Giving Back

At Sprout Strategies, we believe in giving back to the community.

Health Care

Animal Advocacy



Five percent of each project’s net profit is donated to a non-profit, charitable cause. Clients that refer a friend choose the charity that receives a donation based on the services purchased by their friend.

Some of the charities we’ve helped so far are:

Alzheimer’s Association – The Alzheimer’s Association’s goals is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

American Diabetes Association – The American Diabetes Association is the nation’s leading 501(C)3 nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.

American Lung Association – The mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.

American Red Cross – The American Red Cross is the nation’s premier emergency response organization that aids victims of devastating natural disasters. Donation went directly to the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Fund.

American Stroke Association – The American Stroke Association offers a wide array of programs, products and services, from patient education materials to scientific statements for those affected by stroke.

The Arthritis Foundation – The Arthritis Foundation is the largest national nonprofit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.

BADRAP – Bay Area Dog Owners Responsible About Pit bulls (BADRAP) took the worst of Michael Vicks’ dogs from that horrible situation and rehabilitated them! Now that’s something to celebrate.

Banner Health Foundation – Having worked for Banner Health for several years, Josephine is eternally grateful for the opportunities and experience she gained while there. Banner Health offers medical care through hospitals, home care, hospice care, long-term care, nursing registries, surgery centers and rehabilitation centers.

Best Friends Animal Society – Best Friends is a non profit organization based in Kanab, Utah that reaches across the nation, helping humane groups, individual people, and entire communities to set up spay/neuter, shelter, foster, and adoption programs in their own neighborhoods, cities, and states.

Chinese Children Adoption International – From China adoption to charitable support and cultural education, Chinese Children Adoption International is an agency that puts the needs of children first. They offered relief after the Sichuan earthquake in 2008.

Child Crisis Center – The Child Crisis Center is committed to preventing child abuse and neglect. Their emergency shelter and other programs have provided aid and comfort to over 11,600 children.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – CHLA is an international leader in pediatric care. Each year, CHLA treats over 93,000 children who need care that is so complex, it can only be provided by medical experts.

EIM-Honduras Team House – Josephine loves visiting Bobby Bowman Hospital in Sula, Honduras with a group of amazing surgeons. They needed some help building a new house for visiting medical teams. We were delighted to contribute.

The Elephant Sanctuary – The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee, is the nation’s largest natural-habitat refuge developed specifically to meet the needs of endangered elephants.

Farm Sanctuary – Farm Sanctuary works to end cruelty to farm animals and promotes compassionate living through rescue, education and advocacy. Farm Sanctuary members envision a world where the violence that animal agriculture inflicts upon people, animals and the environment has ended, and where instead humans exercise values of compassion.

Help A Dog Smile – Help A Dog Smile is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. HADS volunteers find loving homes for stray dogs and dogs on euthanasia lists at kill shelters throughout the state.

The Humane Society of the United States – The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest and most effective animal protection organization. We help animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics.

The Joe Niekro Foundation – The Joe Niekro Foundation is committed to supporting patients and aiding in the research, treatment and awareness of Brain Aneurysms, AVMs and Hemorrhagic Strokes.

Keck School of Medicine at USC – What would we do if there were no more doctors? The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California trains tomorrow’s leaders in patient care and biomedical research and provides advanced health care to the people of Southern California.

Lauren’s Institute for Education – L.I.F.E. is a client of ours and we like to think of them as our friends as well. They offer therapies to developmentally disabled children and we love them for that!

Lost Our Home – A nonprofit group of real estate professionals who rescue pets left behind due to foreclosures or other financial hardship. This group is busy, busy, busy with all the foreclosures lately. They recently helped save 8 dogs and 15 puppies from one abandoned house!

Mixed Up Mutts and Shepherds Too – Some friends of Josephine needed some help starting a dog rescue! They’ve already saved tons of doggie lives. Mixed Up Mutts and Shepherds Too is one of Arizona’s premier placement agencies for dogs and cats needing new homes, due to no fault of their own.

Nathan S. Arenson Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research – The Nathan S. Arenson Lab at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine hopes find the method of early detection, diagnosis and eventually the ultimate prevention and cure of pancreatic cancer.

Nature Conservancy – The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive.

Open Arms Care Center – Open Arms offers food boxes and clothing to residents in need who live in the Gilbert and Higley areas of Arizona. Phone: 480.539.0175.

Paw Placement – Paw Placement is a non-profit, no-kill organization dedicated to finding committed homes for cats and dogs whose owners can no longer provide quality care due to unforeseen circumstances. Paw Placement’s goal is to “re-home” displaced animals based upon thoughtful consideration of the animals’ best interests.

Save the Chimps – Save the Chips exists to provide a permanent sanctuary for the lifelong care of chimpanzees rescued from research laboratories, entertainment and the pet trade.

Shriner’s Hospital for Children – Shriner’s Hospitals for Children is a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs. Shriner’s provides free (can you believe it!?) orthopedic and burn care to children under 18.

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center – SARRC is a nonprofit, community-based organization in Phoenix, Arizona, dedicated to research, education and resources for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and their families.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund – A crazy friend of Josephine is doing that 60 mile walk in 3 days! We had to support such a noble effort. The Susan G. Komen foundation is dedicated to education and research about causes, treatment, and the search for a cure for breast cancer.

Sydney’s Fund – While this is not an official charity, donations have helped pay the cost of veterinary care for a stray dog named Sydney. She had six puppies at Josephine’s house and thanks to this support Josephine was able to give Sydney and the pups a safe and loving environment to start life.

Trey’s Treasures – Trey is a little boy that lives in Chandler, AZ where Sprout is headquartered. He has a rare disease with no cure. Medical costs are huge and his family needed some help paying for an enzyme replacement therapy.

Virtually Home, Chicago – Virtually Home is dedicated to improving the lives of animals in Chicago through rescue, adoption and education of their human companions. Virtually Home is comprised of a network of dedicated rescuers, volunteers and foster homes.

As Sprout Strategies grows, so does the community.