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Arizona Gives Day is a day to give back to charities that care for our Arizona community.

"The organization "Arizona Search Dogs", without them we wouldn't have the dogs, they pay for the dogs, they help us find the dogs ," said a spokesperson for Phoenix Fire.

"The vet care, the food, the maintenance of it, the toys they play, all our dogs are toy driven," said a representative from Arizona Search Dogs.

Arizona Search Dogs help respond, recover and rescue anyone they're tasked with helping. All labs who work with police and fire and all funded by donations.

Arizona Gives Day here at Scramble in Scottsdale a way for you to help with breakfast for dinner Wednesday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m..

Right now, two of the labs Rogue and Booter are in Washington State to help with recovery efforts after the devastating mudslide.

"When our team was in Hurricane Katrina everything was underwater, we're in a foreign city, we don't know where we're at, so we have to use things like GPS. Each unit has a GPS so when we're out searching we mark it, and then we can find our way around," said a representative from Phoenix Fire.

"My own daughter was bullied at school; she came home and she used nine words saying, "I wish I would have never gone to school today", and for me as a parent it was one of the most shocking assertions because she is always so excited to go to school," said Tamicia Curry.

Tamicia Curry founded "I Will Not Bully", to help families with support and education.

For more information visit: www.azgives.org

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