CONTRIBUTE

Financial support is extremely important to Arouet as we rely on donations to provide a wide variety of free support programs and services in the community, which are greatly needed and valued by women who are low income and previously incarcerated, as well as, their families.

We depend on the added support of our friends and contacts in the business community for support.  We are offering a great opportunity for you to align yourself with a very worthwhile cause.

We cordially invite you to contribute by:

  • Offering a corporate donation
  • Making an individual charitable contribution
  • Donating products or services (i.e. hygiene kits, transportation vouchers, legal aide, hairstyling and beauty, gift cards, etc.)
  • Donating an auction or raffle item
  • Volunteering to support Arouet
  • Becoming a Fair Chance Employer and partnering with Arouet

With your generous support, Arouet will continue to fund comprehensive programs and services that make a difference in the lives of at-risk women and their families.

Arouet is an innovative and growing network of community-based support services.  Arouet provides support, education, job skills and health services, at no charge. Programs and operations are made possible through the generosity of donors, like you.  For further information, please contact Arouet Foundation, directly at: info@arouetfoundation.org

DONATE

If you would like to mail a check please send to:

Arouet Foundation
4636 E. University Dr., Ste. 210
Phoenix, AZ  85034

VOLUNTEER

Creating a Better Society

It’s no secret that mass incarceration has reached staggering numbers in the United States. Today, there are over 2.3 million prisoners costing taxpayers more than $50 billion annually and without the support of rehabilitation services, that number only continues to grow as more and more people return to prison. Our goal at Arouet is to see release as an opportunity to give our communities well adjusted, self-sufficient, financially stable, productive members of society. Through the help of our community partners, we are able to ensure each woman that graduates from our program is equipped with everything she needs to be successful and lead a fulfilling and meaningful life after prison. These partners help in various ways:

Volunteering

All of our workshops are Community Leader led. We are always looking for volunteers happy to help facilitate or even lead workshops ranging from mock interviews and resume building to medical and computer coding. If you have a vast wealth of knowledge just waiting to be shared, come share it with us! Some of our workshops include topics such as:

Wellness and Healthy Living
Building & Projecting Self-Confidence
Building Healthy Relationships
Resume Writing
Interviewing Skills
Mock Interviews/ Resume Critiques (many volunteers needed)
Managing the Cycle of Change
Reunification

Please contact Brandy Smith at bsmith@arouetfoundation.org or (480) 771-6895 for more information.

Become an employment partner

Do you recruit for a company in search of talented women ready to change the workplace? We are always looking for new corporate partners to increase our job placement options. By utilizing our talent pool, you will receive emotionally secure top talent, ready to go the mile for your company.

Contact our Career Center Manager, Tami Martinez at: tmartinez@arouetfoundation.org or (480) 771-6748

Sponsoring an event

Throughout the year we put on numerous events ranging from a charity
golf tournament to an art show exhibiting the talented work of the women we serve. If you are interested in sponsoring or attending an event please let us know.

Contributing monetary donations

With the Arizona tax credit, you can support the work we do and receive a dollar for dollar tax credit on your income taxes. With your monetary donation, we can continue to expand our efforts to serve greater prison populations throughout the United States.

Contact Alison Rapping at: arapping@arouetfoundation.org or (602) 525-8682 for more information.

Shopping on Amazon supports a worthy cause

Every time you shop on Amazon Smile $0.05 gets donated to Arouet and those nickels and dimes add up quickly! Please consider donating your spare change to Arouet using this link:

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-3456191

Donating a vehicle

Don’t let your unused boat, RV, or motorcycle clutter your driveway. Instead, consider donating your unused vehicle to Arouet. We make donating easy with scheduled pick up and hassle-free tax credit.

Call today at 855-500-RIDE or complete the donation form at: https://careasy.org/details?4504

Spreading the word

An ever- important aspect to our work is changing the hearts and minds of the community we serve. Come meet our women, listen to their stories, and help us change the stigma surrounding these tremendous women.

Part of Arouet’s success is based on the support of effective community members volunteering to support our programs.

If you are interested in volunteering or have any questions about our programs please contact us at:  INFO@AROUETFOUNDATION.ORG

YOUR DONATION EMPOWERS WOMEN

Women have graduated the TOPS program since 2004

Recidivism rate for TOPS graduates compared to Arizona State Department of Corrections rate of 19.3%* (for new felony convictions according to their “Five-Year Strategic Plan: FY 2017 to FY 2021”)

The growing total of hours that have been donated by volunteers to work with women in Arouet programs

Women have been awarded scholarships through the TENS program, managed by Arouet

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