preferred partners

They make fun happen.

Preferred Partners

For nearly 35 years, the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation has been funding social, athletic and educational activities for children in foster care. In our history, if the request is within our guidelines, we say yes.

Our preferred partners have played an important role in making fun happen for children in foster care, by providing fun activities that are funded by AFFCF awards. When searching for activities for your child, please consider one of our preferred partners. They  offer special discounts on a variety of items and services for children in foster care!


Swim Schools
12825 N Tatum Blvd, Ste A2
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Locations: 2 (Paradise Valley and Scottsdale)

Contact: Elizabeth Burnham
Tel: 480.499.5419

$89.10/month for one class per week (10% discount)

Dance & Cheer

2155 W Gila Butte Dr
Queen Creek, AZ 85140

Contact: Jenna & Trey Colburn
Tel: 480.939.9163

Waive $35 registration fee for children in foster care.

Regular fees

$60/month for one class per week
$100/month for two classes per week


2161 E Pecos Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85295

Locations: 2

Contact: Wendy Mullen
Tel: 480.404.6191

$25 annual insurance fee
$71.10/month for one lesson per week for children in foster care (10% discount off monthly fee)

I am Beautifully made
1701 N 211 Dr
Buckeye, AZ 85396

Locations: 1

Contact: Camille Bineyard
Tel: 602.899.9526

10% discount on all classes and events.

of Music

12211 W Bell Rd, Ste 100
Surprise, AZ 85378

Locations: 1

Contact: Shawna Morby
Tel: 520.721.9477

Discounted rate of $100/month (plus free method book in the first month) for children in foster care.

t.r.a.c. camp

2950 W Ray Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224

Contact: Kathy Lehnerz, Director
Tel: 602.748.7557

Discounted fee of $400


1020 E Ray Rd, Ste 7
Chandler, AZ 85295

Locations: 1

Contact: Ann Bode
Tel: 602.813.7827

Waive registration fee ($35 – $55)

$48/month for one class per week
$89.60/month for two classes per week

Swim School

Locations: 3

Contact: Kathy Hubbard
Tel: 602.971.4044

Group Lessons: $60 per month
Semi-Private Lessons: $92 per month

in Phoenix

Locations: 10

Contact: Kathy Rowe
Tel: 602.670.6506

10% off tuition, use code AFFCF2018 when registering online. Classes last 12 weeks and fees range from $170 to $210 for one child.

5633 E Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85712

Locations: 1

Contact: Jill or Megan Maltos
Tel: 520.721.9477

Waive registration fee ($25 individual/$40 family)

$52.20/month for one class per week
$100.80/month for two classes per week

Kids Club Programs

14414 N El Mirage Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335

Locations: 2

Contact: Annie Ansell
Tel: 623.271.4752

Waive $20 registration fee for children in foster care at both El Mirage and Surprise locations.

$25/month for programs

9040 E Jomax Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85262

Locations: 1

Contact: Karen Gray
Tel: 720.985.7535

$125/month for equine-assisted learning and coaching sessions (Regular rate of $240/month)

Driving School

13771 N Fountain Hills Blvd #114-349
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

Locations: 3

Contact: Joe Zahara
Tel: 480.495.2906

Discounted rate of $412 for the gold package.


USA Martial Arts

Locations: 8

Contact: Robin DePalma
Tel: 480.855.0799


$107.20 for beginner program (20% discount)

One full 8-month scholarship is available for each of their 8 locations.

Greater Phoenix

20235 N Cave Creek Rd #104-241
Phoenix, AZ 85024

Contact: Arin Finger
Tel: 480.235.9184

Number of locations: 12

$109 registration ($20 off regular rate of $129)

Martial Arts

6740 W Deer Valley Rd, Ste D106
Glendale, AZ 85310

Locations: 1

Contact: Ann Keene
Tel: 623.561.5425

$99/month for basic program (regular fee of $135/month)

5814 W Peoria Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302

Locations: 1

Contact: Janene Minton
Tel: 623.792.5738

Waive $30 annual registration fee

20% discount off regular tuition rates:
$48/month (regularly $60/month)
$60/month (regularly $75/month)
$88/month (regularly $110/month)

Football & Cheer

Locations: 1

Contact: Tara Barney
Tel: 480.234.1191


Football – $375 ($25 off regular registration of $400)
Cheer – $300 ($25 off regular registration of $325)

Martial Arts
8172 E State Route 69
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

Locations: 1

Contact: Ann Keene
Tel: 623.561.5425

$63.75/month for basic program (regular fee of $85/month)

Martial Arts, Inc.

Locations: 10

Contact: Michelle Lee
Tel: 480.831.1111

  • $90 to $112.50/month, depending on location (10% discount, regular rates $100 – $125/month)
  • Free Uniform ($45 value)
East Valley

2658 E Virgo Pl
Chandler, AZ 85249

Contact: Grant Gunkel
Tel: 480.231.8006

Number of locations: 16

$20 off each registration

Discounted registration fees:
Lacrosse – $145
Basketball – $179
Flag football – $145
Soccer – $145
Baseball – $139

(Desert Kids Fitness)

Locations: We hold classes at over 30 schools and day care centers in the metro Phoenix area

Contact: Scott Karlin
Tel: 623.738.5867

$40.80/month (15% discount) for one class/week

- Mesa West

2458 W Keating Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202

Locations: 1

Contact: Scott Goodenough
Tel: 480.648.3413

Discounted rate of $89 per youth (Normal rates start at $139)


Succeed, LLC

1921 S Alma School Rd #303
Mesa, AZ 85210

Locations: All work done in the community or in our corporate office in Mesa, AZ

Contact: Sonya Beck
Tel: 480.818.8797

Discounted rate of $40/hour per student (regular rate is $60/hour per student)


8190 W Union Hills Rd #120
Glendale, AZ 85308

Locations: 1

Contact: Renee Larsen
Tel: 623.537.3611

Discounted hourly rate of $46/hour (regularly $52/hour)


Locations: Mobile tutoring

Contact: Tina Kanelos Jones
Tel: 480.428.8302

Discounted rate of $50/hour (regular rates: $70 – $80/hour, depending on grade level)


Locations: In-home tutoring available in Phoenix & Tucson metro areas

Contact: Cindy Martell
Tel: 602.788.8867

$50 off any package; contact for hourly rates