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Andrea Evans to Compete in "Dancing With The Stars" for National Kidney Foundation of Arizona

Dear Friends,

It has been an incredible privilege throughout our careers to participate in a broad spectrum of community initiatives and nonprofit organizations. As the owners of Evans Communications and Frontdoors Media, there’s nothing we enjoy more than seeing the incredible contribution so many worthy organizations are making in our community.

This year, Andrea has decided to jump into one particular cause with both feet. Literally!

Four weeks from today, Andrea will be participating this year in the “Dancing With The Stars Arizona” competition for the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona. It’s a ballroom dance competition pitting me against a group of incredibly talented and engaged community leaders, all to raise money to combat kidney disease and help those who have been affected by it. We’re writing you today to ask for your support of my efforts.

She’s doing this for a number of reasons. First of all, it’s incredibly fun, and she loves the challenge of learning to ballroom dance. She has had a blast so far with her dance partner Ivan as they have rehearsed and practiced our routine, and she’s looking forward to performing it for an audience on February 22.

Second, like so many people we know, kidney disease has had a personal effect on someone we love. Andrea’s uncle Steve has had three (three!) kidney transplants over the past 30 years, and she’s seen first-hand just how much of a challenge this has created for him, his immediate family and our extended family. He has fought through so much, and the thought of supporting an organization that helps people like him really appealed to Andrea. We’re pleased to say he will be there on February 22 to watch Andrea dance and enjoy the event!

And third, the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona is an organization that is making an incredible impact. Let us give you an example — for every $1,000 donated to the Foundation, they are able to provide a patient and a half with anti-organ-rejection medication, six people with financial assistance while they battle the disease, 370 rides for kidney patients to dialysis treatments, and 500 protein supplements for kidney disease patients. They also provide services such as the new Camp Kidney,

So, will you join Andrea’s team and consider a donation of $100 (one vote), $500, $1,000 or a $5,000 table at the event?

You can make a difference by making a tax deductible donation by:

  1. Donating online at this link.

  2. Downloading the form at this link or mailing a check to: National Kidney Foundation of Arizona with Andrea’s name in the memo line.

You can read Andrea’s column in Frontdoors Magazine on the competition here. Thank you so much! We am so grateful for your friendship and support!


Andrea and Tom Evans

Spring has sprung for Evans Communications and its clients!

Ah, March. Or as we call it in Arizona, heaven. But with this weather comes one minor little side effect — it’s without question the busiest time of the year.

And that certainly holds true for the Evans Communications team and our amazing mix of clients. Here are just a few of the things we’ve been up to over the past few weeks.

• For the second year in a row we helped Valley of the Sun United Way put on “Win UNITED: A Scavenger Hunt for Valley of the Sun United Way.” It’s one of the most unique fundraisers in town and helped generate more than $41,000 for the United Way’s work in our community.

• But that’s not all, because we’re just gearing up to help them with “We Are UNITED,” a fundraising event featuring Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis. We can’t wait to meet this incredible woman and hear her perspective on women’s issues!

• Then there was this — the 2017 Historymakers Gala, which we’ve been working with the Historical League, Inc. on for almost two years. It was a great night honoring some true Arizona legends.

• You may have seen our work on the new Frontdoors Media, including our completely revamped March 2017 issue. We hope you enjoyed it, and if you missed it, take a moment to check it out.

• And on the PR and marketing front, our team just finished a revamp of the web site for SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, including a brand-new video on the project — take a look below:

So we’ve been pretty busy, but that’s how we like it...and that’s when we know we’re serving our clients the best.

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Enjoy the great weather and have a wonderful spring!