Year of Giving

TOTAL GIVING

$5,961,825


Our Goal: $7 million

 

What is Desert Financial’s Year of Giving?

Now that’s a $7 million question! You’ll have a front-row seat as we invest $7 million in improving our community, in giving back to our members and in offering you chances to win exceptional experiences. Join us as we celebrate our new name throughout the year!

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Exceptional Experiences
$37,320

Community Connections
$720,755

Member Giveback
$5,000,000

Pledge to Education
$203,750

 
Exceptional Experiences
 

Justin Timberlake Sweepstakes Winners

$1,120

We sent two lucky winners to JT’s concert here in Phoenix!

Community Connections
 

Community Project on Take Your Kids to Work Day

$2,300

Our little ones helped kids around the world on Take Your Kids to Work Day!

Community Connections
 

Random Acts of Kindness 5 — Jeff Buys Dinner for Veterans

$60

Our CEO picked up the check for a group of military members!

Community Connections
 

CMNH Change Drive

$45,075

Desert Financial members donated to help change the lives of children at PCH!

Community Connections
 

Kidney For Kvam Campaign

$2,500

Help spread the word about a Desert Financial team member who is in need of a life-changing donation.

Community Connections
 

CMNH BBQ — Raising Money for PCH

$12,700

We celebrated Star Wars Day with a special lunch and a raffle benefiting PCH!

Pledge to Education
 

Scholarships Awarded to Deserving High School Seniors

$35,000

Local high school seniors received college scholarships for giving back to our community!

Community Connections
 

Scholarship Winners Donated Money to Charity

$2,250

Our scholarship winners were each provided $250 to donate to a charity of their choice!

Pledge to Education
 

Teacher Appreciation Week

$1,750

We surprised some of your favorite local teachers with $50 gift cards!

Community Connections
 

Volunteer of the Year Award and Donation to Charity

$1,000

Our Volunteer of the Year received $1,000 to donate to a charity of her choice!

Community Connections
 

National Puppy Day

$3,000

We helped 10 Valley residents welcome new four-footed friends into their families!

Pledge to Education
 

Random Acts of Kindness 3
— Valley Teachers

$1,000

One Valley teacher received the education she needed to help low-income families!

Community Connections
 

Lucky 7 Raffle Benefitting Phoenix Children's Hospital

$10,540

Find out how we raised over $10,000 for Phoenix Children's Hospital in just one week!

Community Connections
 

Random Acts of Kindness 1
— Helping Valley Seniors

$5,000

Longtime member Barbara F. got the surprise of a lifetime when she walked into our 44th Street branch!

Community Connections
 

Golf Tournament

$450,000

Pros and amateurs teed off for a good cause at Desert Financial Foundation's first CMNH Golf Tournament!

Community Connections
 

Random Acts of Kindness 2
— Shelter Animals

$7,500

Dogs awaiting their forever home received an upgrade to their temporary digs!

Community Connections
 

Random Acts of Kindness 4
— Helping Hand

$330

We took to the streets of metro Phoenix to help those in need!

Community Connections
 

PCH Telethon

$10,000

Our team members raised $10,000 for Phoenix Children's Hospital in just one week!

Pledge to Education
 

Teacher Appreciation Days

$120,000

We were able to help nearly 50 schools through our "Thank a Teacher" campaign!

Community Connections
 

Pima Federal Credit Union
Golf Classic

$4,500

We're proud to support local school districts through our Pro Shop sponsorship!

Community Connections
 

Light the Night Gala

$1,000

Fun, food, photos — and best of all, funds to help Valley families experiencing homelessness.

Pledge to Education
 

The Children of
Balsz Elementary

$6,000

Our donation will help 5th graders attend Science Camp up in the pines!

Pledge to Education
 

Arizona Coyotes
Teacher Appreciation Night

$5,000

With the help of Coyotes fans, we raised funds for the Arizona Educational Foundation to support local schools!

Exceptional Experiences
 

Phoenix Suns
VIP Experience Winner

$2,500

The Suns are rising, and our winner has one of the best seats in the house!

Exceptional Experiences
 

Arizona Cardinals
VIP Experience Winner

$2,500

One longtime Desert Financial member is about to get the VIP treatment — on and off the football field!

Exceptional Experiences
 

Arizona Coyotes
VIP Experience Winner

$2,500

Yotes fans are green with envy over this lucky winner's St. Patrick's Day prize package!

Exceptional Experiences
 

P!NK Sweepstakes Winner

$9,000

Our VIP winner is ready to rock out with P!NK!

Pledge to Education
 

Sponsorship of Arizona Educational Foundation

$25,000

We're proud to sponsor the Arizona Educational Foundation, which supports public education in Arizona.

Community Connections
 

Local First Accelerator Graduation

$2,500

We helped 55 entrepreneurs complete the Local Business Accelerator program.

Community Connections
 

Board & Supervisory Committee Donations

$10,000

Our Board and Supervisory Committee members each received $1,000 to donate to a local nonprofit.

Member Giveback
 

Member Giveback Bonus

$5,000,000

We're Sharing Success with our members by giving back millions of dollars!

Community Connections
 

Phoenix Children's Hospital

 

Supporting PCH and 1 Darn Cool School is worth every penny.

Exceptional Experiences
 

Phoenix Open Winner

$2,500

We're proud to help our winner cross the Phoenix Open off of his bucket list!

Exceptional Experiences
 

Hamilton Night Winner

$7,200

Our winner will be sitting pretty at this Broadway smash hit!

Exceptional Experiences
 

Kickoff Sweepstakes Winner

$10,000

A trip to the pro football championship: $10,000. Our winner's reaction: priceless.

Community Connections
 

Pick-a-Charity

$53,000

We suprised 53 people with $1,000 to donate to a charity of their choice!

Community Connections
 

St. Joseph the Worker

$10,000

This grant will provide more of our community's poor and homeless with essential job training.

Community Connections
 

New Pathways for Youth

$5,000

This grant will provide at-risk youth with more job training and career opportunities.

Community Connections
 

Local First Arizona

$15,000

Funds will help entreprenuers in low-income areas bring their businesses to life.

Community Connections
 

International Rescue Committee

$15,000

Funds will help underserved new Americans to become financially self-sufficient.

Community Connections
 

Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona

$15,000

This grant will support the healing arts programs that counteract the effects of abuse.

Community Connections
 

Duet Partners in Health & Aging

$12,500

This renewed grant supports the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program.

Community Connections
 

Big Brothers Big Sisters

$10,000

With this grant, BBBS will mentor 200 at-risk youth who are on the brink of adulthood.

Community Connections
 

Area Agency on Aging

$5,000

The grant to the Benefits Assistance Program will empower seniors to navigate complex healthcare benefits.

Community Connections
 

A New Leaf

$10,000

This grant will help people in our community to become financially self-sufficient.

Pledge to Education
 

Anti-Defamation League

$10,000

The grant to the No Place for Hate® program will help schools form a culture of respect.