Here are some recent philanthropic efforts of Tucson businesses:
Tucson Electric Power Co.’s Grants that Make a Difference awarded the Community Food Bank $10,000 to support economic education for low-income women. The program will reach 250 women.
KB Home Tucson recently donated $95,000 to the Sahuarita Unified School District to help fund a new new Early Childhood Center that opened last month. The Early Childhood Center serves children ages 2 years and 9 months up to 5 years.
Cricket Communications donated three cellular phones and service to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona. The phones will be distributed on an as-needed basis to famialies staying at the Ronald McDonald House.
Allan and Alfie Norville gave $1 million to the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center to create an endowed chair for the study of heart disease in women. The Allan & Alfie Norville Endowed Chair for Heart Disease in Women Research, made possible through the Norvilles and an anonymous donor, will work to advance the understanding and treatment of heart and vascular disease in women. The Norvilles are the founders and owners of Financial Associates.
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