UOPX alumni rise up to support their communities during coronavirus pandemic

 

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People are struggling as a result of COVID-19 and, in most states, small businesses have been hit the hardest. It is now more important than ever that we support one another through the pandemic.

Across the country, University of Phoenix graduates are rising up to support their communities and fellow Phoenixes during the coronavirus pandemic. Below is a partial list of small businesses owned and operated by alumni, along with special promotions and ways they are giving back. If you’re an alumnus, let us know how you are giving back by emailing content@phoenix.edu.

ARIZONA
Edward Jones
Financial Advisor/Investing/College Savings/Retirement Planning/Insurance
10 percent Discount for Alumni
Avondale/Goodyear, Arizona area

Heritage Financial Strategies
Financial Planning, Divorce Planning, Investment Management
FREE ASK Shanna virtual meetings and Second Saturday Divorce support meetings
Phoenix, Tucson, Arizona area

I’m Organized…Are You?, LLC
Consulting/Professional Services
Special pricing in the wake of COVID-19: $35/hour home organizing, $45/hour office organizing/business consulting
Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona

Raising Happiness Child Therapy
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Offering virtual telehealth video conference counseling sessions
Chandler, Arizona


CALIFORNIA
Business Coldwell Banker Coastal Alliance
Business Real Estate Sales
Providing 10 percent of net sales commission to COVID-19 assistance locally
Long Beach, California

Gold River Distillery
Micro-distillery
Making hand sanitizer during the pandemic
Rancho Cordova, California
 
Pacific Advisors
Financial Planning
Complimentary consultation
Corona, California

TechGrunt
IT Service Provider
Free 30-minute consultation on a review of tools available for remote work
Inglewood, California

Telesis Financial, Tax and Insurance
Financial Planning, Tax Planning , Insurance Planning
Complimentary Budget Analysis and 10 Minute Financial Plan
San Diego, California

The Catering Academy
Restaurant Consulting
Free 30-minute session to discuss options to keep revenue coming in and use off premises to support businesses through COVID-19
San Jose, California

World Financial Group 
Financial Services
Free Financial Reviews during and after COVID-19.  Zoom meetings also available.
Riverside, California
 

FLORIDA
Amazon Brightness LLC
Janitorial/Cleaning Services
Many cleaning promotions are available
Orlando, Florida

Dalton Wade Real Estate Group
Real Estate Services
$500 towards closing costs
Tampa, Florida

Dip Travel
Travel Agency
Promotions are available on nearly every product and service. Amazing discounts, over 55 percent off regular price.
Orlando, Florida
 

GEORGIA
Gamble Pro Cleaning Service
Residential/Small Office Cleaning
Standard Cleaning Package Starting at $99, Deep Cleaning Package Starting at $200
Augusta, Georgia

JMC Career Solutions & Consulting, LLC
Consulting
Use promo code FREESHIPPING on all physical products
Atlanta, Georgia

Rock Wit Me
Soy, Wax Candles, Wax Products, Apparel and More Products to Boost Positive Vibez
Various discount percentages and free shipping on certain items via our website & exclusive deals via our Facebook page.
Dawsonville, Georgia
 

ILLINOIS
GiGi Tonye' Arts and Fitness
Mobile Dance & Fitness Services Online for Kids, Teens, Adults and Seniors
All Classes are 50 percent off. Use Code: HALFOFFCLASS
Chicago, Illinois


MARYLAND
Heartfelt Greeting Cards Company 
Send Out Cards
20 percent discount to all UOPX Alumni between now and September 2020 on any administrative service package
Elkridge, Maryland

My Office Professionals
Virtual Assistance Agency
20 percent discount to all UOPX Alumni between now and September 2020 on any administrative service package
Elkridge, Maryland
 

MICHIGAN
American Healthcare Plan
Healthcare Savings and Benefits
$40 a month covers your entire household
Detroit, Michigan

 

MISSOURI
Gall Defense Security Solutions
Self-defense training
Provides protective services for businesses in our community
Washington, Missouri

NORTH CAROLINA
Jaydens Haven Cleaning
Cleaning Service
10 percent off first cleaning for new clients.
Two-step cleaning which includes sanitizing, for new and existing clients
We are a licensed and insured family-owned business. Recently we worked to sanitize and clean a training center in Fort Bragg military base as well as a new recruit barracks.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Sweet Candy Café
Candy Storefront
We are donating candy bags to first responders at local hospitals in Lumberton, NC.
We mailed confectionery goodies to first responders in New York City at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, in memory of my husband.
Lumberton, North Carolina


OKLAHOMA
Porch & Gable Real Estate
Real Estate
Virtual tours and conference calls for any prospective client
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


OREGON
Alliatech Computer Consulting
Technical Consulting
Site fees can be waived for all businesses in town
10 percent discount for all new customers/client
Klamath Falls, Oregon
 

RHODE ISLAND
Your CBD Store Tiverton
Retail CBD to help people and pets put imbalances back into balance
We’ve teamed up with other local businesses to give away $5 gift certificates with a purchase to support our local communities.
Tiverton, Rhode Island
 

TENNESSEE
Kurly Girl Bath and Beauty
Bath and Beauty Company
10 percent off w/ coupon: 10PHOENIX
Memphis, Tennessee

Sweet Cheeks Diaper Ministry
Nonprofit
We are providing a month’s supply of diapers/wipes and period packs to families in need. We have served over 400 families so far.
Memphis, Tennessee
 

TEXAS
Keeping the Books, LLC
Bookkeeping and Tax Service
20 percent Discount on tax prep fees
30 percent Discount on first month’s Bookkeeping fees
All interactions are virtual, so no unnecessary exposure
Converse, Texas

Mary Kay Cosmetics Independent Beauty Consultant
Skincare Home Parties
Complimentary Facials and Color Cosmetics consultations
Friendswood, Texas

Professional Career Development Services
501(c)(3) Nonprofit, Job or Career Readiness/Human Services
We are still helping people with our Career Services and local DART transportation in Garland only at this time.  We are committed to reposting from reliable resources information for drive-thru food pantries, financial help, essential items and jobs that are immediately hiring on our social media pages  in Dallas County.  We are converting our Excel Program Workshops into e-learning platforms. We need the support as well with donations made via our website. Donations are tax deductible. Indirect ways to help are adding our organization to Kroger Rewards, Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program, and Amazon Smile. We are in this together!
Garland, Texas

Red Knight Fire Protection
Fire Protection Services
We are here to help with all commercial needs.
Houston, Texas

Youth Coaching Institute, LLC
Accredited, Evidence-based Youth Life Coach Training & Certification
We offer Full Circle Partial Scholarships.
Forney, Texas


VIRGINIA
Better Innovations, LLC
Mental Health
We are working remotely, due to the pandemic.
Petersburg, Virginia


WASHINGTON
Cheerful Crafts and Treasures
Hand Crafted Items
We sell paintings for kids, paracord bracelets to assist with everything from style to sensory issues and paracord buddies for keychains. We also put personalized handles on coffee mugs, which make it easier to hold on to for the elderly, or just for personal style.
Rochester, Washington

Kent Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce
25 percent off membership
Kent, Washington

TCB Enterprises, LLC Omega Alliances, LLC
Customized IT Solutions for Home and Businesses
25 percent off first visit for new customers
10 percent off for UOPX Alumni
Washington State

OTHER
Boundless Financial Consulting 
Finance
We’re proud to support a non-profit organization that serves people with mental challenges.
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida

Long Professional Services
Advertising, Content Editing, Resumes, Cover Letters, etc.
Open to helping customers located anywhere.