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Don Carlos LogoHonoring Those Who Care

Tempe Community Council is proud to be an organization that works to nurture and steward Tempe’s sense of community. We believe in creating a community where children, seniors, families and individuals care for and about one another. In that spirit, we are honored to present the annual Don Carlos Humanitarian Awards.

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Past Don Carlos Humanitarians

32nd Annual Don Carlos Humanitarian Award Ceremony 

Tues, Sept 29, 2015  

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Raveen Arora
2015 Don  Carlos Humanitarian of the Year.

2015 Don Carlos Event Photos

2015 Don Carlos Event Photos

Other citizens and community leaders being recognized are:

Avnet, Inc.
 – Guiding Light Lifetime Achievement in Philanthropy
Traci Estenson
Spirit of Tempe Karma Volunteer Award
Kathryn White – Young Humanitarian Scholar


To view a video of the full event click here. (courtesy of Ibeh Agbanyim)

2015 Event Sponsors

Thank you to our event sponsors for joining us in honoring the men and women who are changing lives in Tempe.  This year’s event could not be possible without the extraordinary support of our generous sponsors.

(Sponsorship Form PDF)


Charles Trumbull Hayden Title Sponsor
Salt River Project


Visionary Sponsor
Ramsey Social Justice Foundation

Community Sponsors
Billing Tree
BJC Public Relations
ling’s Aerospace
Edward Jones
Gammage & Burnham
Jenny Norton & Bob Ramsey
Keating for Council
Nancy & Dave Puffer
Kati Spencer
Scottsdale Insurance Companies

empe St. Luke’s Hospital
Tempe Officer’s Association
United Phoenix Firefighters Association – Tempe Local 493

Woody Wilson & Carol Lockhart

Founding Sponsors
Flagstaff Extreme
Kawa & Associates Realty

Linda Knutson & Sally Wittlinger
Lauren Kuby
Shereen Lerner & Robert Miller
Dimple & Sandeep Shah
Andrea & Brandon Willey
Fred T. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Humanitarian Sponsors
Louraine Arkfeld
Campus Corner
Barbara Lloyd
Postino Annex
Linda & Charles Redman

In-Kind Sponsors
Alliance Beverage Distributing Company
tlasta Catering
DW Green Company
Optical Narrative
Hensley Beverage Company
Lakeshore Music
My Creative Take Photography
Optical Narrative
Table Tops Etc.