Fundraising

Support inclusion this April with Bashas’

Join Bashas' in celebrating Champions for Inclusion this April! All month long, Bashas' customers can support three local charities making a difference for people with disabilities – Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center, Special Olympics Arizona and Southwest Human Development, the Easterseals affiliate for central and northern Arizona. Southwest Autism Research...

Meet Our Thrive to 5 Playfest Ambassadors

At Southwest Human Development, our services improve lives and help families by supporting young children and their caregivers during the first five years of life. These services are supported in part by our upcoming Thrive to 5 Playfest on Saturday, March 12. Here are just a few of the children whose...

Gingerbread Kids gift drive provides holiday cheer to nearly 1,700 Valley children

During the holidays, gifts can express our appreciation and care for those closest to us. For kids, unwrapping a new toy or outfit can light up their faces and homes with smiles. Southwest Human Development’s annual Gingerbread Kids Holiday Gift Drive delivered holiday gifts and spread holiday cheer with Arizona...

Southwest Human Development offers rewarding team builders

The COVID-19 pandemic caused an abrupt change in every workplace, with many organizations changing their operations or requiring employees to work from home. It's still unclear when COVID-19 will be fully under control. But as vaccination rates go up, many organizations are returning to in-person work or transitioning to an...

‘Dream Big, Move Fast’ charity car raffle benefits Arizona kids, families in need

Prizes include an all-new 2021 Toyota Venza, $1,000 cash and more Southwest Human Development launched its inaugural “Dream Big, Move Fast” car raffle to support its many early childhood programs and services that serve more than 140,000 Arizona children, their families and professionals each year. Presented by Valley Toyota Dealers and CENTURY...

Mountain America Credit Union and the Arizona Coyotes return to support early literacy and disabilities programs

For the second year in a row, Mountain America Credit Union and the Arizona Coyotes have partnered for their “Guiding You Forward” program that supports Southwest Human Development's early literacy and assistive technology programs. "Mountain America is pleased to continue our support of Southwest Human Development through our Guiding You Forward program with the Arizona...

Walk With Me fundraiser for kids with disabilities returns in March

Participants encouraged to be creative as they raise funds for young children with disabilities Residents of the Valley of the Sun are invited to join Southwest Human Development and presenting sponsor, the Arizona Coyotes, for the 13th annual Walk With Me from March 15-20, 2021. The event will be a week...