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Our Mission

Our Mission is to level the playing field for high-potential, underserved children in the Valley. We are committed to fostering a community of passionate entrepreneurs and business leaders who are dedicated to empowering children to reach their full potential and have fun while doing it.

We believe in fun, transparency, and the power of a close-knit community to create change for children. 100% of our donations go straight to the cause, we’re building a brighter future for our children in our Valley.

We’re building future leaders and Valley Guardians, one success story at a time.

The Valley Guardians Impact

Valley Guardian Executive Leadership Program

The Valley Guardians Executive Leadership Program is dedicated to transforming the lives of over 60 at-risk students to date! With our multi-year mentoring and up to $5,000 per year scholarship funding for 4 years, we empower students to reach their full potential! We provide personalized mentoring, coaching, and support. Together, we build self-confidence and instill lifelong skills that will positively impact the children in our community.

The Valley Guardians Executive Leadership Program With The Leadership Society Of Arizona

  • Multi-Year Mentorship Program For 60 At-Risk Students
  • $5,000 College Scholarship Fund For First-Generation College Attendees Per Year
  • Created by the Valley Guardians To Build Future Leaders in the Valley

Valley Guardians + Challenge Foundation

The Valley Guardians and Phoenix Challenge Foundation build future leaders in the valley by breaking the cycle of poverty. Together we support scholars entering middle school through their college journey. Each year, Challenge in Phoenix adds a class of six scholars, and today is proud to support 48 scholars in grades 5-12 each year. The Challenge Foundation continues to support our scholars throughout their collegiate careers at universities across the country.

The Valley Guardians And The Challenge Foundation:

  • Multi-Year Personalized Mentoring For Each Student
  • Placement In Top College Prep Schools In The Valley
  • College Assistance

Valley Guardians + Santo Nino Initiatives

The Valley Guardians + Santo Nino Initiatives go above and beyond to offer financial assistance to children in need. We’re dedicated to ensuring the kids in the poorest communities of the valley experience unforgettable holidays and feel a sense of stability and hope.

The Valley Guardians Santo Nino Holiday Initiatives:

  • Delivers Over 20,000 Pounds of Food Per Year
  • Delivers 8,000 Christmas Presents Per Year
  • Delivers 4,800 Back to Back-To-School Backpacks Per Year

Valley Guardians Trade School Program

Our newest initiative will be focused on building future leaders in the Valley to pursue technical and trade careers. We recognize the need in our community to support trade schools and educate youth on the opportunities they offer. We do this by supporting scholars financially as they go through the trade school so that they can focus on learning the trade.

The Valley Guardians Trade School Program offers:

  • Financial scholarship support
  • Mentorship support
  • Career placement support

Valley Guardians & Swappow+

We believe that fun fuels change, and that is why we are proud to partner with the Swappow PLUS Foundation. The Swappow+ Professional Development Course, serving over 20 local foster children, teaches valuable, real-world skills that can be directly applied to their future careers, all through skateboarding!

Valley Guardians & Swappow+

  • Support over 20 local foster youth
  • Teaches real world skills in the trades and business
  • Build future leaders in the valley


If you are interested in donating outside of an event, cheques can be payable to Valley Guardians and sent to 14555 N Scottsdale Rd, STE 200, Scottsdale AZ 85254