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Everyday Heroes In Phoenix Come Together At Yelp Helps



Yelp’s everyday heroes who were eager to learn about volunteer
opportunities, gathered at the ASU Art Museum on October 23rd
for an evening of philanthropy, food and fun! Currently in its third
consecutive year, Yelp Helps is a party centered around philanthropy and lets
Valley non-profits educate the local community on their mission and ways yelpers
can give back through volunteerism. This year, we connected yelpers with over
26 non-profits, making this one super night!

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Throughout the night, yelpers mixed and mingled with 26
non-profits against the backdrop of the ASU Art Museum in Tempe, AZ. Yelpers
were greeted by lively music from a local band and recipient of Ear Candy
charities and received a bingo card and Yelp tote after they checked in. Once
inside, several non-profits greeted yelpers in the museum’s courtyard and the
night only continued from there!

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During the evening, Simon Crown crooned the crowd while yelpers
chatted with the American Cancer Society, Arizona Consortium for the Arts,
Arizona Humane Society, ASU Lodestar Center, ASU Art Museum, Arizona Coalition
to End Homelessness
, Beer for Brains Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central
Arizona,
Children's Museum of Phoenix, City of Hope, Ear Candy Charity, Future
For Kids
, Gen United, Keep Phoenix Beautiful, Local First, Leukemia and
Lymphoma Society
, March of Dimes, Panacea Animal Wellness Sanctuary, Phoenix
Art Museum
, Pueblo Grande Museum and Archeological Park, Relay For Life,
Salvation Army, The Children's Heart Foundation, Tovrea Carraro Society and
Welcome to America. In between conversations with the NPOs, they stopped by the
Social Chimp Photobooth and got their super hero face painted by Candy Face
Paint
!

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Yelp events aren't complete without food and drinks and
luckily Yelp Helps had plenty of both! Hungry from all the chatting, yelpers
enjoyed music from DJ HartBreaks while they munched on fish tacos from Rubios,
pizza from NYPD, fruity ice from Rita's, PopChips, KIND bars, pasta from
Wildflower and burgers from Lucky
Break
! All the food and conversation with non-profits made yelpers thirsty, so
they quenched their thirst with pumpkin margaritas from Cruz, Chambord
lemonades, beer from Old World Brewery and lemonade from Wildflower.

 
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Yelpers left with new non-profit friends and a new awareness
for all the good NPOs are doing in the Valley. Those who completed the bingo
card with signatures from at least 10 non-profits, entered a raffle for prizes
including gift cards from Gelato Spot, tickets to Cupcake Love-In and gift
cards to the ASU Art Museum store. Non-profits left with lists full of new volunteers
and everyone left with a heart full from an evening with a great cause. Take a
look at the pictures and reviews from the evening!

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 A special thank
you goes out to ASU Art Museum for hosting Yelp Helps, Classic Party Rentals, Simon Crown, Ear Candy
Charity’s musicians, DJ Hart Break Jacqueline Hanna Photography and all the
participating food, drink and entertainment sponsors! Take a look at the reviews and pictures!

Until next time!

 

Lindsey F

Yelp Phoenix Community Manager

Lindsey

 

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