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Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine Council Unveils Renee LaBelle Parsons Cabin

The Bob & Renee Parsons Leadership Center for Girls and Women at Camp South Mountain unveiled its Renee LaBelle Parsons Cabin in time for camp this summer.

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Grants $120,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs

Youth scholarship recipients of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix and Greater Scottsdale will benefit from a $120,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation.

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An Interview with PXG’s Renee Parsons

In celebration of Women's Golf Month, My Golf Spy interviewed PXG's Renee Parsons to learn more about how she found her way to the sport and how what she does impacts golfers and the equipment side of the game.

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Bob and Renee Parsons Named one of Top 50 Philanthropists in 2019

Town & Country Magazine recognized Bob and Renee Parsons as one of its top 50 philanthropists of 2019.

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Renee Parsons Honored as One of PHOENIX magazine’s Great 48

PHOENIX magazine selected Renee Parsons as one of the 48 most influential people living in the Valley today.

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Bob & Renee Parsons Inducted into Scottsdale Hall of Fame

Bob and Renee Parsons were honored at the 26th annual Scottsdale History Hall of Fame for making a significant impact on the greater Scottsdale area. Fellow inductees included: Former chair of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce Ken Harder, president of the Cactus League Jeff Meyer, former Scottsdale Unified School District board member Jim Wellington and The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and restaurant of 61 years, Sugar Bowl.

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The 100 Club of Arizona Receives $3.6 Million Grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

In a press conference held at the Arizona State Capitol, Governor Doug Ducey announced a multimillion-dollar grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The gift will help further the organization’s mission of supporting first responders and their families who have experienced trauma and loss in the line of duty.

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Gives $300,000 to Junior Achievement of Arizona

A $300,000 grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to Junior Achievement of Arizona will go toward expanding the in-class curriculum and JA BizTown programming in low-income public schools. Renee Parsons participated in, and benefitted from, JA programs as a student in Michigan. She received similar financial literacy, work-readiness and entrepreneurship training as the youth benefitting from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation support today.

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Renee Parsons Honored With Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award At Celebrity Fight Night 2019

Recently, stars and athletes from around the country gathered in Phoenix to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night and those recognized by the annual Humanitarian Awards. This year’s honors were presented to Quincy Jones, Dr. Abraham Lieberman, Michael Crow and Renee Parsons.

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Renee Parsons honored at Celebrity Fight Night XXV

During Celebrity Fight Night 2019, Lonnie Ali presented Renee Parsons with the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award.

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Bob & Renee Parsons Pledge $1 Million Donation at Wish Ball

Bob & Renee Parsons made a Fund-A-Wish donation of $1 million at Make-A-Wish Arizona's 2019 Wish Ball.

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Child Crisis Arizona Expands Mesa Head Start Services With Help From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Some of the East Valley’s youngest and most vulnerable students will now have an even better shot at academic success, thanks to $200,000 grant given to Child Crisis Arizona by The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation.

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Semper Fi Fund and The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Announce 7th Annual Double Down for Veterans $10 MILLION Matching Challenge

For the seventh consecutive year, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation announced they will match all donations – up to a total of $10 million – to Semper Fi Fund through the Double Down for Veterans campaign. The challenge was issued in a video address during Bob Parsons' annual Marine Corps birthday tribute. If the full $10 million match is met, it will bring the Foundation's cumulative giving to more than $51 million since 2012.

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The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Announces Largest Scholarship To Date

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix awarded Yareli Guadalupe Martinez Medina with the Renee LaBelle Parsons Girls Leadership Award and scholarship at its “Fueling our Future” Community Breakfast. The award honors girls who have exhibited collaboration, assertiveness and empathy by providing them with a new laptop and four years of scholarship funding for up to $20,000 a year.

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Boys & Girls Clubs Of Metro Phoenix Announces Renee LaBelle Parsons Girls Leadership Award

During a recent event with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Renee Parsons introduced the new Renee LaBelle Parsons Girls Leadership Award and announced the 2018 winner via video address. The award honors girls who have exhibited three key leadership qualities – collaboration, assertiveness and empathy – and provides the recipient with a new laptop and four years of scholarship funding up to $20,000 a year.

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Renee Parsons Honored at 2018 Wish Ball

Renee Parsons was recognized at the 2018 Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball for her contributions to the organization and her six-year tenure as a board member.

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A congratulatory message to the Girls Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council for completing its long-term, $18 million capital campaign.

With the campaign complete, the organization will be able to concentrate efforts on its true mission of fostering honesty, courage, friendship and inclusion, while teaching important skills and serving girls in our community.

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Make-A-Wish Arizona Wish Ball Raises $3 Million Toward Future Arizona Wishes

Three hundred future wishes will be granted to local children facing serious medical conditions thanks to the 2018 Make-A-Wish Gala. This year’s theme, “A Wish Come True,” was appropriate given the strides that were made to allow for many children to receive a wish. This year’s success was made possible in large part thanks to the continued support from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation.

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Girl Power

As featured in Az Business Angels Faces of Giving 2018.

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CEO Series

AZ Business spotlights Renee Parsons and her motivation behind her philanthropy.

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Bob & Renee Parsons Host What May Be Golf’s Most Over-the-Top Member-Guest Tournament

Welcome to the Wild West Invitational at the posh and private, yet completely unpretentious, Scottsdale National.

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Az Business and AZRE magazines Most Influential Women In Arizona for 2017

Parsons has helped shepherd The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation through more than $120 million of giving in the past five years.

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Congratulations 2017 Transformational Leaders of the Year

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry honored Bob and Renee Parsons as our 2017 Transformational Leaders of the Year. Their selection for this award was one of the easiest choices we’ve ever made.” – Glenn Hamer and Lisa Graham Keegan, aforaz.org

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Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council receives $1.6 million matching gift from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

Grant will help Council Raise Funds to Complete the $18 Million Campaign for Girls in Arizona (press release)

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Chronicle of Philanthropy sat down with Renee to discuss the beginning and mission of The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

How the couple is providing hope and game changing funds to deserving organizations

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