Awards & Achievements


Since November of 2001, WTAP has:

  • Delivered to over 2,000 refugee families.
  • Distributed over $2,500,000 in in-kind donations.
  • Worked with 1300 volunteers each year to deliver programs.
  • Opened mobile clothing closet to serve 10 sites across the Valley.
  • Served hundreds of families through holiday Adopt-a-Family program

Awards & Honors

2014 Ranked in top 5 for AZ Gives Day “Most Donors by a Small Nonprofit”
2013 Featured on PBS Arizona Horizon on December 21, 2013
Awarded the Fiesta Bowl Charitable Grant
Iraq’s Ashnona Women and Children Association honors: Ophelia Bachini
2012 Featured article on AZ Big Media
2011 YWCA Philanthropy Leader
2010 Xavier College Preparatory Alumnae Community Service Award
Arizona Business Journal Women in Business Award
2009 CNN Hero Award: Carolyn Manning
2008 University of Notre Dame Family Exemplar Award
99.9 KEZ Beth McDonald Woman of the Year, August Winner
Powerful Difference Award, Clorox Company
2007 Merci Chocolates National Thank You Day First Prize Winner
KTVK Channel 3 Something Good Spirit Award
2005 Arizona Refugee Champions Award, Department of Economic Security
2004 Paul L. Singer Award for Community Service, Banner Health Systems
2002 Jim Casey Community Service Award, United Parcel Service (UPS)