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  • Help Us Kickstart a Community Garden!

    We need your Backer Support to Kickstart our new Community Garden in Glendale, Arizona to benefit local area children and their parents.

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  • A Valentine Affair

    Date: Saturday, February 7, 2015
    Time: 5:30 Reception, 6:30pm Dinner, 8:00pm Casino Ballroom
    Location: Renaissance Hotel & Spa, 9495 West Coyotes Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85305 Read More >


  • Kids' Summer Programs

    Help us fund summer programs for kids at the Roselane Park Community Center @ 51st & Martlett.

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  • Why Support Heart for the City?

    Read our Top 11 reasons why we feel that supporting Heart for the City AZ with a one-time gift, or monthly donation, is a very solid decision to impact the lives of inner city kids.

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  • Mentors & Good Memories Are Key

    We have found that young people tend to open up to, and trust, those who show that they really care about them and prove it by donating their time and energy and dedicate it to their needs.

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  • After School Sports Better than Gangs

    The inner city kids we reach are mostly junior high age - thirteen or fourteen -- a point in their lives when they often choose to pursue street life in the gangs, or find a way into mainstream society.

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  • Thank You Letters From Principals

    One of the greatest rewards that we derive from our program is when we receive letters from school administrators thanking us for a mission well done.

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  • Kids Get Skills in Our Community Garden

    We are currently developing yet another opportunity offering as we implement our plans for opening our Community Garden where we can teach the young people in our program basic gardening skills.

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  • New Friends a Big Hit at Winter Camp

    Many inner-city kids have never left their own gang-governed neighborhoods, but at winter camp we provide a unique setting to experience life's "mountain tops," free of fear or pressures back home.

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  • What if You Were the Panhandler?

    Being on the street, even for that short period of time, I felt completely vulnerable. To hold up that sign asking for money made me swallow every bit of pride that I had.

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  • Heartbeat for Kids Seen on National TV

    "Heart for the City" and our outreach to kids was featured on the new ABC Television Network show, "Secret Millionaire" on August 11 at 8:00 pm EDT / 7:00 pm CDT.

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