Sharing is Caring

Steve and Cindy Schaider have a simple philosophy about life: sharing is caring. They have lived their lives that way, whether supporting their church, volunteering or supporting local charities. Together, they want to leave a lasting, positive mark in their community through their philanthropy. Upon moving to Casa Grande in 1980, both were blessed with … Read More…

Six Ways to Continue Providing Financial Support

1. CASH The Seeds of Hope Administrative percentage is around 10 percent. That means 90 percent of what you give goes directly to support programs. Some ways you can give: One-time gifts Annual gifts Monthly giving Donate your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) directly to Seeds of Hope from your investment account (has a tax advantage) … Read More…

WHY DONATE TO AGAINST ABUSE?

Founded in 1981, Against Abuse, Inc. is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and the community to understand the nature and effects of family violence and providing the resources to meet the needs of those abused. In addition, the agency has taken a proactive role in providing a family-focused, culturally sensitive continuum of … Read More…

“HOW SWEET THE SOUND”

  by Corianna Lee “How Sweet the Sound” will be an evening of arias and spirituals performed by renowned Hawaii-based soprano, Georgine Stark featuring the Desert Song Community Choir and accompanied by Kathy Renfro. Music showcased will be from well-known operas such as Madame Butterfly and Carmen in addition to a series of African American … Read More…

THE BIRTH OF GRACE (PART 1)

The Birth of Grace is the four-part story of KVNG—91.1FM, “The Voice of Never-ending Grace”, Eloy and the whole Casa Grande Valley’s hometown radio station by H. David Landry and Eric Kruzel The birth of a child is an amazing miracle of God. The birth of a nonprofit, full-power FM Christian radio station, though definitely … Read More…

AZ GIVES CALL TO ACTION!

Arizona Gives Day Tuesday April 4th Historic Neon Sign Restoration Project Before the interstate made Casa Grande a convenient stop for gas and fast food, motor lodges dotted the landscape along the well-traveled Highway 84 to Tucson. Neon signs at the Sunset Court and Horse Shoe Motel served as beacons in the desert, guiding weary travelers … Read More…

THE SEASON FOR GIVING, ALL YEAR ‘ROUND

Don’t miss Arizona Gives Day on April 4th! Charitable organizations typically see an increase in donations during the holidays. But for most, the need continues throughout the year. In fact, many actually see an increase for services during the summer months – a time when people are not traditionally in the “spirit of giving”. So … Read More…

WHEN IT COMES TO PRESCRIPTIONS, SHARING ISN’T CARING!

by Nicole Youcupicio, Casa Grande Alliance – Prevention Specialist, ACPP I Helen noticed her friend, Mary, had a pained look on her face. “What’s wrong, Mary?” she asked. “I don’t think I’m going to be able to join you today for a walk. My back is hurting so badly. I called the doctor’s office to … Read More…

THE IMPACT OF A VOLUNTEER

by Terri Durham, Office Coordinator “Falls far below academically.” That’s what his report card said when Amos gave it to after school coordinator, Toni. One of the requirements to be in the program is to show your report card every quarter, because Seeds of Hope improves our community by tutoring kids in our after school … Read More…