SUPPORTED CHARITIES

PLEASE SUPPORT THESE RECOMMENDED LOCAL CHARITIES FOR 2023 HOLIDAY SEASON

TYPEORGANIZATIONLOCAL FOCUSMISSION STATEMENT AND FOCUS
Food BanksFill the Need Food BankVOC,Big Park, Rimrock, Cornville, Camp Verde and Lake Montezuma Our mission is to ensure any underserved resident of the Verde Valley has access to quality food.
Sedona Food BankSedona, Village of Oak Creek, Cornville, or Page SpringsThe Sedona Community Food Bank is a non-profit, community-supported organization, which provides food and assistance to people in need.
Verde Valley Neighborhood Food ProjectVerde Valley, Sedona, VOCOver 60 neighborhood coordinators collect food donations to support eight local organizations who feed the hungry in the Verde Valley
Women & ChildrenFaithworksNavajo and Hopi Nations, Flagstaff, Northern ArizonaChristian ministries partner to provide medical needs, clothes, and volunteer services for the needy. Includes thrift shop at 2708 North 4th Street, Suite E3, Flagstaff.
Grand Canyon Scouts CouncilNorthern & Central ArizonaProvides values-based youth development and programs for young people that build character.Can also donate this link: http://scoutgivingday.org/ for a match program!
Hope House of SedonaSedonaProvide services, support, temporary housing, meals and transition programs for children and youths
Hope Women’s Center in Camp VerdeCamp Verde, Cottonwood, Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey, HumboldtHope’s mission is to engage, encourage, and equip women and teen girls facing any difficult life situation. We guide women from trauma to transformation!
House of Ruth Pregnancy CenterVerde ValleyChristian ministry dedicated to serving women and families and to protecting the lives of unborn children. Our goal is to assist with emotional, spiritual, physical, and material needs, enabling women to make healthy, life-affirming choices throughout pregnancy and beyond.​children.
Marine Corp’s Toys for Tots – SedonaSedonaMarine Toys for Tots (501(c)3 Program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas.
Shared Hope InternationalVerde Valley and Northern ArizonaShared Hope International is dedicated to bringing an end to sex trafficking through our three-prong approach – Prevent, Restore, Bring Justice
Short Creek Dream CenterColorado City, AZ , Northern ArizonaProvides services of a 40-bed residential support center for people who need help with substance abuse recovery, crisis intervention, life skills development and more.
Verde Valley SanctuaryVerde ValleyProvides comprehensive services to assist, protect and empower victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Includes emergency assistance and shelter, confidential counseling, case management, and legal support.
Yavapai Family Advocacy CenterYavapai CountyYFAC’s mission is to reduce trauma to victims of abuse by providing a safe and supportive environment and facilitating a team approach to advocacy, investigation, and prosecution.
Seniors & VeteransSAVCOSedonaSedona Area Veterans Community Outreach (SAVCO) supports activities that are patriotic, non-political, rewarding…and fun! From holiday-season Toys for Tots campaign, to direct Veteran Assistance Programs, and much more,
Verde Valley CaregiversVerde ValleyVVCC commits to supporting and encouraging older adults in their quest to age in place in their community of choice by enhancing their independence, promoting higher quality of life, and reducing barriers to happiness
Mental Health & Recovery SupportMatForce.orgPrescott, Verde Valley, YavapaiMatforce Mission; With integrity and determination we, the citizens of Yavapai County, commit to working in partnership to build healthier communities by striving to eliminate substance abuse and its effects.
Steps to Recovery Drug Rehab. in CottonwoodVerde ValleyMission Statement: Provide safe and structured environments, free from alcohol and drugs, for people who fall through the cracks. We educate and empower individuals to embrace their purpose. Our focus is on behavior modification, raising awareness of core issues and integrating individuals back into the community.”
Yavapai Re-Entry Program (part of MatForce)Yavapai CountyOur focus is on a key population in the community whose needs were not being fulfilled— those exiting the Department of Corrections. In an effort to reduce recidivism, improve individual lives, and promote a safer community for all members of Yavapai County.
Suicide Prevention Coalition of Yavapai CountyYavapai CountyVision is to increase awareness of suicide within Yavapai County and try to help connect people to the resources they need to prevent the completion of suicide.

Note: V3 12/5/223

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