Thunderbirds Charities donates more than $3.1M to Valley charities

PHOENIX, ARIZONA  — Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of The Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community – awarded more than $3.1 million in grants to 51 Valley charities during its 2018 spring funding cycle – including a record one-time donation of $1 million to Special Olympics Arizona for its new State … Read More

VIDEO: Back to School Drive 2018

Together, we provided dozens of resident children with the tools they need to succeed in the classroom! We want to thank all of our community partners who made this Back to School Drive possible, including:

Homeward Bound Receives $195,000 Grant from Valley of the Sun United Way

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – On July 15, 2018, Homeward Bound received notice that they would receive $195,000 from Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) to fund two integral programs within the organization. Homeward Bound is committed to serving the fastest growing homeless population in Maricopa County- families, by recognizing that simply providing housing is not enough. Instead, they take a two-generational approach … Read More

Homeward Bound Receives COA Accreditation

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – On July 9, 2018, Homeward Bound received official accreditation notice by the Council on Accreditation (COA). In addition, Homeward Bound was expedited through the Pre-Commission Review Report (PCR) process after proving fully compliant in all 446 fundamental practice standards reviewed. COA accreditation signifies to Homeward Bound’s consumers, staff, board, donors, funders and regulators that the organization is … Read More

Homeward Bound Becomes Only Arizona Agency of its Kind to Earn Prestigious Accreditation

July 11th, 2018 | By Jamie Killin Homeward Bound, a Valley nonprofit committed to serving homeless families, has received its official accreditation notice by the Council on Accreditation, making it the only agency in Arizona to receive the honor in the Housing Stabilization and Community Living category. “COA’s program of quality improvement is designed to identify providers that have met … Read More

Soaring With Thunderbird Charities

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – On May 23, 2018, Thunderbirds Charities, contributed $150,000 to Homeward Bound towards the Empowering Homeless Families with Children program. This program provides housing and delivers important programming for homeless children and their parents. The Thunderbird Charities will be instrumental in continuing efforts to serve this growing segment of Phoenix’s homeless population; families. Thunderbirds Charities have been instrumental … Read More

Impact Report: May 2018

| From the CEO I am very excited to share our Spring 2018 Impact Report with you, we have had an amazing past half-year! Homeward Bound is serving the fastest growing population of the homeless in Maricopa County — families: the vast majority of whom are women and children. We recognize that simply providing housing for homeless families is not … Read More

Board of Visitors grants $965,000 to 15 local charities

March 1st, 2018 | by Scottsdale Independent The Board of Visitors, Arizona’s oldest women’s charitable organization, announces that 15 local nonprofit charities received $965,000 in funding to help provide healthcare services to women, children and the elderly. The 2018 grant recipients are: Brighter Way Institute, Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation, Duet: Partners in Health and Aging, Esperanca, Feeding Matters, Foundation … Read More