The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley hosts Greenlee Gives Back event

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MORENCI—The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley invites the communities of Greenlee County to join us for an evening of food, entertainment and an opportunity to learn about the Greenlee Community Fund.

The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Morenci Club. A four-course dinner will be served while attendees enjoy live music. Tickets to attend are $50 per person with net proceeds benefiting the Greenlee Community Fund. To register for the event, visit

The Greenlee Community Fund collects charitable donations to serve the broad array of needs within Greenlee County. It is an endowment, with a portion of the returns awarded as grants to local causes every year. Because the principal is invested, the fund continues to grow, creating perpetual financial support for the communities of Greenlee County.

For more details and information on the event contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Colin Shannon at or 520-505-3678.

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley is a growing and permanent collection of funds created by local residents for the benefit of communities in Graham and Greenlee Counties. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by the Arizona Community Foundation.

Founded in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide philanthropy with regional offices serving communities across Arizona. Last year, the Arizona Community Foundation distributed over $55 million to more than 4,500 nonprofit organizations, schools, and faith-based organizations.