Benefiting the lifesaving work of Teen Lifeline
The Alfredo J. Molina Community Lifeline Award is presented to individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the service of others in their lifetime, particularly to youth. The recipient serves as a community role model; provides inspiration to others with their personal and professional integrity, leading through creativity, initiative and excellence.
In 2005, the award was named in honor of the inaugural recipient, Alfredo J. Molina, for his service to Arizona youth and our community. Presented each year at the annual Connections of Hope event, the award highlights someone whose compassionate spirit and willingness to give back has benefited the youth. Previous recipients include:
David Alexander (2018), Erik Olsson (2017), Tom Hatten (2016), Donald Tapia (2015), Jordin Sparks (2014), Larry Fitzgerald Jr.(2013), Jerry Colangelo (2012), Bridget Pettis (2011), John R. Norton III (2009), Linda and Bill Pope (2008), Derrick Hall (2007), Carole and Bob Machiz (2006), Peter Thomas (2005), and Alfredo J. Molina (2004).
October 4, 2019 6pm
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 E Lincoln Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Individual Tickets - $250 each
Sponsorship packages from $3,000 to $100,000
Monarch Events, Inc.
Imagine a world where 60% of our teenagers have thought about suicide, 1 in 6 has made a suicide plan and nearly 1 in 10 has attempted suicide. Imagine a world where our teens are struggling with peer pressure, bullying, substance abuse, physical abuse, gang violence, and then… imagine limiting access to the resources teens need to deal with those stressors. Sadly…that world is a reality for most of our teens today. In 2017, one (1) child died by suicide every 5.5 days in Arizona.
But there is hope! Teen Lifeline is a safe, confidential, and crucial crisis service where teens help teens make healthy decisions together. The biggest thing that separates us from other crisis hotlines is the people who answer the phone. We understand that when a teen wants to talk about their problems, they would prefer to turn to another teen. That is what makes Teen Lifeline both unique and incredibly successful, teens helping teens. Established in 1986 in Arizona, our goal is to answer teens’ calls for help. Now celebrating 30 years in Arizona, Teen Lifeline can proudly say it has served over half a million teens and families.
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