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2017 Best-Day-Ever Days in Review

By |January 1st, 2018|

Thanks to all of the Bears who supported the 2017 Polar Bear Plunge and/or the inaugural Pre-Plunge Party, we exceeded our fundraising goal of $10,000. Thank you, Bears!  Because of that generosity, we were able to create LOTS of Best-Day-Ever Days for some very deserving people. Here's a quick review of some of our 2017 highlights. An Accessible Swing for TCH   Our [...]

It’s time for the coolest fundraising event of 2018!

By |December 12th, 2017|

The 7th Annual Polar Bear Plunge returns on Saturday, January 13 and we’ll be jumping at 9 a.m.! Brave Polar Bears will plunge into the cool pool while Teddy Bears stay dry and cheer on! The entry fee is $20 for either Bear and includes a cool long-sleeve t-shirt, hot beverages, yummy snacks [...]

Arizona Gives Day!

By |April 3rd, 2017|

Team Asa is so excited to participate once again in Arizona Gives Day!  Arizona Gives Day is a 24-hour online giving experience that brings Arizonans together around their favorite causes.  Arizona nonprofits provide $22.4 billion annually to our state economy. They also provide financial assistance, helping hands, support, and life-changing moments to deserving individuals and [...]

2017 Polar Bear Plunge a FREEZING Success!

By |February 3rd, 2017|

We had such an amazing time at our 7th Annual Polar Bear Plunge!  The Polar Bear Plunge is Team Asa's annual fundraiser and helps provide best-day-ever-days throughout the year.    More than 75 polar bears jumped into the freezing cold pool this year! And for an extra-freezing time, the pool water had yet to be heated [...]

2017 Polar Bear Plunge

By |January 18th, 2017|

Are you ready for the coldest and most heart-warming event ever?  The 6th Annual Polar Bear Plunge will be Saturday, January 21 and we'll be jumping at 9 a.m.!  Brave Polar Bears will plunge into the cool pool while Teddy Bears stay dry and cheer on! The entry fee is $20 for either Bear and includes [...]

An iPad for CeCe

By |January 6th, 2017|

Meet CeCe. She is grinning eat-to-ear because she received her very own iPad!   Earlier this year, Team Asa found out that CeCe needed a better way to communicate with others while she was at school. She needed an iPad to help develop skills and interact with her teachers and peers. Because of the overwhelming [...]

Spending Christmas Under the Sea

By |December 23rd, 2016|

  Thanks to the help of our bears, Team Asa was able to celebrate the holidays spreading a little joy!  Through our wonderful friends at the Centers for Habilitation we had the opportunity to meet Eugene, Joe, John, Larry & Randy and spend a wonderful Saturday together.  The Centers for Habilitation is an awesome organization that [...]

Calling All Bears: We need your help creating Best-Day-Ever days. Join us Saturday.

By |January 5th, 2016|

Team Asa is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 that provides financial support to people    with disabilities, enabling them to join clubs, teams and organizations that foster a sense of self, team and of extended family. Please email application to AzTeamAsa@gmail.com   or  Mail to Team Asa c/o Denise Rentschler 1502 E. Northshore Dr. Tempe, AZ 85283 [...]

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Thanks to donated bike, blind student can race

By |December 16th, 2015|

For 9-year-old Joaquin Valencia, life is about facing more challenges than your average kid. He was diagnosed with retinoblastoma at 11 1⁄2 months old and became completely blind at 6 months old.

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Neurofibromatosis Walk — Sunday, October 12, 2014

By |October 12th, 2014|

The Children’s Tumor Foundation is a cause that is close to our hearts here at Team Asa. Despite the challenges Asa faced from Neurofibromatosis, he lived and loved like a champion. In memory of Asa, our organization participated in the Inaugural NF Walk on October 12, 2014 at Steele Indian School Park. We had a dozen [...]