Community Matters

Supporting our community throughout Phoenix and beyond

Supporting an elder adult or special needs family member can be challenging and at times, isolating. That’s why we’re committed to building a shared network of support for the well-being of our community.

Fostering connections, collaboration & education

There is an immense value that non-profit and charitable organizations bring to the lives of our clients, offering vital resources, advocacy, and a sense of belonging. Through collaboration, education, and compassionate outreach, we hope to highlight these incredible organizations and create a network of care that enriches the lives of others.

Local non-profits

We’re proud to support these organizations and charities.

Community Matters Alzheimers Association

Alzheimer’s Association

Mission: The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.
Community Matters NAMI Valley of the Sun

NAMI Valley of the Sun

NAMI is dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
Community Matters Arizona Center for Disability Law

Arizona Center for Disability Law

Mission: ACDL is a non-profit law firm that assists Arizonans with disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights to independence, justice, and equality.
Community Matters National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

NAELA's Mission: We equip attorneys for the complexity of serving older adults and people with disabilities through education, advocacy, and community.
Community Matters Equality Arizona

Equality Arizona

Equality Arizona is a non-profit organization dedicated to making sure LGBTQ+ people in Arizona have the opportunity, capacity, and confidence to make change as advocates, voters, and civic leaders.
Community Matters Fostering Hope

Fostering Hope

Fostering Hope’s mission is to provide a safe, supportive, and holistic approach to teaching individuals how to increase their independence. We do this in multiple AZ DES-DDD licensed certified settings such as our: Developmental Foster Homes, Adult Day Program, Group Supported Employment, as well as Home and Community Based Services.

Local partners

Looking for additional support for your loved one?
We support and recommend these local organizations.

Community Matters Raising Special Kids

Raising Special Kids

Mission: Strengthening families and systems of care to improve outcomes for children with disabilities and special health care needs.
Community Matters Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging

Our mission is to partner with our community to foster innovative programs and services to enrich the quality of life for older adults, caregivers and diverse populations
Community Matters Ability 360

Ability 360

Empowering People with Disabilities for Over 40 Years. Ability360 advocates personal responsibility – by, and for, people with disabilities – as a means to independence.
Community Matters Duet, Partners in Health and Aging

Duet, Partners in Health & Aging

Duet’s Mission: Imagine a community where every person ages with compassion, dignity, and hope. Duet: Partners In Health & Aging is turning this vision into reality through its vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers, and grandfamilies.
Community Matters The Arc of Arizona

The Arc of Arizona

The Arc of Arizona advocates for the rights and full community participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliated chapters, we improve systems of supports and services, connect families, inspire communication and influence public policy.
Community Matters AARP Arizona

AARP Arizona

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Charitable Giving - Staff Picks

Lihn Law Group is dedicated to giving back. That’s why our team supports these causes.

Community Matters St Jude
Catey’s Cause

St. Jude

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.
Community Matters One n Ten
Stacey’s Cause

one•n•ten

one•n•ten envisions a world where all LGBTQ youth and young adults are embraced for who they are, actively engaged in their communities, and empowered to lead. Our mission is to serve LGBTQ youth and young adults ages 11-24. We enhance their lives by providing empowering social and service programs that promote self‐expression, self‐acceptance, leadership development, and healthy life choices.
Community Matters Azerc
Rachael’s Cause

Arizona Endurance Riders Club

The purpose of the Arizona Endurance Riders Club is to promote endurance riding in Arizona by hosting educational and social events and to encourage camaraderie. To support Arizona’s AERC ride managers by recruiting and training ride volunteers. To support AERC, the national governing body for endurance, by encouraging membership and by increasing awareness and visibility in the community.
Hannah’s Cause

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today.
Community Matters Make a Wish
Caleb’s Cause

Make a Wish - Arizona

Our Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness. This one belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish. It inspires us to grant life-changing wishes for children going through so much. It compels us to be creative in exceeding the expectations of every wish kid. It drives us to make our donated resources go as far as possible. Most of all, it's the founding principle of our vision to grant the wish of every eligible child.
Community Matters Arizona Autism United
Jules' Cause

Arizona Autism United

The mission of Arizona Autism United is to help as many families as possible with individualized supports. Our vision is to be a model of excellence for autism organizations by providing comprehensive services across the lifespan, with facilities throughout the state of Arizona.

Community Heroes

Exceptional people doing exceptional work in our community.

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