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Project Rising Hope Receives Grant from the OneAZ Community Foundation

OneAZ Community Foundation has awarded grants to 50 Arizona nonprofit organizations

PHOENIX, AZ [July 22, 2022]- The OneAZ Community Foundation has awarded Project Rising Hope a $5,000 Community Impact Grant for their work improving the lives of their community.

“We are overjoyed and genuinely grateful to the OneAZ Community Foundation for this generous grant,” said Helen Bowden, PRH Secretary. “These funds will help provide much-needed food and food storage to further our mission of alleviating hunger in the Verde Valley.”

In 2022, the OneAZ Community Foundation will award $250,000 (more than double the amount from last year) to fifty organizations through the Community Impact Grant program. Grants are awarded to organizations that support at least one of the Foundation’s five pillars: Children’s Health, Food Banks, Financial Education, Veterans’ Interests, and Local Youth Programs.

Since 2016, the OneAZ Community Foundation has given nearly $750,000 in grants to support Arizona nonprofit organizations.

“We are proud to give back to the nonprofits in the communities we serve at our highest level ever. As OneAZ grows, so does our giving. Our members help raise the funds given from the Foundation through their OneAZ debit card swipes and that money is invested in their communities by supporting organizations that improve the lives of Arizona families and neighborhoods,” said Foundation Chairperson Sam Wheeler.


About Project Rising Hope

Project Rising Hope is a 501c3 nonprofit organization located in Cottonwood, Arizona. Founded in 2012, we are determined to make an impact. The core of our effort is to alleviate hunger in the Verde Valley. Beyond that, we will be adding and offering services needed in our community. Through all of our endeavors, we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs.

About OneAZ Credit Union

OneAZ Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution serving 150,000 members with 20 branch locations across Arizona. As a credit union with over $3.0 billion in assets, OneAZ is owned by its members, who benefit from better interest rates, lower fees for service and improved technology. Since 1951, OneAZ has strived to help Arizonans meet their financial needs through a full suite of personal and business banking solutions. OneAZ’s mission is to truly improve the lives of its members, its associates and the communities it serves. To learn more, visit Insured by NCUA.

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