Jaburg Wilk attorney Tom Moring rappelled off of a 27 story skyscraper in downtown Phoenix to raise money for Special Olympics Arizona.
'Over the Edge' is an annual pledge-based fundraiser where rappeller’s raise money to support 16,000 athletes across the state of Arizona. The event has raised nearly $110,000. Moring raised $2,500 for the Special Olympics.
Why is this challenge important to Special Olympics Arizona?
A person with intellectual disabilities encounters adversities daily and must have courage to try something that doesn’t come easy. Special Olympics' athletes bravely face challenges on the field, in the pool and on the court. They are the inspiration for this event.
To learn more or to get involved, visit http://www.specialolympicsarizona.org/over-the-edge.
Jaburg & Wilk Foundation
The Jaburg & Wilk Foundation is a non-profit foundation committed to enriching the quality of life for the residents of Arizona by fostering private giving and strengthening smaller service providers. To this end, the Foundation awards grants to local non-profit organizations involved in the arts, education, children, at-risk programs, and other community-based efforts. The Foundation grants are awarded after approval of the Grant Committee.
Community Grant Guidelines
Priority is given to:
- Well-run, financially sound organizations. For example, strong board participation and stable management, diverse source of revenues and earned income opportunities.
- Organizations whose mission and proposed project address a current and proven public need for people living and/or working in Maricopa or Pinal counties.
- Applicants that demonstrate strong community support for their organizations and its projects. For example, diversity of other funding sources and community resources or number of diverse participants in the program, project or organization.
- Organizations that show an effective and efficient delivery of program services. For example, greater than 80% of the organization expenses are spent on program services.
Applications may be submitted at any time to firstname.lastname@example.org.