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Child Crisis Arizona in the News

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 Crissi ‘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)

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)

Older News Articles

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)

Arizona Republic story on Aliyah (requires subscription):

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

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

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 (azfamily.com – August 27, 2019)

Mesa nonprofit working with feds to house 50 unaccompanied children (www.ktar.com- July 31, 2019)

Valley shelter leader defends taking in migrant children (www.12news.com- July 26, 2019)

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

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

Arizona is in desperate need of foster families (www.abc15.com – July 1, 2019)

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

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

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

Child Crisis Arizona in desperate need of foster families (azbigmedia.com – June 2019)

Maricopa County in ‘desperate’ need of foster families, agency says (12news.com – June 22, 2019)

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

Child Crisis Arizona Needs Foster Families! Kids Need Loving Homes! (kez999.iheart.com – June 14, 2019)

Mesa Tackling Growing Child Poverty Rate (Abc15.com – June 3, 2019)


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

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

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

National Adoption Month .. Happy families! Tax credit info also! (kez999.iheart.com – 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Canyon State Credit Union donates over 200,000 diapers to Child Crisis Arizona & AZ Helping Hands (CUInsight.com – 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)

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 (azcentral.com, 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)

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)

Child Abuse Prevention License Plate program: How it evolved (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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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