4 Virtual Fundraisers for Feel-Good Nights

Niki D'AndreaJuly 28, 2020
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All that Glitters/Waves of Change Gala
This year, the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona’s annual fundraiser gala will take place online but aims to offer all the fun of the popular “live action” event. Guests are encouraged to dress up for the affair, which includes some seriously sweet raffle packages including his and hers TagHeuer watches and a wine cellar starter kit. Among the live auction items up for grabs: a five-night stay with daily poolside cabana at Mountain Shadows Resort in Scottsdale; a private dinner for eight in your home, prepared by chef and 2019 Food Network Chopped champion Cory Oppold; and a package from Tito’s Vodka that includes a bottle of vodka, a guitar signed by founder Tito Beveridge, a large Tito’s cooler and golf bag and more. The gala starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30. For tickets, visit the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona website.

Virtual Bingo Fundraiser
The Junior League of Phoenix is hosting a superhero-themed night of bingo online. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero and enjoy bingo games for prizes ranging from restaurant gift cards to jewelry. Bingo cards will be emailed to players in advance and cost $10 each or three for $25. There will also be raffles for items like a two-night stay at CIVANA Carefree Wellness Retreat, a six-month membership to Mountainside Fitness and a Mexican Moonshine Tequila gift package. Games start at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30 on Zoom. Visit the Junior League of Phoenix’s Facebook page for links to buy bingo cards and raffle tickets.

Planned Parenthood Arizona 2020 Statewide Virtual Event
This statewide virtual event benefits Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona (PPAA) and its Political Action Committee (PAC). Planned Parenthood chairs from Southern, Northern and Central Arizona will be online to discuss the nonprofit and the 2020 political candidates endorsed by PPAA. Planned Parenthood president Alexis McGill Johnson will also be in attendance, and there will be some comic relief from comedian and military veteran Rita Brent. The virtual event takes places from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, July 30. Free admission. Register at Eventbrite.com.

Paint It Forward Night
Take a virtual painting class while helping Dignity Health Foundation – East Valley from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, August 12. Wine & Design Studio hosts the class on Zoom but provides materials for pickup (canvas, paint, brushes and a bottle of Arizona’s own Pillsbury Wine) after noon on August 11. Register online for $45 per person by August 7 here.

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