• CREST Insurance: The insurance group donated $25,000 to Sister Jose Women’s Center to help with their new facility for homeless women in Tucson.
  • Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise: The enterprise donated more than $128,000 to organizations serving the Tohono O’odham Nation. The funds were raised at the 14th annual Desert Diamond Casinos Golf Classic. The recipients are the Tohono O’odham Department of Health & Human Services Division of Prevention Kom Ckud Ki: Domestic Violence; Tohono O’odham Veteran’s Affairs; and Tohono O’odham Community Action/Tohono O’odham Ki:Ki Association, which are collaborating on a joint project.
  • Summit Hut: Summit Hut raised $1,500 for Friends of Oracle State park, a 4,000-acre wildlife refuge in northern foothills of the Catalina Mountains. It serves as a center for environmental education while providing programming for all ages through interactive programs, trails and avenues for interrelationships and habitats between plants, animals and people.

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