What we do 

  • In-school teaching
  • After-school mentoring/tutoring
  • Career instruction/ post-secondary preparation
  • Character, life skills and peer leadership development
  • Community service
  • Adventure activities 
  • Reading/Literacy Improvement   *Accredited classes       

PLAYING IT FORWARD An Invitation from PGA Golfer, Tom Lehman                      

100 people give $5,000 for 3 years starting NOW! Go to the donation page to make your pledge to Pay It Forward!

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Elevate Phoenix Site Observation Schedule

2016 visits are available by contacting jhall@elevatephoenix.org

Please join us for an informative and inspiring opportunity to experience how we achieve life transformation with kids.

To schedule your visit, please choose a date, school and tell us if you have one or two hours to invest in seeing life transformation at work.

1 hour - see one school, hear student stories, & observe classes. 2 hours - visit HS and Elementary / Middle school.

Why we do it

 Kids in urban Phoenix are struggling. Faced with poverty, gangs, drugs, violence and dysfunction, their futures often in jeopardy.  Our full-time Teacher Mentor staff provide these life-changing relationships via a relational educational pipeline connecting elementary, high school and post-secondary experiences.

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Lower your taxes while helping Elevate Phoenix!

Elevate Phoenix, Listed in the AZ Republic as an effective program in preparing urban kids for college and career, relies on gifts from our friends to make a difference in urban schools and kids lives.

Here's How....

  • Donate up to $800 (filing jointly) or $400 (filing singly).
  • Fill out AZ Form 321 and include it with your state tax filing.

Your gift must be received by or before December 31st to qualify. Mail your gift to Elevate Phoenix, 3750 W. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85019 or donate online at elevatephoenx.org and click on Donate button. If you live outside the state of Arizona, you can still donate and receive a tax deduction!

Elevate Phoenix relies on this tax credit and all year-end gifts in order to support the work we are doing in urban Phoenix community.

For more information about the Credit for Contributions to a Qualifying Charitable Organization Program go to: http://www.azdor.gov/about/FAQs/CharitableTaxCredit.aspx


How we do it

 Elevate Phoenix curriculum is designed to teach character, life skills, and leadership to urban students.  The heart of our success is the work of our team of full-time, primarily ethnic staff who serve as teachers, mentors, and life coaches to students over multiple years. Teacher Mentors are available to students 24/7.

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Announcing the Ann Meyers Drysdale scholarship for urban at risk students through Elevate Phoenix. Imagine at risk and under-performing urban public high school students having the opportunity to graduate and participate in a college readiness program that helps them enter and succeed in college with the help of a mentor. That's what the R.I.S.E  program does. R.I.S.E. stands for Relationships, Instruction, Support and Equipping. You can make a difference in these students' lives!