​VALLEYLIFE hosts several special events each year in an effort to promote community awareness and raise funds for our programs and services. 

If you are interested in sponsoring an event, learning more about a particular event, or designating VALLEYLIFE as the beneficiary of an event that you are organizing, please contact Margaret Stephens-Reed at 602-371-0806 x107, or via email at mreed@valleylifeaz.org.


The VALLEYLIFE Annual Gala - A Legacy of Love

Join us on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at the Sheraton Crescent Hotel for our annual Legacy of Love Gala Event.  This year's Keynote Speaker will be Beverly McIver.  Beverly is a reknowned artist and was recently featured in the HBO Documentary, "Raising Renee".

The event will be emceed by Steve Irvin, Emmy-winning Anchor at ABC15 News, and will feature a performance by the VALLEYLIFE Glee Club and Dance Troupe.

Sponsorships and individual tickets are on sale now!  Just click on the "Buy Tickets" button below.  If you have questions about this event, please contact Margaret Stephens-Reed, Director of Fund Development, at (602) 331-2414.  We look forward to seeing you there!


Thank you for attending the VALLEYLIFE 23rd Annual Golf Tournament!

VALLEYLIFE was pleased to present our 2014 annual golf tournament once again at Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler Arizona, a Troon Property, on Friday, March 7th. Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors and attendees for your support of our Members.

Our 2015 golf tournament details are coming soon.  Stay tuned!



Bernice Kussell Donor Society Events

The Bernice Kussell Society hosts several fabulous events each year, from casual events such as cooking demonstrations and tequila tastings, to more formal events that include cocktail parties, high-teas and holiday soirees. Additionally, the Bernice Kussell Society hosts events geared toward increasing understanding of disabilities. These events include film screenings followed by an in-depth group discussion with the writers/directors and readings with author-led discussions.

We are looking forward to several events this upcoming holiday season. To learn more about upcoming events, including our annual Holiday Party at the SubZero/Wolf Showroom in Scottsdale, or to be added to the invitation list for society events, please contact Margaret Stephens-Reed at (602) 371-0806 x107 or via email at mreed@valleylifeaz.org.

To learn more about Bernice Kussell Society membership, contact Margaret Stephens-Reed.


Erika Y. Schafer Art Program

Come visit the Erika Y. Schafer Art Gallery and see works of art from our Members, our Staff, and our community. Our next exhibit will be announced soon!

Each exhibit is opened with a reception that includes light refreshments, a brief presentation by featured artists, and tours of the gallery. Tours of the facility and an overview of our agency are also offered to those interested in learning more about VALLEYLIFE.

Many of the pieces on display, as well as prints, postcards and crafts are often available for purchase along with other VALLEYLIFE items. All proceeds from sales made at these events will be used to further the VALLEYLIFE Art Program. Please feel free to call Margaret Stephens-Reed at (602) 371-0806 x107 or email to mreed@valleylifeaz.org  with any questions about upcoming gallery events, or to have your work considered for an upcoming show.

The Erika Y. Schafer Art Gallery is located at our main campus at 1142 West Hatcher Road, Phoenix 85021, and is open from 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday. Weekend and evening viewings are available by appointment. To schedule a private viewing, please contact Margaret Stephens-Reed.


Appreciation Events

Friends of VALLEYLIFE is an annual event in June, in appreciation of our friends, volunteers, and donors who work hard throughout the year providing essential support to our agency. Attendance at this breakfast event is by invitation only. Attendees are treated to a special presentation by VALLEYLIFE staff, Members, family, and friends.

We cannot thank you enough for your investment in our Members' lives!