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CVS Health and ABC15 are joining forces for the second year of Community Heroes in AZ

Posted at 8:02 AM, Aug 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-20 16:30:47-04


CVS Health and ABC15 have joined forces for the second year of Arizona Community Heroes, a program that is providing $30,000 in grants to Arizona public schools and nonprofits that focus on health and wellness services for children.
Ten grantees have been selected and will each receive a $2,500 Community Heroes grant and $250 CVS Pharmacy gift card! And, now you can help decide which organization receives a $5,000 bonus grant!  The 10 schools and nonprofits to choose from are:

  • One-N-Ten ( – Enhancing lives of LGBTQ youth and young adults through social services, outreach, and health programming
  • Arizona Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics ( Improving the health of Arizona's children and supporting the pediatric professionals who care for them
  • Arizona Sustainability Alliance ( - Pioneering cutting-edge solutions for sustainability issues throughout the state and prioritizing low-income communities
  • Circle Cross Ranch K-8 STEM Academy ( – Ensuring all students obtain maximum academic growth and achievement
  • Down Syndrome Network, Inc. ( – Educating, supporting, and advocating for those in the community impacted by Down syndrome
  • Esperanca ( – Improving health and providing hope for families in the poorest communities through sustainable disease prevention, education, and treatment
  • Fountain Hills Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition ( – Collaborating with the community to reduce youth substance abuse
  • Friendly House, Inc. ( – Empowering Arizona communities through education and human services
  • HopeKids, Inc. ( – Providing a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or other life-­threatening medical condition
  • Tucson Unified School District ( – Where students love to learn, teachers love to teach, and people love to work

Now through August 31, 2018, let us know which of the ten organizations you think should receive a $5,000 bonus grant! Just visit to vote.
The organization that gets the most votes and will receive the bonus grant will be announced on September 4, 2018 on ABC15's Sonoran Living show.
CVS Health and ABC15 are proud to support our Arizona schools and nonprofit partners!

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