PHOENIX SUNS CHARITIES Phoenix Suns Charities was formed with the mission to enhance the lives of Arizona’s children and their families by actively creating and supporting programs in the areas of education, health, human services, the arts, rehabilitation and sports and
recreation. Throughout the past 26 years, Phoenix Suns Charities has raised and gifted
more than $14 million to charitable organizations in Arizona.
2013 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Angels on Patrol Anti-Defamation League Arizona Autism United Arizona Blind & Deaf Children’s Foundation Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation Arizona Helping Hands Arizona Multihousing Education Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped Arizona Science Center Assistance League of Phoenix Assistance League of Tucson Back to School Clothing Drive Association Be A Leader Foundation Better To Give Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona Blankets 4 Kids Blue Marble Institute Breast Assured Foundation Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix Career Concepts for Youth Children’s Museum of Phoenix Citizenship Counts City Help Inc. of Phoenix Crisis Nursery Desert Mission Elevate Phoenix
Elevate Phoenix Feed My Hungry People Feeding Matters Foundation for Blind Children Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona Future for KIDS Gabriel’s Angels Helen’s Hope Chest Helping Hands for Single Moms Helping Hands Housing Services Homeward Bound Hope & A Future Horses Help ICM Food and Clothing Bank Joe Foss Institute Junior Achievement of Arizona Legacy Connection Maricopa County Historical Society Maricopa County National Adoption Day Mesa Arts Center Foundation Neighborhood Ministries New Pathways for Youth, Inc. notMYkid OCJ Phoenix Wheelchair Suns Chapter Prevent Child Abuse Arizona Positive Coaching Alliance
Sojourner Center SARRC Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS Southwest Human Development Special Olympics Arizona St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance St. Simon and Jude Youth Programs Summer Youth Program Fund SunsCentral Suns Life Family Health Center Suns Nite Hoops Teach For America Teen Lifeline The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Melonhead Foundation The Salvation Army The Society of St. Vincent de Paul The Sole Preschool Time Out UMOM New Day Center United Food Bank University of Arizona Foundation Steele Children’s Research Center Unlimited Potential Valle del Sol Valley Leadership Valley of the Sun YMCA Waste Not
PLAYMAKER GRANT Each season, Phoenix Suns Charities awards one local non-profit with a
$100,000 Playmaker grant.
Starlight Children’s Foundation, 2012 Chris-Town YMCA, 2008
Phoenix Suns Charities
adopted Central High School resulting in
10,000 additional tutoring hours and a 5% increase in testing scores
SUNS CHARITIES GIVES EVERY CHILD
IN ARIZONA AN OPPORTUNITY
SUNS CHARITIES HAS AWARDED
$500,000 IN DIRECT COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
EACH SEASON, SUNS CHARITIES RECOGNIZES A HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL COACH FOR THE SPIRIT OF COTTON AWARD
AND DONATES $10,000 TO THE SCHOOL BASKETBALL PROGRAM
TALKING STICK RESORT, SCOTTSDALE
SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014, AT 6PM
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PRESENTING $50,000 • Event naming opportunity for The Jump Ball • Premium seating for two tables (20 guests) • Your choice of two Suns players or celebrities • Event speaking opportunity • Broadcast package including TV/radio mentions and FSN recap • Name inclusion on all event collateral materials include event press release • Meet & Greet with Suns players and coaches at the VIP reception • Autographed Suns team ball for the table host • Full-page ad and company listing in the event program • Company logo will appear on the event video screens • Company logo on SunsCharities.org with link back to company until 1/1/15 • Special recognition from the podium during event
MVP $25,000 • Priority seating for a table of ten (10) with a Suns player or celebrity • Naming opportunity of the Cocktail Reception • Meet & Greet with Suns players and coaches at the VIP reception • Full page ad and company listing in the event program • Company logo will appear on the event video screens • Company logo on the event step-&-repeat • Company logo on SunsCharities.org with link back to company until 1/1/15
VIP $15,000 • Priority seating for a table of ten (10) • Naming opportunity of the VIP area • Product display or handouts to guests • Meet & Greet with Suns players and coaches at the VIP reception • 1/2-page ad and company listing in the event program • Company logo will appear on the event video screens • Company logo on the event step-&-repeat • Company logo on SunsCharities.org with link back to company until 1/1/15
*Print deadline restrictions apply
TABLE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
CENTER CIRCLE TABLE $25,000 • Premium seating for a table of ten (10) with a Suns player or celebrity • Meet & Greet with Suns players and coaches at the VIP reception • Autographed Suns team ball for the table host • Full-page ad and company listing in the event program • Company logo will appear on the event video screens • Company logo on SunsCharities.org with link back to company until 1/1/15 • Special recognition from the podium during event
TOP OF THE KEY $12,000 • Priority seating for a table of ten (10) • Meet & Greet with Suns players and coaches at the VIP reception • 1/2-page ad and company listing in the event program • Company logo will appear on the event video screens • Company logo on SunsCharities.org with link back to company until 1/1/15
IN THE PAINT $6,000 • Priority seating for a table of ten (10) • Listing in the event program • Company logo on SunsCharities.org with link back to company until 1/1/15
INDIVIDUAL SEAT $600 • Seat for one guest at a hosted table
*Print deadline restrictions apply
UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES ENTERTAINMENT $35,000 Be responsible for bringing world-class entertainment to The Jump Ball! Suns players onstage enhance the entertainment value for all attendance. This elite sponsor will be recognized in a variety of ways including the printed dinner program, video screens and a call-out from the main stage. This exclusive package also includes a meet-&-greet with the entertainment as available.
TABLE CENTERPIECES $20,000 Bring to life never-seen-before basketball centric centerpieces that will go home with the event’s elite guests. The sponsor of the commemorative centerpieces will be recognized in the program and at the podium during the gala’s dinner program. This package includes four (4) tickets to the event.
GIFT BAGS/VALET $15,000 Before the party really starts, grab the undivided attention of guests as they arrive at The Jump Ball by underwriting the gala’s registration and valet costs. The valet attendants will place a gift bag in each guest’s vehicle. Have your company name/logo don the flashy gift bag tag for guaranteed recognition among the 1,000 guests. Additional sponsor credit will be given in the program. The company will be recognized via signage prominently placed throughout the gala’s valet and welcome area for maximum guest exposure. This package includes four (4) tickets to the event.
SILENT AUCTION $10,000 Event attendees will receive a credit card for bidding purposes that will include your company logo. In addition, your logo will appear in the top left corner of each touch pad, and on the main screen for smartphone bidding. Company will receive auction signage and program mention. This package includes two (2) tickets to the event.
INVITATIONS $5,000 Underwrite the cost to design, print and mail Phoenix Suns Charities gala invitation. Eye-catching and mailed directly to each guest’s home, this opportunity affords the sponsor unmistakable recognition and credit for their contribution. Additional sponsor credit will be given in the dinner program and on the invite. This package includes two (2) tickets to the event.
PROGRAM AD $1,000 Seize the opportunity to grab the attention of guests via a full-page ad in the commemorative dinner program.
*Print deadline restrictions apply
Company Contact Name Phone Contact Email Company Website Street Address City State Zip DONATION AMOUNT $ PACKAGE: Invoice my company Pay by credit card: Name Billing Address City State Zip Phone Email Credit Card Number Expiration CVC Signature
Send payment to: Maggie Cortez, Phoenix Suns Charities
602-379-7767 201 E Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
BOARD OF DIRECTORS Allan Allford Susan Anable Orin Anderson Ray Artigue Deborah Bateman Tim Benter Ginger Brandt Tyler Butler Kathy Colace John Cook Rilus Dana Rick DeGraw
Philip Dion Kim Fricke Debbie Gaby Heather Garboden Brad Gould Joyce Medina Harper Maxine Henig Jay Klosterman Jay Kramer Andy Kroot Tami McKane-Verbin Kurt Meyer
Carol Nalevanko Bob Nanberg Jon Newman Kathy Pidgeon Jim Pitman Bea Rocklin Jason Rowley Penny Sarver Martha Moyer Wagoner Tanya Wheeless Kari Yatkowski
Suns Charities 88,
presented by Wells Fargo, offers a platform for energized business
professionals within the community to network
amongst their peers while providing an opportunity to collectively give back
through the philanthropic power of the
Phoenix Suns Charities.
Irene Agustin Matt Audibert Alison Bailin Batz Julie Bank Brannon Bartley Josh Belkoff Eve Bilotas Aaron Blocher-Rubin Shannon Blood Ken Bonham Staci Brown Amy Buchan Tom Buckner Geoff Budoff Marisa Calderon Tom Capaldi Laura Capello James Christian Ben Cilek Kim Cofer Stacey Cohen Melissa Doyle Collins Dan Costello Vallerie Dallago Brad Davis Bryant De Piazza David Dobrusin Marion Donaldson Diane Eichler
Christy Moore Justin Oliver Desirae Outcalt Kristin Paiva Paige Pataky Shelby Pedersen Ben Pijawka Monique Porras Jeff Porter Michael Pullen Nick Reed Maura Quigley Angie Ramage Laura Rolfe Kristin Romaine Ann Seiden Melissa Shapiro Lisa Shevy Travis Shumake Josh Simon Ashley Slechta Amanda Smith Derek Stapinski Jamie Swirtz Tracy Turner Todd Vigil Heather Walsh Ryan Whalen Brian Wilder Anati Zubia
Theresa Esparza Andrea Tyler Evans Whitney Evenchik Marcy Fileccia Alex Fischer John Fisher Stefanie Francis David Funkhouser Chris Gales Eric Gere Jacki Grainger Dan Gridley Bridgette Haley Kim Halloran Iain Hamp Joyce Medina Harper Travis Helm Carlissa Henry David Johnson Stefani Lawrence Mallory Savan Lebovitz Jennifer Lindley Nicole Maas Kimberlee Marlow Maraka Mason Jayson Matthews Julie Maurer Christy McClendon Kelli Case Medina
FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact:
Executive Director, Robin Milne
Director, Sarah Krahenbuhl
Coordinator, Maggie Cortez