Over $160 million raised for Arizona charities. And Counting.

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OUR MISSION

Thunderbirds Charities is a non-profit organization formed in 1986 to distribute monies raised through the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament. The Thunderbirds Charities Board consists of 15 board members from varying professional backgrounds. The mission of Thunderbirds Charities is to assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in our communities. The organization’s giving is directed toward organizations based or with a significant presence in Arizona.

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THUNDERBIRDS CHARITIES SPRING 2020 FUNDING CYCLE IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE CHECK BACK IN LATE JUNE 2020 FOR FALL FUNDING UPDATES. THANK YOU.

Students Continue Music Learning Online During COVID-19 Thanks to Support from Thunderbirds Charities

Despite Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM) closing its doors temporarily due to COVID-19 and not re-opening its facilities until this […] More

In the Community – Ronald McDonald House

The Thunderbirds are continuing to reach out to local charities during the current health crisis to identify specific needs and […] More

Thunderbirds Lend a Hand at Local Foodbanks

The Thunderbirds – Hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open – are no strangers to charities like St. Mary’s Food […] More

In the Community – St. Joseph the Worker

Last year’s WM Phoenix Open tournament chairman Tim Woods continues The Thunderbirds’ “In the Community Conversations” with Brent Downs, Executive […] More

In the Community – Teen Lifeline

In the latest edition of The Thunderbirds’ “In the Community Conversations”,  2021 Tournament Chairman Scott Jenkins held a virtual discussion […] More

Military Assistance Mission Receives $100,000 from Thunderbirds Charities

It’s rare that our military service men and women would ever reach out for help, but when they do, as […] More