donor impact report 2016

What does a new start look like? For some, it’s a safe home or food on the table. For others, it’s a healthy child, good job, or financial stability. Families and individuals facing difficult challenges turn to A New Leaf for a new start.

you made it possible

Thank you for making 2016 such an incredible year for A New Leaf. We celebrated 46 years of serving Valley residents through housing, health and community services. With your support, we served 22,047 people last year – a new record! Hearts were healed, families were united, dreams were discovered.

With you on our side, we look forward to providing hope and a fresh start to our clients and to the community in 2017.

2016 highlights

You can take pride knowing that your support of A New Leaf has provided real and positive change in our community. Here are a few highlights from 2016:

  • A New Leaf celebrated serving the Valley for 46 years with compassionate care and life-saving programs.

  • La Mesita’s Capital Campaign raised $11.2 million.

  • A New Leaf’s CEO, Michael Hughes, was selected as one of the Valley’s Most Admired Leaders by the Phoenix Business Journal.

  • Thanks to supporters who gave more than $310,000, Faith House became Faith House Women’s Crisis Shelter and expanded its services.

  • Our new Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program served 2,263 individuals.

  • A New Leaf provided business loans and startup support for low to moderate income individuals through an affiliation with Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO).

  • 3,180 people volunteered 12,925 hours at A New Leaf

  • We served 22,047 people through housing, health, and community services.

  • A New Leaf was certified by The Joint Commission for quality care, health practice, and service.

changing lives, one person at a time

  • Grieving the loss of his son, homeless and without a job, Michael came to A New Leaf looking for hope.


  • Being 13 years old isn’t easy for anyone, but for a teenager struggling with anxiety and depression, it’s even worse.


  • After struggling with fertility and adoption, Mila and her husband opened their hearts and home to foster children.


2016 Outcomes


Financial figures are from fiscal year 2015 - 2016. For the audit statement and 990 form, please visit our site's Financial Figures Page.

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you're the reason

Our donors make it possible for A New Leaf to deliver services to people across the Valley. Each contribution changes lives, one person at a time, to create a ripple effect that spreads through families, neighborhoods, and communities. Each donor helps A New Leaf build a sustainable future so we can continue to fulfill our mission of Helping Families...Changing Lives. Thank you for your support!

how one donor is fulfilling fantasies

committed to diversity

We celebrate our community’s changing diversity and are committed to treating people of all cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives with equality, respect, and compassion.

Client Ethnicity

thank you

At the heart of it all is you. We thank you for your caring spirit and willingness to share your hope to our clients and our community.