Giving Back to the Community
Arizona MENTOR is committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work. As a partner of The MENTOR Network, we’re part of a national organization that has a shared focus on strengthening communities in Arizona and across the country. Together, we invest in philanthropic programs and support causes that are important to the individuals and families we serve, as well as our Mentors, payors and employees. We are proud to partner with the following organizations in our communities:
- Special Olympics
- Autism Speaks
- Arizona Kids Consortium
- Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities (AAPPD)
The MENTOR Network Charitable Foundation
Established by The MENTOR Network in 2007, the Charitable Foundation seeks to expand opportunities for the people we serve and support organizations that take a fresh look at how people with disabilities, as well as youth and families facing challenges, are supported. The Foundation has awarded more than 150 grants to organizations that promote innovation, service excellence and a commitment to finding innovative ways to support people with disabilities, children and families facing tough challenges and individuals with brain injuries.
Therapeutic Riding of Tucson, Inc. – Tucson, AZ
In 2011, the Charitable Foundation awarded a grant to Therapeutic Riding of Tuscon, Inc. The grant provided scholarships to 12 students with disabilities including cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, hearing/vision impairments and autism.