What does it mean when a community comes together to change its future?​

“It means we’re all in. We’re a part of something bigger. We leave our individual agendas at the door. We adhere to a shared community vision for the betterment of all our community. We commit to using evidence to drive decision making. We share and analyze data. We use continuous improvement. We invest in what works for our community. We are all in.” – Adam O’Doherty United Way of Graham and Greenlee Counties, CEO.

EAC Small Business Development Center

We had the honor of presenting a check for $25,000 to EAC Smalls Business Development Center to increase their reach and capacity to educate current or potential small business owners in Graham and Greenlee Counties. “Over three years: 150 additional people will be led through the business development process utilizing...

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Greenlee County

We were so excited to have the privilege to present a check for $15,000 to Greenlee County to help with their efforts in the 2020 Census! “The Greenlee County Complete Count steering committee has held numerous public meetings, provided hundreds of flyers and handouts, purchased “Everyone Counts” pencils for Clifton,...

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Morenci Unified School District

We were so excited to present this check for $22,310 to Morenci Unified School District $16,310 of that is to start a robotics & drones program at Morenci High School. Where students will learn the intricacies of coding from a hands-on point of reference. Students will understand coding. When students...

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Duncan Valley Rural Fire District

It was an honor to be able to present a check for $169,000 to Duncan Fire for new SCBA’s.  “All DVRFD firefighters use the SCBA in structure fires, vehicle fires, and hazmat situations. They provide clean, cool breathing air, full face protection, and an emergency alarm system in case a...

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Safford High School Piano Lab

We had the honor of presenting a check for $20,514.95 to Safford Unified School District for a new piano lab. Under the leadership of instructor, Chip Cheney, Safford High School plans to offer a new music elective; class piano. With the purchase of 17 pianos, Safford High School can offer...

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Into the Wild Outdoors

We are excited to partner with one of the newest non profits in our area, Into the Wild Outdoors and present them with a check for $2,500.  “While exploring and teaching about the outdoors with individuals and at-risk youth, we also incorporate education, healthy living, survival, camping, fishing, hunting, hunter...

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Morenci SCRUBBS Club

On Feb. 12, Scrubs Clubs leaders Roselyn Dorell and Isabella Leyba taught their third session of hands-only CPR to the Fairbanks Jr High to enrichment session.  “The Hands Only CPR class shows a partnership and collaboration seen many times in Greenlee County,” Gila Health Resources officials said. “The Scrubs Club...

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Church of New Beginnings

We are honored to be able to partner with the Church of New Beginnings by presenting them with a check for $19,670 to help The Repeat Boutique upgrade their heating and cooling systems. The volunteers and visitors to the Repeat Boutique need a comfortable place to work and see the available...

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SouthEastern Arizona Community Unique Services SEACUS

We are honored to partner with SEACUS for another year, presenting them with a check for $78,000 to support their efforts to provide Meals on Wheels, Housekeeping, Personal Care for seniors 65 and older in Graham County; and Home Modifications for seniors in Graham and Greenlee Counties. These services aid...

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Tooth BUDDS

We are proud to partner with Tooth B.U.D.D.S again this year, and happy to present them with a check for $125,000.  Tooth B.U.D.D.S. is a school-based dental hygiene program staffed by Affiliated Practice Dental Hygienists that focuses on providing preventive dental hygiene services to children at the convenience of their...

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Graham County Census 2020

We are honored to have been able to Present a check for $15,000 to Graham County for the 2020 Census! In preparation for the 2020 Census, Graham County, City of Safford, Town of Thatcher, and Town of Pima created the Graham County Complete Count Committee (CCC). The Committee’s goal is...

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Bonita School & Community Track

We are so excited to be apart and watch this one unfold! We have partnered with Bonita Elementary School by presenting a check for $28,450 to repair, re-coating, and mark their school and community track. This multi-use track is the venue for a variety of school and community activities, serving...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is Coming to Graham County We feel honored to be apart of bringing Big Bothers Big Sisters to our communities with a check for $59,750. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona is launching its one-to-one youth mentoring programs in Safford beginning in January 2020, with...

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Pima Police Department

We are grateful and happy to support our local Police Departments like The Pima Police Department who work hard every day to keep us safe. This check was present for $64,000 to wrap Pima’s School Resource Office’s Vehicle. A highly-visible vehicle will act as a deterrent to crime, whenever the...

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New Life City Church

United Way of Graham and Greenlee Counties is honored to be able to partner with great organizations like the New Life City Church on Project Luke. Project Luke is a community event that provides Christmas for families in need in our area. Thet offer a served dinner, local entertainment, even...

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