Phoenix, AZ - When the recession hit in 2008, it manifested itself in the housing collapse in the Valley that tested the resilience of nearly every community. “Upside down” in their mortgages, neighbors left over night. Houses were abandoned.
Philanthropy Southwest member Avedis Foundation is tackling the complicated issue of social health deterioration in its small community of Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma by investing in one simple idea: the power of relationships.
Philanthropy Southwest upheld its reputation for offering “something for all” at April's Spring Summit in Austin.
(Oklahoma City, OK) Philanthropy Southwest Board Member and Executive Director of the Kirkpatrick Foundation Louisa McCune to receive Community Service Award from the Dialogue Institute of Oklahoma City.
With the U.S. poverty rate at its highest in 50 years, we must focus on new and innovative ideas to build healthy, resilient and sustainable communities.