The Sundt Foundation awarded a $1,500 grant to JobPath to support workforce development in Pima County.

Courtesy the Sundt Foundation
  • Sundt Foundation: The Sundt Foundation awarded $20,000 in grants to 12 Tucson charities during the second quarter. The foundation awards grants quarterly to area charities that support disadvantaged children and adults. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a committee of Sundt Construction, Inc. employees. Arts for All, Inc. and Grace Hearing Center each received $2,500 awards. Awards of $2,000 each went to Mobile Meals of Tucson, Sister Jose Women’s Center, and Tu Nidito Children & Family Services. Receiving $1,500 grants were Pio Decimo Center, Earn to Learn, JobPath, and NAMI Southern Arizona. Grants of $1,000 each were given to the Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired, Step Up to Justice, and the Sunnyside Foundation.
  • PetSmart: The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona received a donation of 40,000 pounds of pet food from PetSmart’s Buy a Bag, Give a Meal program. For every bag of pet food purchased from PetSmart between March 1 and December 31, 2017, the retailer will donate a meal to a pet in need.
  • Pima Medical Institute: PMI has committed to a $100,000 gift to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona to help build HSSA’s new campus. The new facility, 635 W. Roger Road, is expected to open in January 2018. The gift made by Pima Medical Institute will be recognized with a naming of the welcome center’s memorial yard, to be called The Pima Medical Institute Memorial and Tribute Yard. To date, the campaign to raise funds for the new building has reached the $7.7 million mark. HSSA hopes to raise a total of $10 million to build the new facility, which is already under construction.