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Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 12

So let’s see…where to start? Oh yeah, I know! So, as you guys may know, I had a grandbaby on the way…well, she’s here and she’s a delight! I won’t deny that caring for my own husband and son, along with my parents while trying to get acquainted with our

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Rachelle’s Story

Imagine the joy. Imagine the undeniable joy in your mother’s face as her life takes an unexpected turn… for the better. Going from the difficulties of being diagnosed with a life-threatening disease to being re-introduced to the happiness of what life has to offer; Dana got to experience that firsthand,

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Last Chance for the Tax Credit!

Through the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, you have the ability to greatly reduce your state taxes, dollar-for-dollar, and change lives in Arizona at the same time. FSL is able to provide safe homes in the form of affordable housing, nutritious meals through our food pantries, custom home health care and a

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December is National Car Donation Month

December is National Car Donation Month – a friendly reminder to those in the giving spirit that there is more than one way to donate to their favorite charitable organizations, without having to open their checkbooks. In the U.S., nearly 800,000 vehicles are donated each year, with the most donations

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Tax Credit Impacts on FSL Programs

No matter the dollar amount, all donations to FSL qualify for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit, a dollar-for-dollar credit on your taxes. You have until December 31st to take advantage of this amazing opportunity to give back, for FREE! This allows you to tell the state of Arizona where you

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Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 11

Imagine this…. The sun, freshly risen, pours a gentle stream of light through the partially open kitchen bay window. The birds outside are squabbling amongst themselves, floating musical notes indoors. The 82 year old woman of the house pads down the hallway and enters the kitchen. She takes in the beauty of

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Why Food Pantries Matter

Have you ever woken up with an empty stomach, wondering whether you’ll be able to eat that day? As a child, did you ever sit through a school day, hoping that there would be food at home when you arrived? Have you ever had to choose between eating and paying

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A Christmas Gift Beyond Care – Care by Design

He walked in through our front door. But it wasn’t easy for him. Daniel had lost both of his legs in a recent surgery. He was still learning to navigate on two prostheses. As cheerful as he tried to be, this big-hearted grandfather was still struggling. He had always been

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are nearly 5.7 million Americans of all ages living with Alzheimer’s dementia. An estimated 5.5 million of those are older than 65 years old; approximately 200,000 under the age of 65 have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia which leads to

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Calculating Your State Tax Liability

Do you take advantage of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit Program?  If not, you’re missing out on the opportunity to tell your state tax dollars HOW to impact your community!  Donations to qualified charitable organizations qualify for a dollar-for-dollar credit on your state taxes.  People often ask “how do I know

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Know Each Tax Credit’s Limit!

Tax season is almost upon us, but you still have time to take advantage of Arizona’s Charitable Tax Credit Program! If you file Arizona state taxes, you can make donations to qualifying organizations in five different categories and get your gift back, dollar-for-dollar, on your return! You can take advantage

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Arizona’s Charitable Tax Credit

Did you know that less than 10% of Arizona tax filers claimed the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit in 2017?  Don’t unknowingly forfeit your opportunity to support our mission for FREE. You still have time! Check out a quick video for a brief breakdown of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit.  If

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8 Programs Your #GivingTuesday Donation Supports

Now in its seventh year, #Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that happens on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The goal of this day is to make donations and/or volunteer time to organizations that help people in need. This giving event is fueled through social media and collaboration. Here

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