Desert Foothills Family YMCA hosted their 4th Annual “Case for a Cause” water drive to support local nonprofit organizations in the Foothills community.


CAREFREE, AZ – On Friday, July 16, 2021 Desert Foothills Family YMCA (“YMCA”) loaded cases of bottled water in their van and ventured over to Foothills Caring Corps (“FCC”). There, they made a generous donation of approximately 75 cases of bottled water to FCC to benefit Neighbors, older adults, and persons with disabling conditions.

The YMCA hosted their 4th Annual “Case for the Cause” water drive during June and July 2021. Community members who generously donated cases of bottled water received a guest pass to the YMCA. In only a few weeks, more than 200 cases of water were dropped off at the YMCA and Desert Hills Presbyterian Church.

“All donated cases of water were distributed to local organizations, including Foothills Caring Corps, Foothills Foodbank and Resource Center, and St. Vincent de Paul,” shared YMCA Executive Director Raye Gall.


Foothills Caring Corps is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Carefree, Arizona. The organization’s mission is “Promoting independence and enhancing the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabling conditions through the Foothills community.” Their vision is: “To improve the lives of Neighbors by addressing socialization, health, wellness, and mobility in order to promote physical, mental, and emotional health and wellbeing.”

Desert Foothills Family YMCA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization serving families in North Scottsdale, Phoenix, Cave Creek, and Carefree. The branch opened in October 2009 through the commitment and dedication of volunteers. The Desert Foothills success can be accredited to a dedicated leadership team that exemplifies the core values of the YMCA. The Desert Foothills Family YMCA is proud to be part of the Valley of the Sun YMCA and the surrounding community.