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2024 is Off to a Great Start!

2024-02-15T21:02:27-07:00February 15th, 2024|Categories: From the Executive Director|

2024 is off to a great start! "New Clothes = New Beginnings" will bring us back to Grand Canyon University July 13-14 for set-up, with thousands of students coming our way on July 15-17, and cleanup on July 18. We always love working with our funders, partner schools and organizations, and incredible volunteers to help make [...]

Winter 2023

2023-11-21T14:19:05-07:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

At the end of each year, I can’t help but look back with awe and gratitude at the incredible ways our volunteers, partners, and donors continue to support our efforts. 2023 was an especially wonderful year! Not only was "New Clothes = New Beginnings" back in full force, we also put the pieces in place to [...]

What a Summer!

2023-08-14T16:05:58-07:00August 14th, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

What a summer we had! Our 2023 "New Clothes = New Beginnings" was a HUGE success! Thank you to all of the sponsors and volunteers who helped us get almost 4,000 students ready to go back to school. Thank you also to Devin Booker for showing up and helping in the shoe department – what a [...]

2023 Distribution is Coming!

2023-06-07T21:29:09-07:00June 7th, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

New Clothes = New Beginnings is just weeks away -- and I’m not sure who’s more excited, us or the kids! We’re back at GCU this year and we have some exciting things planned. From STEM camps to the Arizona Family Learning Zone, this promises to be another unforgettable year! We will service more than 4,000 Title [...]

April 2023

2023-03-31T14:03:23-07:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

Save the dates! Our 2023 New Clothes = New Beginnings is back at Grand Canyon University this July. We start setting up on July 15, the kids will be there July 17-20, and we’ll move everything out on July 21. We’ll have many volunteer shifts available, including three shifts each day that we have students. Volunteer [...]

First Quarter 2023 Update

2023-02-28T14:50:52-07:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: From the Executive Director|

We’re so excited for 2023! Thanks to Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns Charities, Fiesta Bowl Charities, and BHHS Legacy Foundation this is the year we launch our mobile program. Anyone who has attended "New Clothes = New Beginnings" knows that nothing will ever compare to the experience we can give the students at Grand Canyon University, but now [...]

December Update

2022-12-20T14:04:53-07:00December 20th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

What an incredible year 2022 was! It was our 55th year in service and it was the year we were finally able to get back to in-person distributions! Seeing students face-to-face after two years of contingency plans was lifegiving for all of us! We serviced more than 4,700 children at distribution events this year and our [...]

October Update

2022-10-03T12:21:02-07:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

Raise your hand if you can’t believe it’s already October! It honestly feels like we just wrapped up "New Clothes = New Beginnings" yet we’re already months into planning next year’s event. We have some new offerings lined up for the kids and to help offset the costs, we’re excited to announce our Driving the Future [...]

What a week!

2022-08-02T15:01:40-07:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, loyal partners, and hard-working volunteers, thousands of students are ready to kick off the school year with EVERYTHING they need. To take a closer look at the 2022 “New Clothes = New Beginnings” event, go here! Thanks to thousands of people who tuned in and donated, we raised over [...]

July Update

2022-06-30T18:25:30-07:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

As we reach the midpoint of summer vacation, BTSCD is kicking it into high gear preparing to host almost 4,000 students next month at Grand Canyon University. After two years of contingency plans, we’re so excited to be in person!    Did you know the students who attend are selected by their schools or districts months [...]


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