Fundraising events generate nearly
$20,000 for Devereux Arizona
More than 100 guests turned out for Devereux Arizona’s first-ever INDULGE Food and Wine event at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix.
Devereux Arizona’s second annual KidsROCK event in Tucson featured musical performances by more than 80 local youth.
KidsROCK raised more than $5,000 for the HOPE for Kids Fund to benefit Devereux Arizona’s foster families.
events benefitting Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona raised nearly
$20,000 this fall for youth with emotional, behavioral and cognitive
differences, as well as those served by the center’s foster care programs.
Eat, drink and play
than 100 guests turned out in October for Devereux Arizona’s inaugural INDULGE
Food and Wine event at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Guests dined on local
cuisine, sampled fine wines and participated in “play time,” which included exploring
the museum’s one-of-a-kind, three-story climbing structure.
to the generosity of both sponsors and attendees, the nonprofit raised more
than $14,000, far exceeding its goal of $10,000.
second annual KidsROCK event in September, at the El Casino Ballroom in Tucson,
featured musical performances by more than 80 local youth, ages five to 17. Ballet
and tap dancers, guitar and mariachi players – and even a rock band – all
entertained the crowd.
news anchor Sean Mooney served as
the afternoon’s emcee. Besides the youth performances, an area cover band
kicked off the 2 ½-hour event, while guests enjoyed food, raffles to win prizes
and other activities.
Arizona raised more than $5,000 for the HOPE for Kids Fund to benefit Devereux’s
foster families, more than doubling last year’s proceeds.
want to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and attendees for helping to make
both of these events so successful,” said Devereux Arizona Executive Director Lane Barker. “We are thrilled with the
outcome of our inaugural INDULGE Food and Wine event benefitting youth with
autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health
challenges. Our second annual KidsROCK event also was a triumph. It was clear
that every child who took the stage was excited to perform and wanted to be
there to help our foster families.”
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