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Birdies for Charity – Waste Management Phoenix Open

The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open is here! Pledge your change to support life-transforming change in the Birdies for the Charity Program. Pledge a penny for each time the ball is shot at this year’s tournament and your $15 donation will lead to miraculous changes in the lives of our homeless and hungry neighbors.   Pledge at   As an added bonus, Thunderbird Charities will provide a 10% BONUS on the total amount of pledges collected! That means we

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Let me explain my donation …

Dear Phoenix Rescue Mission, “Just to explain the weird amount contained here: My husband and I are contributing the $55.83. I challenged each of my children to pray and reflect on how much they would like to contribute individually from their piggy banks. They took this very seriously, and it was often the dinner time and afternoon topic of discussion. They each decided on the following: Mackenzie (13-years-old) $10.00 Gavin (9-years-old) $9.00 Regan (7-years-old) $13.00 So their $28 + our

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Dear “everyone” at Phoenix Rescue Mission …

My name is Juliette and I volunteered there for just a few months during my temporary stay in Phoenix as a travel nurse. I primarily worked in the kitchen, food prep and serving. I tried every shift, even the early morning breakfast! I met some wonderful people along the way! From employees, other volunteers, and the men in the program, everyone was pleasant to work with each day. I am writing to thank you for such a wonderful experience as

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“Cries in the Night” – Volunteer Testimony

Today, as I walked the campus of Changing Lives Center, I was taken back about 36 years to the one night, I walked the streets of 15th Ave and Roosevelt. This was just one of my darkest times, I chose never to forget, because that particular night, I had only two choices: Go back home to my abusive stepfather who was always kicking me out because I would defend my mother, brother and sister from his beatings by fist fighting

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