Councilman Bill Gates Promotes Global Family Philanthropy's Pop Up Charity Shop

Sep 2, 2015

Councilman Gates Promotes Pop-Up Charity Shop for Sunnyslope Youth Center


Councilman Bill Gates is encouraging residents to do some back-to-school shopping at a unique shop that will fund afterschool activities at District 3’s Sunnyslope Youth Center. Valley nonprofit Global Family Philanthropy will bring their “Pop Up Charity Shop” to the Valley to sell new, name brand shoes to valley residents with 100 percent of the proceeds supporting the youth center.


“For years, the center has been a safe, supportive place for countless kids in the Sunnyslope area, and 100 percent of purchases at the Pop Up Charity Shop will go directly to the center’s great programs,” Councilman Gates said. “We want to thank Global Family Philanthropy founders Lori and Seth Goldberg for dedicating this sale to a facility that has such a direct impact on the lives of Sunnyslope youth.”


The shop will take place at donated space at Scottsdale Waterfront, 7135 E. Camelback, Suite 115 and will be open from Sept. 4th to the 7th and Sept. 11th through the 13th. It will feature 900 pairs of brand new children’s, women’s, and men’s athletic shoes from top manufacturers such as Asics, Puma, Converse, Adidas, Saucony and Vans. The shoes were donated by Shawn Esmaili, founder of Youth Against Poverty. Scottsdale Waterfront donated space for the shop in a prime retail location between Culinary Dropout and David’s Bridal.


One hundred percent of purchases are tax deductible, and everyone who makes a purchase at the shop will get discounts at select Waterfront stores and restaurants.


Global Family Philanthropy also is looking for donated merchandise. Those interested in donating products or participating in the pop-up shop should contact  Mary Lynn Korn at 480-209-0444 or


Detailed information on the Labor Day Pop Up Shop to support Sunnyslope Youth Center is available at