Arizona Helping Hands

Arizona Helping Hands   On a toasty July day, PlanetOne’s From the Heart team headed over to Arizona Helping Hands and donated their time putting together 96 back-to-school backpacks and 75 first aid kits. Learning about the plight of so many neglected children in the community was very emotional and knowing that these children would…

Easter at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Easter at Phoenix Children’s Hospital Our “From the Heart” initiative for this quarter was an Easter project for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  We assembled and delivered 20 Easter baskets for their Adolescent age group. Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a 433-bed, freestanding children’s hospital located in Phoenix, Arizona that provides specialty pediatric services in inpatient, outpatient, emergency, trauma, and urgent care.…

Caring for Our Community’s Seniors

Caring for Our Community’s Seniors Via Linda Senior Center in Scottsdale was the organization chosen by the PlanetOne team this quarter for the From the Heart philanthropy. The Senior Center is part of Scottsdale Senior Services which provides an integrated system of services, resources and opportunities to help people improve their lives, neighborhoods and community…

Phoenix Rescue Mission

On a cold and rainy Scottsdale afternoon the PlanetOne team gathered to put together food boxes for the needy. Every holiday season, Phoenix Rescue Mission provides holiday food boxes to families in need and puts a hot meal in front of those searching for hope. While listening to holiday music team members packaged individual boxes…

On the Road in Colorado

On the Road in Colorado On a freezing and snowy Friday afternoon in Boulder, Colorado last month, PlanetOne’s VP of marketing, Bern Richardson and daughter Isabel devoted the evening to help feed the homeless at Bridge House. The opportunity to serve came through the mother-daughter philanthropic organization they belong to called National Charity League. Working…

St. Mary’s Food Bank

St. Mary’s Food Bank Members of PlanetOne’s From the Heart team visited the St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance this week to lend their hand in feeding the needy in the local Phoenix community. St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance distributes 40,000 Emergency Food Boxes each month, at no cost, to individuals and families in need. A…

Seal Beach Clean Up

Seal Beach Clean Up Participating in our From the Heart initiative, the PlanetOne Irvine office did their part for the environment last weekend by volunteering for several hours of beach-cleaning duty with saveourbeach.org. Eric Cooke, his nine-year old son Cooper and Kristen Cunningham helped clean up Seal Beach, CA. With 3.5 million tons of trash…

Dress for Success

Dress for Success Two of PlanetOne’s mighty team members, Dawn and Maricela, recently volunteered at Dress for Success in Phoenix. Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in…

From the Heart

Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul Last month three volunteers from the PlanetOne team visited the Feed My Starving Children Organization in Arizona to donate their time. Founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit that provides nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. Their process is simple. Donations given by people fund…