The Phoenix Police Department conducts bi-annual blood drives. Donors are solicited to volunteer to give their blood during this life saving event. The United Blood Services is a non-profit community blood center, providing blood and blood products for local area hospitals throughout the United States. They exist to make a difference in people's lives by bringing together the best people, inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement.
Community Service Fund Drive
In collaboration with the City of Phoenix, the Phoenix Police Department annually assigns approximately 40 representatives to this campaign from the various bureaus and precincts throughout the Department. For approximately two months of each year, each representative organizes fundraising events to increase contributions and maximize employee participation during the Community Service Fund Drive. All money raised during this fundraising campaign is designated to an agency on the Community Service Fund Drive agency list.
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Arizona
In partnership with Special Olympics Arizona, the Phoenix Police Department annually supports the Law Enforcement Torch Run. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics. Approximately 40 representatives from the various bureaus and precincts throughout the Department garner participation and hold fundraising events. Typical fundraising events include Tip-a-Cop and bake sales. The purpose of this fundraising campaign is to increase awareness and generate funds for Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) athletes. All money raised during this fundraising campaign is designated to Special Olympics Arizona. The culminating event is the Law Enforcement Torch Run that involves runners and Special Olympic athletes throughout Arizona and the nation.
Law Enforcement Torch Run Council