Charity & Grassroots in Mesa


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  • Aqua-Tots Swim Schools
    Aqua-Tots Swim School trains and encourages swimmers in the art of buoyancy through its array of services, specializing in instructing those aged 6 months–12 years in small groups. Instructors boast national certification, completing 32 hours in the company’s Lessons for Life training program and successfully completing the Water Safety Instructor exam. Children are placed in one of eight class levels, from Tadpoles (6 months–18 months), which acquaints infants with the pool, to Stingrays, which is for children who have more experience and want to refine their strokes and one day sting a jellyfish. Each individual class contains no more than four students training under the watchful eye of the instructor in a climate-controlled indoor pool. In addition to the children’s program, Aqua-Tots Swim Schools also leads adult swim classes and provides training for both swim competition and first aid.
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    1122 S GREENFIELD RD
    MESA, AZ US
  • The Breast Cancer Society
    Reservations/Appointments: Required Established: 2007 Staff Size: 11?25 people Average Duration of Services: 2?4 hours Parking: Parking lot Handicap Accessible: Yes Recommended Age Group: All Ages Pro Tip: Show up to the walk/run in as much pink as possible. [There will be] prizes for the craziest outfits Most Popular Attraction/Offering: All-day pass to the Phoenix Zoo included Q&A with Liana Lopez, Awareness Coordinator What special training do you or your staff have? Compassion and empathy training. What?s your favorite part of your job? Serving others while attending great events. Have you ever been a patron of your own business? If so, what was the most enjoyable part? We are a nonprofit that serves breast cancer patients however, all of the staff attends our events. Our events are high energy, positive, and impactful. Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover? The Phoenix Mercury mascot will be attending, along with other professional athletes and celebrities.
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    6859 E Rembrandt Ave
    Mesa, AZ US
  • ChiroXchange
    ChiroXchange supports a nervous system of more than 250 nationwide locations, whose varying services and technologies all converge with the end of healing bodies with holistic, drug-free techniques. The chiropractors believe that many of the body’s ailments, from sore backs and headaches to fatigue, are caused by blockages in the nervous system. To reverse these blockages, they nudge spinal discs back into place with gentle, strategic pressure, aligning nerves with the vertebra to free the flow of information and cat photos to and from the brain. The chiropractors at each location emphasize communication with their patients. They field questions, explain the purpose of every adjustment, and work with patients to design programs around their unique wellness goals.
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    1116 S Dobson Rd
    Mesa, AZ US
  • Child Crisis Center-East Valley
    The Child Crisis Center (CCC) provides educational and developmental resources for families, operates the Arizona Adoption & Foster Care program, and runs an emergency shelter for abused, abandoned, and neglected children. Since it's inception in 1981, the CCC has housed more than 12,700 children from infancy to age 11. The shelter now contains 42 beds and houses 300–350 children every year. Young guests get a warm place to sleep, meals and snacks, and meaningful recreational and educational activities, including regular homework time and opportunities to play outdoors.
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    604 West 9th Street
    Mesa, AZ US
  • Arizona Bird Store
    Arizona Bird Store is home to blue and gold macaws, blue-fronted Amazons, and sulphur-crested cockatoos—all of which can alight on visitors' shoulders or nuzzle their necks. The sociable birds range from hand-fed babies to adult breeders, and they include varies species, such as tiny finches and large, chatty parrots. The specialty shop also boards birds, and its staff performs grooming services. In addition, Arizona Bird Store supplies patrons with a wide variety of cages and specialty accessories.
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    565 S Dobson Rd
    Mesa, AZ US
  • Helen's Hope Chest
    Helen's Hope Chest started when Mesa United Way started collecting new and used clothing for Arizona's foster children in 2009. Today, Helen's Hope Chest helps provide these kids with clothing, school supplies, toys, and hygiene items, offering a setup similar to shopping in a consignment store so children can select their preferred styles and colors. In 2011, Helen’s Hope Chest provided clothing and other basic items to more than 2,800 foster children.
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    415 N Pasadena
    Mesa, AZ US