News & Press

August 2022

Former Teacher Gives Back Outside Classroom with Massive School Supply Donation to Maggie’s Place and Mesa Schools

“People don’t think about how expensive school supplies are, and quite honestly not it’s difficult to get some of them. To be able to send a little peanut off with a backpack that’s loaded with the things they need, and take that burden off of mom, it really helps a lot with our families,” said Laura Magruder with Maggie’s Place.

July 2022

Cosmetic Company Younique Gives Back to Maggie’s Place

We are so grateful to have been selected as the non-profit partner for Younique’s 2022 Convention, held in Phoenix during the last week of July.

Thousands of Younique presenters and staff flooded the Valley and gave back to Maggie’s Place along the way.

Through Younique’s “Strength of Y” program, conference attendees donated essential hygiene and baby items for Maggie’s Place moms, babies and families as well giving generous amounts of financial contributions.

“It’s great to partner with Younique! They’re all about empowering women, and that’s what we are all about,” Laura Magruder, Maggie’s Place CEO.

July 2022

Maggie’s Thrift Featured in Sustainable Jungle’s recent article: 11 Best Thrift Stores in Phoenix: The Valley of Secondhand Scores

Maggie’s Thrift is a must-visit Phoenix thrift store and social enterprise raising money for Maggie’s Place, a non-profit that provides housing and support for pregnant and parenting women and their children.

Goods donated to Maggie’s Place are either used directly by the families they support or sold to raise funds.

The store also provides job training for women.

You’ll find plenty of high-quality clothing, furniture, and household items at affordable prices. And they hold regular sale days that focus on specific items at further reduced prices.

Donations are accepted on weekdays from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Items that are particularly sought after include kitchen items, working electronics, children’s clothing, and men’s clothing.

July 2021

Pritchard Companies EV Brings Purpose-Built City Tour to Phoenix – Maggie’s Place Selected as Event Beneficiary

Maggie’s Place was selected as the charity of choice partner for the 2021 Phoenix stop of the Pritchard Companies’ EV Purpose-Built City Tour. “We are thrilled for Maggie’s Place to be the official Phoenix Stop for the Purpose-Built City Tour, said Maggie’s Place CEO, Laura Magruder. “It’s organizations like Pritchard Companies, who go above and beyond to find opportunities to serve others wherever they are that embody the core values of Maggie’s Place – Love, Community, Hospitality and Excellence”. 

June 2021

Thunderbirds Charities Invests $40,000 in Maggie’s Place Family Success Center; Continues to Partner in Service to Homeless Pregnant Women 

Maggie’s Place was recently awarded $40,000 from Thunderbirds
Charities to directly support the work of the Maggie’s Place Family Success Center at 30th St and Indian School. The Family Success Center opened its doors in 2014 and is committed to providing vital support services, resources and engagement opportunities for all Maggie’s Place moms. It not only welcomes moms who are currently living in Maggie’s Place homes, but also invites the entire network of more than 1,000 alumni moms to stay connected through on site family coaching, resource support, social events and community.

June 2021

Maggie’s Place Receives $439,000 Grant From The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Grant will Build Capacity and Support Current Programming 

Maggie’s Place – a nonprofit dedicated to supporting homeless pregnant women and their children – has received a $439,000, multi-year grant from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The organization provides safe and secure housing, developmental and educational programming, parent and child enrichment courses and ongoing services to help women achieve self-sufficiency for themselves and their families. The grant will allow Maggie’s Place to further expand its reach through capacity building and support for current programs.