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    2017 WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN ECLIPSES RECORD-BREAKING $10 MILLION MARK FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

2017 WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN ECLIPSES RECORD-BREAKING $10 MILLION MARK FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

The Thunderbirds, hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community, raised a record $10,147,441 for local charities through proceeds raised from the 2017 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Andy Markham announced at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. This is the highest single-year charitable donation in tournament history, breaking last year’s record total of $9.3 million and the first time eclipsing $10 million in tournament history. It also marks the third-consecutive year breaking the tournament record for charitable dollars raised in a single year.
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    Thunderbirds Charities Donates $25,000 to Miracle League of Arizona

Thunderbirds Charities Donates $25,000 to Miracle League of Arizona

 
The Miracle League of Arizona has a mission to provide a fun, safe and successful baseball experience for individuals with special needs. Although the fully accessible stadium has just one location (North Scottsdale), families travel from all across Maricopa […]

Raising the Roof at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Several Thunderbirds were on hand to help celebrate Phoenix Children’s new emergency department’s “Topping Out” ceremony, a tradition held when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction. This was the final steel beam to be […]

Miracle League of Arizona Wiffle Ball Game

Thunderbirds Charities and their continued support of the Miracle League of Arizona provides young Arizonans with disabilities and special healthcare needs an opportunity to experience the joy of America’s greatest pastime – baseball. Thunderbirds Charities most recent donation […]

The Happily Ever After League (HEAL)

The Happily Ever After League (HEAL) was founded in 2004 after Lauren Daniels was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 35. Lauren’s children ranged in age from 1 to 11 at the time of her diagnosis […]

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    Thunderbirds Charities Helps Purchase Specialty Sports Wheel Chairs

Thunderbirds Charities Helps Purchase Specialty Sports Wheel Chairs

Thunderbirds Charities made a commitment in August of 2007 to help fund a project – a dream, really – the goal of which was to build a sports and fitness center for people with disabilities in Phoenix. It […]