Arizona Humane Society Receives $100,000 Matching Gift Following 16th Annual Pet Telethon

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Commits to the Well-being of Animals SCOTTSDALE, AZ (August 25, 2014) – Well-known Valley philanthropists Bob and Renee Parsons supported the Arizona Humane Society’s 16th Annual Pet Telethon with a major gift. The couple donated $25,000 on behalf of each of their “furkids” – Max, Chief, Ninety-nine, and Eighty-eight

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Bob & Renee Parsons Accept the #ALSIceBucketChallenge

It was a cold morning in Scottsdale for Bob & Renee Parsons who accepted the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. Renee got office easy, doused with a shot glass of ice water. However, two 100 qt coolers of ice spread between the 10 buckets of cold water, as well as three 10 pound bags of ice were made ready for

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A Stepping Stone’s Literacy Program Earns the Support of The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Valley’s Most Vulnerable Parents Commit to Bettering Themselves For The Sake Of Their Children PHOENIX, AZ (June 26, 2014) – More than 42 million Americans can’t read. In an effort to combat multi-generational illiteracy in the greater Phoenix area The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation today announced a $360,000 grant to A Stepping Stone Foundation.

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UMOM New Day Centers announces a new affordable housing project generously funded by the Arizona Department of Housing and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Phoenix, AZ (June 24, 2014) – Thanks to the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, UMOM New Day Centers will undertake a new affordable housing project for at-risk families in Phoenix. On Friday, June 6, ADOH awarded UMOM approximately $9.4 million in financing to build a new housing community.

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Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson’s Grand Re-Opening Party Raises More Than $110K for Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi

Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson, in Partnership with The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, Makes It Clear that Community Comes First Southaven, MS (June 20, 2014) – In spite of the rain, thousands of riders rallied at Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson Saturday, June 7, for a good cause and a great time. The event, which featured top musical

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Warrior Canine Connection Therapy Inspires Hope for Thousands of Injured Combat Veterans

$850,000 Donation from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Helps Fund New Warrior Healing Quarters Brookeville, MD  (June 3, 2014) –  Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a non-profit that utilizes clinically based canine therapy to bring hope and healing to thousands of wounded warriors, has been awarded an $850,000 grant by The Bob and Renee Parsons

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Compelling Personal Stories Inspire Dollar-for-Dollar Match & $1MM Gift for HIV/AIDS Organization

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS Partnership with The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and the Phoenix Community Stronger than Ever PHOENIX, AZ (May 14, 2014) - Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS raised more than $1.5 million* during its annual Night for Life Gala presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and Richard P. Stahl in downtown Phoenix

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$288,000 GRANT FROM THE BOB & RENEE PARSONS FOUNDATION HELPS ARIZONA GIRLS BREAK THE INTERGENERATIONAL CYCLE OF INCARCERATION

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Program Receives Largest Gift To-Date PHOENIX, AZ (April 30, 2014) – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded $288,000 to Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council to sustain and expand the capacity of the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB) program. Girl Scouts Beyond Bars,a groundbreaking prevention program, empowers girls to not only reconnect with

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THE BOB & RENEE PARSONS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $5.25MM GIFT TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF METRO PHOENIX

Grant to help fund new Clubhouse in impoverished Phoenix neighborhood Phoenix, AZ (April 29, 2014) – The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation donated a record-breaking $5.25 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix in a surprise announcement on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. It is the single largest gift made by the Foundation

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THE BOB & RENEE PARSONS FOUNDATION AWARDS $250,000 GRANT TO CIRCLE THE CITY MEDICAL RESPITE CENTER

PHOENIX, AZ (April 24, 2014) –  The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to Circle the City Medical Respite Center, a 50-bed facility that provides supervised medical care to homeless individuals who are recovering from illness or injury. Each individual admitted to the Center receives assistance from a dedicated case manager,

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$1.4MM Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Enables CASS to Triple the Impact of Non-Profit Pediatric Dental Center

Bob & Renee Parsons Center of Excellence for Pediatric Dentistry at Murphy to Open in July 2014 Phoenix, AZ (April 22, 2014) – Central Arizona Shelter Services, Inc. (CASS) received a multi-year grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation for the renovation and operation of its Murphy Kids Dental Clinic. The clinic is the dental

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$500,000 Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Marks Largest Single Gift In Arizona Burn Foundation’s History

PHOENIX, AZ. (April 16, 2014) – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded the Arizona Burn Foundation (ABF) $500,000, the single largest gift in the organization’s 47 year history, towards its $5 million strategic growth campaign. The grant will enable the non-profit, which is the only organization of its kind in Arizona dedicated to

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$8 MILLION RAISED AT MUHAMMAD ALI’S CELEBRITY FIGHT NIGHT XX

Michael Bublé, Robert De Niro & John Paul Dejoria Honored Performances by Michael Bublé, The Band Perry, Kenny Rogers & More PHOENIX, AZ. (April 13, 2014) – On Saturday, April 12, 2014 stars and athletes from around the country converged on the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona for Muhammad Ali’s

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Make-A-Wish® Arizona Wish Ball Presented by GoDaddy Raises Record $2.7M Thanks to Gift from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Bob Parsons Announces “Double-Down” Challenge in Support of Future Wishes  PHOENIX, AZ (April 10, 2013) – Make-A-Wish® Arizona will be able to fund an additional 360 future wishes in Arizona thanks to generous donors, both individual and corporate, who raised  $2.7 million at the 2014 Make-A-Wish Arizona Great Wish Ball presented by GoDaddy, the world’s

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation contributes $100,000 to benefit breast cancer non-profit founded by LPGA Star Cristie Kerr

PHOENIX, AZ (April 9, 2014) – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation today announced a donation of $100,000 to support Birdies For Breast Cancer, Inc. Founded by LPGA Star and Phoenix resident Cristie Kerr, Birdies for Breast Cancer is a not-for-profit organization that supports breast cancer research and preventative, diagnostic, curative and palliative programs. “I

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Champion Golfer Cristie Kerr Tees Off Support for Semper Fi Fund with The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

GoDaddy Founder’s Charitable Foundation to Match Kerr’s LPGA Tour Winnings PHOENIX, AZ (March 20, 2014) – When Cristie Kerr tees off today at the JTBC Founders Cup, she’ll be competing for much more than a trophy. Semper Fi Fund is thrilled to announce that The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation will match 100 percent of Kerr’s

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Surpassing $34MM in Giving The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Reflects on a Momentous Year

On its 2nd Anniversary the Foundation Plans to Continue its Mission to Inspire Hope SCOTTSDALE, AZ (Feb. 14, 2014) – Founded in February of 2012, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has made it its mission to drive positive change on both a local and international level. To date the Foundation has pledged more than

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$1M Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Enables Barrow Neurological Institute to Launch New Initiative

New Parsons Fall Research & Prevention Center to Open its Doors Later This Month PHOENIX, AZ (February 13, 2014) – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded Barrow Neurological Institute $1 million to establish a medical center dedicated exclusively to researching and preventing falls. The new Parsons Fall Research & Prevention Center will focus

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THE BOB & RENEE PARSONS FOUNDATION ELEVATES THE FUTURE FOR ARIZONA’S DREAMers THROUGH LIFT FOR SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

PHOENIX, AZ (Jan. 27, 2014) – Elevate Phoenix today announced a $58,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The Foundation’s grant will provide privately-funded need-based scholarship opportunities for DREAMers, who do not qualify for public scholarship assistance funds, to pursue a college education through Elevate Phoenix’s LIFT for Success Program. “How we raise

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Commits $1.5 million to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Gift will purchase and support a second Crews’n Healthmobile for the Hospital’s mobile medicine program that provides healthcare to impoverished children Phoenix, Ariz. (Jan. 21, 2014)—The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has committed $1.5 million to the Crews’n Healthmobile community outreach program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The gift will support the purchase of a second

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Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona Receives $250,000 Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Jan. 21, 2014) – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona $250,000 to expand the program’s reach and support an additional 1,300 children. The capacity building grant will enable the non-profit, which serves 32 partner agencies at over 115 sites across Maricopa County, to achieve

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation – GoDaddy “Matching Challenge” Raises $5MM to Help Injured Service Members via the Semper Fi Fund

Campaign Matching Customer Donations Dollar-for-Dollar Exceeds Original Goal SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Jan. 6, 2014) – Semper Fi Fund, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation and GoDaddy have announced the results of their two-month matching challenge. Thanks to GoDaddy, Bob and Renee Parsons and the hundreds of individual supporters who gave to the Semper Fi Fund this

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Announces $750,000 Gift To Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix

The Bob & Renee Parsons Dental Clinic and Teen Center Expand Access to Opportunities for Children in Need PHOENIX, AZ (December 18, 2013) – Valley children in need have something to smile about this holiday season: The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation is providing $750,000 to fund a dental clinic and teen center with the

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Reveals Additional $1MM Gift during Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS Grand Opening Event

New Parsons Center for Health & Wellness Is a Beacon of Hope for the HIV/AIDS Community PHOENIX, AZ (November 6, 2013) – Arizonans living with HIV/AIDS will now have access to some of the best care in the country. A crowd of hundreds gathered on the threshold for the new Parsons Center for Health and

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GoDaddy and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Announce Campaign to Match Up to $1 Million for Semper Fi Fund to Help Injured Service Members

Web Hosting Company and Charitable Organization to Match Customer Donations Dollar-for-Dollar SCOTTSDALE, AZ (Nov. 1 2013) – This month marks the 238th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps—and GoDaddy and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation are giving injured and critically ill service members and their families a very special gift. From now through December

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Joe Foss Institute Receives Grant From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Grant Supports Partnership between JFI and Elevate Phoenix to Advance Civics Education SCOTTSDALE, AZ (October 28, 2013) The Joe Foss Institute (JFI) today announced a $100,000 grant from The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation. The grant will help promote civics education in select urban Phoenix schools through a unique partnership between JFI and Elevate Phoenix.

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2nd Annual Bob’s Biker Blast Raises $80,350 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital

10,000 People Rally at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale & Go AZ Motorcycles for 3-Day Party & Fundraiser SCOTTSDALE, AZ (October 16, 2013) – Bikers, wanna-be bikers, bike enthusiasts and music lovers rallied October 11-13 at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale and Go AZ Motorcycles to have a “blast” and help make a difference. Hosted by spirited Valley entrepreneur

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Maggie’s Place Receives $600,000 Grant From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation To Open The Hannah House

PHOENIX, A.Z. (October 15, 2013)- Maggie’s Place will open its fourth Arizona Home, The Hannah House, thanks to a generous $600,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, an Arizona-based charitable foundation established by Renee Parsons and her husband, GoDaddy founder, Bob Parsons. Maggie’s Place, which provides houses of hospitality for pregnant and parenting

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Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons Donates $1 Million to Semper Fi Fund for Injured Service Members

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Pledges Support to Charity for 2nd Straight Year WASHINGTON DC (October 9, 2013) – Semper Fi Fund is thrilled to announce that The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has made a $1 million donation to the charity, helping provide critical financial support for injured and critically ill service members

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Receives Major Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Supports Fine Art, High-Impact Youth Development Programs for 17,500 Youth The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale recently received a $75,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The grant will support Fine Art programs set to take place throughout the year at the organization’s nine Clubs and multiple outreach sites. “Fine Art

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GoDaddy Founder Gives $1 Million to Launch The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at University of Baltimore

Donation Will Also Support Establishment of Psychology and Legal Clinics to Serve Active-Duty and Former Military Bob Parsons, B.S. ’75, D.H.L. ’08, founder and executive chairman of Go Daddy, has made a $1 million gift to establish The Bob Parsons Veterans Center at the University of Baltimore. The donation, made from The Bob & Renee

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Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona Receives $75,000 Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

PHOENIX, Ariz. (September 27, 2013) – Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona celebrates its 20th Anniversary next month with a kick-off luncheon October 2, 2013 at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn.  Since 1993, Free Arts has served over 82,000 homeless, abused and at-risk youth through its programs for children, delivering the mission of healing

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Crisis Nursery’s FACES Receives 5-Star Quality First Rating

PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 22, 2013)- Crisis Nursery announced its FACES Early Childhood Education program received a Highest Quality Rating from Quality First – a signature program of First Things First that partners with child care and preschool providers to improve the quality of early learning across Arizona. FACES has participated in the Quality First program

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How a Simple Email – “How Can We Help” – Raised $120,376 to Support the Families of Fallen Heroes

The Biker Community and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Rally to Deliver Critical Funds to Yarnell SCOTTSDALE, AZ (July 11, 2013) – “How can we help?” The email came early Monday morning from a member of the Scottsdale HOG Chapter and within hours an event took shape that would ultimately enable not only the

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$375K Grant Gets More Preschoolers Ready for Success

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation provides for a second FACES Preschool Classroom PHOENIX, AZ. (June 7, 2013)- The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, which provides critical funds at critical times to programs striving to make a difference, has awarded a grant of $375,000 over three years for Crisis Nursery’s FACES Early Childhood Education program.

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Treasured Memories at Ryan House

It’s impossible to really understand the depth of pain, sadness and emotion surrounding the loss of a loved one, especially when it’s your own child. Families who experience end of life at Ryan House go through a range of emotions from sadness, to anger to regret and everything in between. “As you can imagine, it

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Laura Mitchell Joins The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation as Executive Director

Targeting Funds to Make a Difference in the Greater Phoenix Area SCOTTSDALE, AZ (June 4, 2013) – The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, known for transformational giving throughout the Valley, today announced Laura Mitchell, former Chief Financial and Operations Officer for Make-A-Wish Arizona, will assume the role of Executive Director. With Laura at the helm,

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$1MM Gift to Support the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center’s Mission of Hope & Healing

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Funds Fellowships & On-going Research SCOTTSDALE, AZ (May 29, 2013) – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has contributed $1 million to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. The gift will support two fellowships in Parkinson’s disease plus additional staffing for the Center and research in

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$3MM Grant ‘Illuminates the Path’ to New Center for Health, Education & Wellness for HIV/AIDS

Life-Changing Organization Receives Game-Changing Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation SCOTTSDALE, AZ (May 13, 2013) – Supporters of the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS witnessed the announcement of an astounding $3 million charitable gift during the organization’s 18th annual Night for Life Gala. Amidst tears and cheers, Bob and Renee Parsons announced that The

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$5MM Grant Gives Hope to Homeless Arizonans

UMOM New Day Centers Name New Campus in Honor of The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation SCOTTSDALE, AZ (April 17, 2013) – Today, UMOM New Day Centers officially named their main location the “Van Buren Campus”  in honor of The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation. A generous $5 million grant from the foundation has enabled

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Supports the Child Crisis Center’s Mission of Strong Families & Safe Kids

MESA, AZ (February 1, 2013) – Child Crisis Center is pleased to announce a $200,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The Foundation has chosen to support and strengthen the families of Arizona through the mission of The Child Crisis Center, a private, non-profit agency, committed to the prevention of child abuse and

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