United Way Celebrates Year Of Successes
Lake Havasu City United Way kicked off this year’s drive Friday. United Way’s Community Impact Director Ashley Wood said, “Today we are doing the Lake Havasu City United Way kickoff that is going to celebrate our campaigns and successes we’ve had over the last year and our impact that we ... Read More
Tuesday, organizers of the 2017 Lake Havasu Balloon Festival and Fair that happened in January awarded funds to a plethora of clubs, organizations and nonprofits. The funds have been awarded annually following the balloon festival and provide support to many and this year, at least $100,000 was d... Read More
United Way Tax Program Successes
Last year River Cities United Way began a new tax program in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service. The program, called VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), was hugely successful in 2016. During 2016, with the help of 26 VITA volunteers and six VITA locations the past year, there were ... Read More
The Soroptimist International of Lake Havasu City and its affiliate Soroptimist Friends consists of about 50 local women who work to make dreams come true for other local women and girls. Membership and assistance is open to women of all ages. “It’s the friendships that are forged over the ye... Read More
A quote is displayed beside a portrait of Goodwill founder Edgar J. Helms at the Goodwill Job Center in Lake Havasu City. The quote embodies the purpose of Goodwill Industries. “Friends of Goodwill, be dissatisfied with your work until every handicapped and unfortunate person in your community ... Read More
Non-Profit Spotlight: The Norona Effect Inc.
Imagine having to rush a child to the hospital in need of a blood transfusion, but the hospital close to home does not perform blood transfusions on children under the age of 18. For Nicole Norona, this became a reality when she had to transport her daughter Ciera from Lake Havasu City to Las V... Read More
There currently are 39 volunteer animal therapy teams in Lake Havasu City who spend their days providing support to the ill, the underdogs and the youth in the community. The animals nudge with their wet noses, portray a quiet understanding and show their devotion by way of a wagging tail. [ca... Read More
Nonprofit Spotlight: CASA of Mohave County
The CASA Council of Mohave County, an Arizona 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, operates on the belief that foster children need and deserve what all children require: Opportunity. It is one of 15 CASA programs administered by CASA of Arizona. Advocating for abused and neglected children in Arizona... Read More
Go Skateboarding Day
Participants on scooters, skateboards, and bikes rode down Smoketree Blvd. Sunday evening during Go Skateboard Day. The participants of all ages began their ride at a parking lot on McCulloch Blvd. and continued to the Tinnell Memorial Skatepark where pizza was also served. A group of volunteers pro... Read More