At the Impact Awards on May 14th, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce honored UMOM with the 2013 Community Champion Award!
The Impact Awards honors the accomplishments of businesses and the impact they’ve made on the Greater Phoenix business community. Darlene Newsom, Chief Executive Officer for UMOM, accepted the recognition at the luncheon. Visit www.phoenixchamber.com/impact to see all the honorees.
Turn up those speakers and listen as Vicky Carmona from CBS interviews UMOM’s Chief Develpment officer Karen Fletcher. They discuss what UMOM is all about, our programs and services, how you can get involved, how you can volunteer and much more! The interview also highlighted the upcoming McDowell Mountain Music Festival (MMMF), taking place March 22, March 23 and March 24.
Arizona Commercial Real Estate highlighted UMOM and the McCarthy Heart Hats Team, who completed an in-kind playground project for UMOM New Day Centers Fillmore property. McCarthy removed old sand from the play area (which was attracting unwanted cats), installed a new playground surface, painted the basketball court and ramada, installed a watering system and planted new vegetation. To read the full article, click here.
We have updated the publication section of our website! Head on over to check out our Community Impact Report. It contains updated facts and figures on our shelter programs, affordable housing, supportive services, demographics and a full financial summary.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce just announced that UMOM is a finalist for this year’s Impact Awards! The Impact Awards honors the accomplishments of businesses and the impact they’ve made on the Greater Phoenix business community. The final awards ceremony will be held this May. We are very honored to have been recognized in this way and to be standing alongside the other agencies in our award category who also do amazing work in the community alongside us.
Check out this great story from the Arizona Republic about Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons and his wife, Renee’s philanthropic giving in Arizona.
UMOM is so grateful for the recent investment from The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation that enabled us to pay off the mortgage on the 7.2 acre main campus plus expand capacity and supportive services for homeless families.
Read the story: http://www.azcentral.com/business/consumer/articles/20121120go-daddy-executive-parsons-wife-give-back.html.