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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

2013 brings changes to A Stepping Stone.  In this post, I’d like to say goodbye to Lead Teacher Fran Smith and Assistant Teacher, Veronica Dozal. To the LEFT: Saying Goodbye. Two of our best move on to new things.  Pictured … Continue Reading

Get To Know A Stepping Stone

“Our generation does not want its epitaph to read, ‘We kept charity overhead low.’ We want it to read that we changed the world.” Dan Pallotta (see Ted Talk)   I was lucky enough to hear Dan Pallotta speak in … Continue Reading

Thanks to IDA-City of Phoenix!

Director’s Fund Phoenix IDA-City of Phoenix Agency award check presentation,  Feb 20th.  Left to Right, Sal Rivera of Rivera and Rivera Law Practice; Bianca Ortega, former Stepping Stone preschooler; Cindy Gattorna, Stepping Stone Executive Director; and IDA-City of Phoenix Executive Director, Juan … Continue Reading

Secret Millionaire Update

We very much hope you all were able to catch Sunday’s Secret Millionaire episode (8/11/13). Mr. Jay, of course, made good on his word and donated $50,000 to A Stepping Stone Foundation a few short weeks after taping the episode … Continue Reading

Secret Millionaire, we are so grateful!

August 8, 2013                                                Local non-profit gets in on the “Secret” A Stepping Stone Foundation featured on Aug. 11 episode of ABC’s Secret Millionaire   PHOENIX, ARIZ. – When A Stepping Stone Foundation Executive Director Cynthia Gattorna received a mysterious e-mail … Continue Reading

Secret Millionaire: The Day After

We very much hope you all were able to catch Sunday’s Secret Millionaire episode (8/11/13).  Mr. Jay, of course, made good on his word and donated $50,000 to A Stepping Stone Foundation a few short weeks after taping the episode … Continue Reading