Business Briefs

Business briefs 5.27.16

The seventh grade class of TEMPLE EMANU-EL’s Kurn Religious School participated in the Association for Fundraising Professionals Youth in Philanthropy program. The students chose to support cancer research and, after issuing a request for proposals, selected the American Cancer Society as their fund recipient. The class raised $1,038, with a $1,000 match from the Southern Arizona AFP chapter bringing the total to $2,038.  A check presentation was held at Temple Emanu-El on Sunday, May 15.

CLINICA AMISTAD, founded by EVAN KLIGMAN, M.D., has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona to build the capacity of the clinic to help women and girls achieve economic self-sufficiency. Clinica Amistad is a free clinic offering integrative health care in South Tucson.

JCC MACCABI SPORTS CAMP has been selected to cohort nine of the UpStart Accelerator, a Jewish community engine dedicated to the success of innovative, early-stage organizations.  For more information, visit