Join the Movement #givingtuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to encourage philanthropy and champion generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28th,

Eastmark Cares Jingle Jog

It’s time to break out your kicks and coziest holiday gear because the Eastmark Jingle Jog is just around the corner. We’ll meet at The Eastmark Great Park the morning of Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. for the annual festive fun run and walk to benefit Mesa’s House of Refuge. Register today

HELLO from the House 10.18

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King I have asked this question of the community before, “What are you doing for others?” Well let me tell you … you are changing lives. Many families come to House of Refuge with little

HELLO from the House 9.18

“Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself, something that encompasses you but is not defined by your existence alone.”          -Senator John McCain “Because of Senator McCain’s support at the closure of the Williams Air Force Base,


from THE DESK OF OUR Executive Director “Just like the lotus we too have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and radiate into the world.” ~Unknown   The lotus flower is the House of Refuge logo for a reason. The families that enter House of Refuge are emerging from one

Welcome Ed Knight, Chief Operating Officer

House of Refuge Expands Executive Team, Appoints Ed Knight Chief Operating Officer Mesa, Arizona July 25, 2018-House of Refuge is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Knight, J.D., to the role of Chief Operating Officer.  With extensive management and non-profit experience, Knight brings

from THE DESK OF OUR Executive Director 06.2018

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived, and lived well.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson may say that “the purpose of life is not to be happy,” but, I challenge him by saying