Local Charity receives a $20,000 Challenge Grant

Scottsdale, AZ, 2nd December 2022, ZEXPRWIRE, Bridging AZ Furniture Bank is a local nonprofit that provides new beds and gently used and furniture to veterans and families in need.  In the past 20 years Bridging AZ has distributed over 280,000 items to families in need throughout Arizona.  They also operate a mobile woodshop that engages veterans in woodworking; products can be seen at the Scottsdale resale store Got Legs Furniture & Décor. 

This grant will be used to match all donations including Arizona Tax credit donations.

Arizona’s Charitable Tax Credit allows you to determine how a portion of you State income tax in spent.   “It’s your choice – pay taxes or help a homeless Veteran” says Jim Piscopo, Founder of Bridging AZ.  The Charitable Tax Credit is an actual dollar for dollar tax credit off your Arizona tax liability.  Donors can claim up to $400 per tax payer ($800 per couple) in addition to any school or foster care Tax Credit.  Please support Bridging AZ with a donation and help ensure veterans have a comfortable home.   You can donate online or mail a check to: 

Bridging AZ Furniture Bank, 25 N. Extension Road, Mesa, AZ. 85201  

If you would like more information visit: www.BridgingAZ.org

Bridging AZ is a 501(c)(3) who partners with local social service agencies who identify and qualify families in need. Bridging AZ serves as a clearinghouse for donated furniture have distributed over 280,000 items to 60,000+ individuals transitioning from temporary to permanent housing. They work with several agencies who provide “permanent supportive housing” for their clients. Clients who receive services are low income and previously challenged by homelessness, domestic violence, chronic life-threatening disease, substance abuse, joblessness or learning disabilities.

Additional information:
Awards – Bridging Arizona:   

  • Nonprofit of the Year – Sterling Award – Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce 
  • Community Partner – ASID (American Society of Interior Designers)
  • Service Above Self – Scottsdale Rotary
  • Local Hero Award – Bank of America 
  • 12 Who Cares Award –  Channel 12 News 
  • Outstanding Diversity Award – Black Board of Directors 

Media Contacts

Resale store – Got Legs Furniture & Decor:

Address: 8421 E McDonald Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85250

Website: http://www.gotlegs.org

Phone: (480) 375-5454

Email:  [email protected]

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GotLegsFurniture

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCihGJamjKyBldK64UCs1qIg 

Instagram: https://instagram.com/GotLegsFurniture

Published On: December 2, 2022