Champions 2018 / Tucson

Champions 2018 / Tucson

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 we held the 9th Annual Champions for Children & Families luncheon at the Doubletree at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona.  

With over 325 guests and 9 sponsors, the event raised over $43,000! Most importantly, this annual awards ceremony celebrated the great works of over 19 CHAMPIONS for children and families in our community, and shone a light on the ever-increasing needs of children, teens and families in Arizona. 

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Champions for Children & Families, Phoenix

Nearly 150 attendees gathered together for the 2016 Champions for Children & Families Dinner on December 8th at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel in Phoenix.

Guests mixed and mingled to the sounds of the jazz trio, Jazzola, and learned more about the mission and work of Child & Family Resources during an inspirational program, followed by our Champions for Children & Families Awards presentation.

Hosted by our emcee, Nicole Crites of AZFamly TV3, guests heard an emotional testimonial by Desiree Gutierrez, a recent graduate of our Maricopa Center for Adolescent Parents program, about how it had helped change her life. We then celebrated the winners of our 2016 Champions Awards who included Ava Castro with the Giving Heart Award, Valley Leadership Class 34 with the Gabe Zimmerman Emerging Champion Award, Carol Knight and Colleen Walski with the Champion for Children & Families Award, and finally, Nadine Mathis Basha with the Martha K. Rothman Lifetime Achievement Award.

Thank you to all of our winners, guests, and sponsors who made this year’s event so very special!