This Season, It's All About Giving Back
With your help, we are raising funds and awareness for a different organization every Wednesday during the CitySkate Season. All you have to do to "Skate It Forward" is purchase a ticket on a Wednesday! $5 from every walk up ticket sale will go to a the following organizations:
November 28th | Phoenix Rescue Mission
The Phoenix Rescue Mission is a place of hope, healing, and new beginnings for men, women, and children in our community struggling with homelessness, addiction, and trauma. Their mission is to provide Christ-centered, life-transforming solutions to persons facing hunger and homelessness. They envision a community mobilized to transform lives and end hunger and homelessness.
December 5th | Phoenix Center for the Arts
Phoenix Center for the Arts provides arts and culture opportunities for all through education, programming, and advocacy. The Center strives to be the premiere provider of arts and cultural experiences that improve, stimulate, and unite the communities we serve.
December 12th | Upward & Onward
Pilot program in partnership with Phoenix Union High School District’s Exceptional Student Services department, United Healthcare and CityScape Phoenix to bring the students with intellectual and developmental disabilities a unique classroom + internship experience preparing them to lead a more independent life post high school graduation. This is done through a classroom space staffed by Phoenix Union School District but located at CityScape. In addition to classroom time and a curriculum specialized for this type of experience and preparation students will also be given the opportunity to hold an internship at multiple CityScape businesses.
“The Jennings Strouss Foundation exists to enhance the communities that it serves through self-initiatives and partnerships with other non-profit organizations that share the foundation’s charitable aims, which include the advancement of the arts, education, and community development. The foundation achieves this goal through the collective investment of time, resources, and energy by the employees and members of Jennings Strouss, their families, and their friends.”
December 19th | Phoenix Sister Cities
Phoenix Sister Cities exists to create people-to-people relationships between the residents of Phoenix and its sister cities through commercial, educational, cultural and artistic exchange programs and events that create and sustain global, long-term, international partnerships and business opportunities for the citizens of Phoenix.
December 26th | St. Mary’s Food Bank
St. Mary’s Food Bank serves to alleviate hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy and education.