Children In State Care Wait For A Home (AZ Central, Aug. 28, 2016)

Foundation Gives to East Valley Groups (East Valley Tribune, Aug. 24, 2016)

12 Organizations Where Kids Can Volunteer (AZ Central, Aug. 12, 2016)

The List Top 25 Nonprofit Organizations (Phoenix Business Journal, Aug. 1, 2016)

Have You Met? (Blacktie Arizona, Aug. 2016)

Child Crisis Arizona (Valley Views, May 28, 2016)

Foster Care Awareness Month (Arizona Midday, May 23, 2016)

Child Crisis Arizona’s Free Parenting Classes and Workshops (Morning Scramble, May 13, 2016)

Foster Care Awareness Month (Sonoran Living, May 6, 2016)

May Is Foster Care Awareness Month (FOX 10, Apr. 28, 2016)

1 + 1 = 3 For New Child Crisis Arizona Brand (Giving Hope AZ magazine, Mar. 25, 2016)

Wine, Women & Horses Photo Gallery (Blacktie Arizona, Mar. 5, 2016)

The Friends of Child Crisis Arizona present Glitz and Glamour: A Swingin’ Soiree Photo Gallery (Blacktie Arizona, Mar. 1, 2016)

Child Crisis Arizona 1920’s Gala Photo Gallery (Arizona Foothills Magazine, Mar. 1, 2016)

‘Glitz and Glamour’ Raises $450K for Child Crisis Arizona (,Feb. 29, 2016)

Foster parenting in Arizona is ‘like pulling bodies out of the fire’ (AZCentral, Feb. 22, 2016)

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – A Success Story (Raising Arizona Kids, Feb. 17, 2016)

Phoenix Job Corps Center Volunteers For Playground Makeover (Arizona Informant, Jan. 19, 2016)

She Needs You! Record Yourself Reading A Bedtime Story For A 7-year-old Arizona Girl (AZCentral, Jan. 12, 2016)

Save The Date: Glitz & Glamour Gala (AZ Lifestyle, Jan. 2016)

Donor Call: Child Crisis Arizona (Frontdoors, Jan. 2016)

What This Girl Wants For Christmas, Even Santa Claus Can’t Deliver (AZCentral, Dec. 18, 2015)

December 2015 Class Of Certified Fund Raising Executives Announced (CFRE, Dec. 8, 2015)

National Adoption Day Creates Hundreds Of New Forever Families (Raising Arizona Kids, Nov, 25, 2015)

Torrie A. Taj, CEO, Of Child Crisis Arizona (Arizona Midday, Nov. 16, 2015)

Child Crisis Arizona Gives 71 Children A Safe Place To Stay Every Night (Nov.13, 2015)

Spooner Physical Therapy Collected 50,000 Diapers For Child Crisis Arizona (Nov. 12, 2015)