Mentoring All Americans for Leadership (MAAFL)

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The Phoenix Suns donated 178 tickets to MAAFL in February 2015. Phoenix Mercury donated more than 4,000 tickets in 2014.

or The Safeway Foundation provided MAAFL with a grant for $1,000, received on 11/20/2013; the grant will assist MAAFL in continuing its monthly workshops at UMOM New Day Centers on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 pm - 8 pm; A Teen-to-Work Project, ongoing throughout the Summer months in May - August; as well as other upcoming workshops and supplies; the donation assists MAAFL in continuing its mission in providing a leadership program to the unprivileged and low-income members of Arizona communities. Other Safeway grants include the following: 10-15-2013 for $2,500; 5-18-2011 for $1,000; and 5-7-2010 for $1,000.

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Donated $2,000 to Mentoring All Americans for Leadership (MAAFL) in 2014.

Wal-Mart & Sam's Clubs continues to provide grant donations to MAAFL:$1,750 in 2013; $1,500 in 2012; $2,000 (and $1,200 in gift cards) in 2011; $13,500 in 2008; $17,000 in 2007; and $11,500 in 2006.  MAAFL has been able to serve thousands of at-risk youth, homeless and domestic violence victims and low income families in the Arizona communities thanks to the assistance of  Wal-Mart and Sam's Clubs.  nvironment Air, Inc.earns your trust and delivers you the very best service in the air conditioning and heating industry. For more information, call Edward Black to get a quote for service at (480) 595-4746 or click here to visit website.

AVNET is a multi-year grant provider to MAAFL with a grant for $2,500 in 2008 and 2012, and $1,000 in 2011, and $1,500 in 2012 and 2013. The funding was used to provide training classes to Cordova Middle School in Phoenix, Tempe High School, and Westwood High School in Mesa, AZ in 2008 and used for self-esteem workshops at St. Mary's Food Bank and to assist students in finding employment. In 2012, the funding was used to provide training to youth and adults enrolled in pre-job career fairs; and in 2013 funding was used to provide training workshops to inner-city youth, ages 12 - 21.

City of Phoenix Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) provided a grant to MAAFL in the amount of $15,000 in 2008-2009 school year.  The funding was used to teach the Career Development Leadership Program to 45 students at South Mountain High School, grades 9-12. Those students were part of a YMCA Y Achievers Program - they learned valuable life skills and career skills that will assist them in their transition into the adult world.

Salt River Project (SRP) donated two grants to MAAFL: $5,000 in 2006 and $2,000 in 2008.

Soroptimist International of Arizona donated a $6,000 grant to MAAFL in 2007. The funding was used to impove the lives of women and girls in Arizona local communities. The grant assisted MAAFL in providing its Career Development Leadership Program to women and girls in various organizations, such as St. Mary's Food Bank, UMOM, CASS Homeless Shelter, and Fresh Start Women's Resource Center.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) provided MAAFL with a grant of $2,500 in 2007.  The funding assisted MAAFL in provided workshops at the US Vets-Phoenix and Fresh Start Women's Resource Center.

Bank of America provided MAAFL with a grant for $2,500 in 2010. The funding was used to provide training classes to South Mountain High School students who were enrolled in the Y-Achievers at South Mountain YMCA.

NAACP provided MAAFL with a grant for $500 in 2006.

Fry's Food Stores donated a grant in the amount of $1,250 in 2011 and 2012.

Safeway donated a grant in the amount of $1,000 in 2011.

The Arizona Informant Newspaper donated $250 in 2006, and continues to provide space in their newspaper for MAAFL events since 2006; click here to visit their website.

To view MAAFL's Current Support Campaign Chart for 2013, click here.

Other Sponsors & Donors include the following:
Calvin & Georgie Goode
1508 E. Jefferson
Phoenix, AZ 85034

William H. Parker

Libby Goff, CPA

Dr. Brenda Nelson-Porter DM, MIT, BASS, AAS, CPP
Brigette's Technology Consulting and Research Firm
Newman, GA 30263

Sheila Denise or Friendly House, Inc.
Dr. Gina Allen
EAI & Edward Black Jr.
William H. Parker
Gerald Russell
Theodore Nash
Desiree Yarbough
Deidre St. Romaine
Judy Stith
Joyce Geyser, Attorney
Calvin & Georgie Goode
The Honorable Cody Williams
Kevin Garrison, Attorney
Rick Estep, Bell Lexus
Michael Williams
Professor Penny Willrich
Eddie Black
Sheryl Lawary
Bessie Ward
And numerous donors and volunteers

IN-KIND DONORS include the following:

Juanita Stafford (paper and ink)
Pizza Hut
Red Lobster
Bill Johnson's Big Apple
The Buttes Restaurant
Sam's Cafe
The Cheese Cake Factory
The Clarendon Hotel
Inn Hotel & Suites
Twin Palms Hotel
Radisson Hotel
Courtyard Marriott Hotel
Phoenix Mercury

C/O Dr. Wanda Taylor
15645 N 35th Avenue, #103
Phoenix, AZ 85053
Telephone: (602) 938-4696
Fax: (602) 938-4696
Email: DrWanda@MAAFL.ORG