6th Annual Honor Walk

Veterans of all generations are personally recognized by friends, families and loved ones at the 6th Annual Honor Walk presented by AZ Veterans Project in Downtown Phoenix on November 13th at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Since 2012, it has been a pleasure for us to partner with the Honor Walk Foundation and to support them in their efforts to provide programs, services and mentoring opportunities that are beneficial to our veterans.

6th Annual Honor Walk and 5K Fun Run Highlights

honor walk 2016Registration for the Honor Walk is just $30/person. Veterans and children 8 and under register free with any paid registration.

Walk times:

  • Pre-walk registration at 6:30 AM
  • Pre-walk activities and entertainement kick-off at 7:30 AM
  • Walk/5K Fun Run starts at 9:00 AM

Other event highlights include:

  • Stirring pre-walk ceremony
  • Vintage military aircraft fly-overs
  • Live music
  • Color guards
  • USS Arizona replica

Walk Organized to Recognize and Honor Veterans

Veterans founded the Honor Walk in 2010 to support more than 670,000 Arizonans who have served and sacrificed in the U.S. military.

This year’s presenter, AZ Veterans Project, helps veterans go “Green to Blue” by providing professional networking, mentoring and career services.

Learn more about the 6th Annual Honor Walk and the many ways event funds raised will be used to support our veterans by contacting Rick Young at (602) 531-5021 or via email at [email protected].

Photos from the 2016 Honor Walk


2016 Phoenix Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

We donated $1,500 to Right Toyota’s walk team that is raising funds and participating in the 2016 Phoenix American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

American Cancer Society is the leader in the fight against breast cancer. Donations like ours will be used to fund groundbreaking breast cancer research as well as help provide free information and services to those diagnosed with the disease, such as:

  • 24/7 counseling;
  • Emotional and physical support during treatments;
  • Transportation assistance for those who need a ride to treatment;
  • Accommodation for patients seeking treatment far from home.

Walk Together for a World Without Breast Cancer

Breast cancer fighters in Southern Arizona will walk together at the 2016 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Phoenix:

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Registration: 7 a.m.
Walk: 8 a.m.
Location: Tempe Beach Park (80 West Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ)

Learn the many ways you can support and get involved with Making Strides of Phoenix today.  Whether you decide to walk or make a donation, you will help make a difference in the noble fight for a world without breast cancer.

Glendale Kiwanis Club Charity Steak Fry & Auction

kiwanis club circle emblemLerner and Rowe Gives Back is co-sponsoring Kiwanis Club of Glendale’s Steak Fry and Charity Auction for the fourth year in a row. You can join us in supporting Kiwanis Club of Glendale by attending their 36th annual fundraiser to be held at Sahuaro Ranch Park October 15th at 6:00 p.m.

Divine dinner and desserts catered by Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Nothing Bundt Cakes will be served from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ed Branson will also be entertaining guest throughout the evening.

All proceeds benefit local youth projects, scholarships, reading programs, school clothes drive and many other Glendale area programs.

Tickets are just $30 for persons 13 years and older, and $5 for children 12 years and under.  Please contact Yvonne Knaack at (623) 937-3311 for ticketing and event details.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis Club of Glendale is a sponsor of the keys clubs at Apollo High School, Cactus High School and Ironwood High School. 

Giving Back to Camp Soaring Eagle

Camp Soaring Eagle Camp Soaring Eagle is a unique place that gives seriously ill children the chance to be a kid. Through donations and volunteer support, campers have the unique opportunity to enjoy experiences that are filled with excitement, challenge and unimaginable fun under the 24-hour watchful care of onsite-doctors, nurses and camp counselors.

We are pleased to give back through a donation that will help Camp Soaring Eagle provide year-round camp programs that are completely free of charge to campers and their families.

Learn more about Camp Soaring Eagle’s extraordinary camp and the many volunteer, donor and sponsorship opportunities available at campsoaringeagle.org.

Camp Soaring Eagle – on a mission to provide the healing power of laughter to thousands of seriously ill children!

10th Annual Breakfast with Champions

Special Olympics of ArizonaLerner and Rowe Gives Back is a proud sponsor of Special Olympic Arizona’s (SOA) 10th Annual Breakfast with Champions presented by UnitedHealthcare.

On Thursday, October 6th Diamond Back President and CEO Derrick Hall will emcee this morning of gratitude and greatness featuring:

  • Inspirational stories shared by athlete speakers
  • Inspirational stories shared by guest speakers
  • Achievements of the Special Olympics Movement
  • Highlights of SOA’s partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run community

Last year’s Phoenix Breakfast with Champions had over 1,100 attendees and raised over $150,000 for Special Olympic Arizona athletes.

For more information on how to support or become a sponsor of future Special Olympic Arizona events, please contact Cortney Vandenberg, Special Events Coordinator at (602) 230-0075 or via email at [email protected].

Special Olympics Arizona aims to empower the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members of society through our year-round sports training, competition, and support programs.

Co-Sponsor 20th Anniversary Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer

Our legal teams are giving back this October in support of breast cancer awareness.  For the third year in a row, we have the pleasure of co-sponsoring the annual Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer that takes place at the Phoenix Zoo.

Schedule for 2016 Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer

Two decades ago, City of Hope held their first 5K Walk for Hope to raise funds to fight cancer breast. 20 years later their efforts to “push the boundaries of science to advance research and treatments on behalf of women everywhere” continue to hold strong.

2016 City of Hope Breast Cancer WalkShow your support by joining us at Walk for Hope’s Phoenix 5K walk:

Date: October 2, 2016

6:30 a.m. – Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – Walk Begins
6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Partner Fair
Pre and Post Walk: Enjoy our Partner Fair
Location: Through the Phoenix Zoo (map)
Start/Finish: The walk starts and finishes at the SRP parking lot at 1600 N. Priest Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 (map) and winds through the Phoenix Zoo.

Register online at walkforhope.org/phx and/or help spread the word about City of Hope Phoenix today.


Bullhead City Community Helped Us Beat Goal for Local Water Drive

2016 Code Red Summer Heat ReliefThis was the first year that our northern Arizona legal team held a local Code: Red Summer Heat Relief water drive. We wanted to thank all of the Bullhead City area community members that helped us beat our goal of collecting 500 cases of water!

Together we collected 518 cases. Volunteers from the River Resource Center then delivered the water to local homeless and disadvantaged families during the hot summer months.

Co-Sponsors of Come Together Benefit Concert

An eclectic mix of music will be featured this Saturday night (Oct. 1st) in Phoenix at the “Come Together” benefit concert. Proceeds will benefit the Phoenix Rescue Mission and I Have a Name Project. Both entities focus on increasing awareness, improving living conditions and giving a voice to the needs of the homeless population in the Phoenix Valley.

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From 7 PM to 2 AM, original jam band tunes by Gelatinous Groove will be featured center stage at The Pressroom, Phoenix along with the sounds of:

  • Pink Floyd (Empty Spaces)
  • Phish (Freezer)
  • Grateful Dead (Xtra Ticket w/ Special guest Mark Karan of Ratdog)

Must be 21 & over to attend. Tickets for the 2016 “Come Together” benefit concert are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and $50 for VIP seating.

Oro Valley Music Festival Benefits SHINE ON Tucson

SHINE ON TucsonLerner and Rowe is a second year sponsor of 97.1 The Bull and My 92.9 Oro Valley Music Festival to be held October 1st & 2nd at The Golf Club at Vistoso in Tucson.

For 2016,  music lovers now get two days to soak up live performances by today’s top country and pop artists. The benefiting charity, SHINE ON Tucson, also gets an additional portion of proceeds to help their charitable works in Tucson.

A complete lineup of the performing artists, tickets sales info and other details about the 2016 Oro Music Festival can be found at orovalleymusicfestival.com.

How Does SHINE ON Tucson Give Back?

SHINE ON Tucson was originally established as a means to make sure that the healing benefits of Diamond Children’s Medical Center’s music therapy program continued.  It has since grown into much more.

In addition to supporting the music therapy program, SHINE ON Tucson’s mission now includes:

  • Providing care packages (SHINE ON Jars) to children being treated at the medical center;
  • Providing meals for disadvantage family members of children being treated at the medical center;
  • Providing a sense of comfort and positivity for the entire family of a child being treated at the medical center;
  • And, by supporting other local charitable works that inspire and bring sunshine into the lives of those who face dark times.

Learn how to be a source of light by connecting with SHINE ON Tucson through their Facebook page today.