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Community Partner | Arizona

Waste Management actively supports the communities we serve to produce stronger, healthier, cleaner communities across the state. In 2016-2017, we supported the following organizations and events in Arizona:

  1. Andy Devine Days Rodeo
  2. Aviva Children’s Services
  3. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
  4. Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix
  5. Causa Community Development
  6. Centers for Habilitation
  7. Chandler For Our City Day
  8. Colon Cancer Alliance
  9. East Valley Environmental Resource Fair
  10. Flagstaff Ski Club
  11. Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona
  12. Goodyear Ballpark Spring Training
  13. Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
  14. HandsOn Greater Phoenix
  15. Imagine Schools
  16. Kelley’s Biker Palooza
  17. Keep Phoenix Beautiful
  18. Litchfield Park Arts in the Park
  1. Litchfield Park Centennial Celebration
  2. Luke Greenway American Legion Post 1
  3. Marana Chamber of Commerce
  4. Marana Community Food Bank
  5. Navajo County Fair
  6. PTA Arizona Congress of Parents and Teachers
  7. Ronald McDonald House Charities – Phoenix
  8. Sedona Main Street
  9. Show Low Main Street
  10. Special Olympics Arizona
  11. Tempe Chamber of Commerce
  12. Tempe Fantasy of Lights
  13. The First Tee of Phoenix
  14. Tucson Festival of Books
  15. University of Arizona College of Medicine
  16. Valley of the Sun Exchange Clubs Foundation
  17. Valley of the Sun United Way
  18. WHAM Art Association

Through the Waste Management Phoenix Open, we helped raise more than $10 million in 2017 for numerous Arizona charities including Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children, Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix Zoo, Special Olympics of Arizona, United Food Bank and many more. In addition, we donated 30,000 lbs. of unused food and 25,000 lbs. of re-usable fencing, carpet and banners to local nonprofits. The tournament also supports Change the Course and has restored more than 161 million gallons of water to Northern Arizona’s Verde River and the Colorado River Basin.

We prioritize requests that emphasize:

  • Environment. We are committed to preserving natural resources and creating cleaner communities. We support organizations and programs that protect or enhance natural resources and local spaces.
  • Environmental Education. Through diverse education initiatives we can instill respect for our natural resources and inspire action to preserve our environment. Waste Management supports environmental education programs that drive these objectives, including recycling-related projects, science fairs and Earth Day events.
  • Causes important to the communities we serve. Waste Management is committed to enhancing communities through programs that help make them cleaner and better places to live. Our local teams are proactive in identifying charities located in the communities they serve.
If you are interested in applying for charitable giving and community support, please submit your application online at https://wm.versaic.com a minimum of 4 months prior to your community event or program need.