F3 and its professionals have a long tradition of commitment to civic involvement and service to our communities. Below are some of the organizations our professionals are proud to be associated with.
HandsOn Greater Phoenix Learn More
HandsOn Greater Phoenix is an affiliate of HandsOn Network, an innovative alliance of volunteer organizations working to build community through service and civic engagement across the United States and abroad. HandsOn strives to meet the needs of the Valley by providing even the busiest individuals ways to address the Valley’s most crucial issues by empowering people to become engaged, take action and create positive change in their communities. HandsOn wants all people to realize their power to make a difference and be actively engaged in their communities.
HandsOn Greater Phoenix offers a calendar of 60+ diverse, high-impact, one-time community service projects each month. They also have committed opportunities such as Your Experience Counts, AmeriCorps VISTA, HandsOn Skills and the Disaster Response Corps. They also have large-scale special days of service like the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (January), Serve A Thon (April), the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance (September) and A Day for Downtown (November).
HandsOn Greater Phoenix serves 24,000 volunteers, 400 non-profits, 1,500 community projects and receives more than 70,000 hours of service from volunteers annually.
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASULearn More
The vision of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State is “pioneering a new model for the 21st century legal education, one of that reinvents the modern law school as not just an institution that trains lawyers, but as a multicultural legal studies center that engages in developing solutions to the world’s global challenges and that seeks to educate a broad cross section of contemporary society.” The Arizona Center for Law and Society is to be built in downtown Phoenix (groundbreaking scheduled for July 2014 and completion scheduled for summer 2016) to serve as home to the law school as well as the new ASU Alumni Law Group, the first teaching law firm associated with a law school.
Rosie’s House: A music Academy for Children Learn More
Rosie’s House is a free music academy for children in inner-city Phoenix that believes music education is a catalyst for changing the life of a child. Rosie’s House is committed to playing a pivotal role in a child’s future and strengthening our community by building the heart, mind, character, home, community and future of its students through the power of music education.
Make-A-Wish Learn More
Make-A-Wish Arizona is dedicated to the international Make-A-Wish mission of “granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.” Make-A-Wish is the legacy of a seven year old boy from Phoenix who inspired an unprecedented kind of charity.
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Learn More
The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation was established in 1997 before the Dbacks ever played a Major League game. The mission of the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation is to support three main areas of need: homelessness, indigent healthcare and children’s programs of all types, including education and youth baseball field development. In addition, the Foundation has created strategic programs that address the needs of our community including veterans, police, teachers, and firefighters – just to name a few.
Homeward BoundLearn More
Homeward Bound focuses on one goal: working hand-in hand with children and their families to embrace each day with hope, determination and empowerment. We break the multi-generational cycle of families in crisis who aspire to a life of economic independence and safety. Each family receives individual support and a plan that takes them down a path of positive change. Homeward Bound changes lives for today and, more importantly, tomorrow!
Maricopa County CASA Learn More
The Maricopa County Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (CASA) is a member of both the National and Arizona CASA Programs. CASA promotes and supports quality volunteer advocates to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the dependency court system. As trained advocates, CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court and the community. Each child’s case is different, but generally CASA volunteers maneuver through the vast array of educational systems to assist their children in achieving academic success. CASA aims to ensure that children’s medical needs, emotional needs, developmental needs and permanency living plans are met and, if working with older youth, place emphasis on preparation for higher education, emancipation and the development of durable life skills.
City of Peoria Parks and Recreation Board Learn More
The Parks and Recreation Board develops advisory recommendations for recreational facilities and services. It also renders advisory opinions on grant applications, licenses and permits for recreational facilities in the City of Peoria.
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona Learn More
UCP of Central Arizona has one commitment, that is to empower and strengthen the independence of people with disabilities and developmental delays.
UCP serves people with cerebral palsy, but also has highly experienced and compassionate experts who have experience helping children and adults with a wide array of disabilities including autism, sensory processing disorder, genetic disorders, orthopedic disabilities, birth defects, effects of in-utero drug or alcohol exposure, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), developmental delays along with other diagnoses that affect the ability to live life without limitations.