FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CAREER CONNECTORS PARTNERS WITH SCOTTSDALE CHARITY
Highlands Hope Initiatives Contributes $2,500 in Gift Card Donations at Career Event for Families in Financial Need
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., (June 4, 2015) – Career Connectors, a 501 (c) (3) Valley non-profit organization, proudly distributed over $2,500 in gift cards at its recent Scottsdale networking event. The Fry’s gift cards were donated by Highlands Hope Initiative, a charity connected with Highlands Church where Career Connectors holds monthly meetings, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale.
Highlands Hope is dedicated to helping families with job assistance, as well as meeting essential needs, and medical care. With similar goals and missions, Highlands Hope and Career Connectors partnered together and awarded gift cardsJ to 47 attendees whose families were in immediate need. Highlands Hope is headed by Cheryl Price and Stephanie Mapp who have collaborated with Career Connectors in the past.
The next Scottsdale Career Connectors meeting will take place on Thursday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information and a full Career Connectors schedule visit careerconnectors.org, or call 480-239-6738.
“I’m honored to partner with Highlands Hope through Highlands Church in Scottsdale. We’ve been working with them for almost two years, and they have been highly supportive of every single person who walks in the door, “ said Career Connectors Founder Jessica Pierce.
Since its launch in July 2009, Career Connectors has organized 281 events with over 300 featured employers, serving a cumulative 20,000 meeting attendees.
“When people are in job search, they are vulnerable and need resources to move forward. Highlands not only provides those place for these resources, they have gone above and beyond through the Highlands Hope initiative,” said Pierce.
For more information on Highlands Hope visit HighlandsHopeAZ.org, or call 480-348-9191.