STARS was honored and privileged to be recognized for its work along with the Civitan Foundation at the 2024 East Valley Prayer Breakfast held on April 16, 2024. Hosted by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, our President and CEO, David Henderson, and our CIE participant, Erik G. were able to share their experiences with the attendees and communicate a message of dignity, hope and opportunity.  

Thank you to all of our invited guests: Jennifer Settles, Marcia Chiariello from U-Haul, KC McLane from Canteen, Jayme Ambrose of Adobe Health and Wellness and our Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) Rock Stars Erik G. and Jackson S. Thank you as well to our STARS employees Tom Kowalczyk, Kris Chilvers, Jess Gestrin, Chad Oldenburg, and Baylee Lane and to our long-time and visionary leader David Henderson.

A special thank you to Blessing McAnlis-Vasquez and to the entire Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community for assembling a truly wonderful event. And congratulations to our sister organization Civitan Foundation.

This Just In: STARS is delighted to announce that it is the recipient of proceeds in the amount of $7,500.

The East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast, hosted annually by various municipalities in the East Valley, was honored to be hosted by SRPMIC for 2024.  We’ve cultivated a dynamic and enduring relationship with SRPMIC, mutually supporting each other throughout the years.  Their unwavering support has been instrumental in enabling us to pursue our mission and serve our participants in the most impactful way possible.