Phoenix, Arizona – July 2, 2019 – Non-profit organization, Civitan Foundation expands into the Central Phoenix corridor.  Surrounded by hospitals and several medical facilities, Civitan Foundation will be expanding into one the most desired areas off 16th St. & Thomas Road.

SVN Desert Commercial Advisors Rommie Mojahed, the Director of Retail Leasing & Sales Investments has been instrumental in identifying the perfect location for the expansion for the Civitan Foundation.  Just last year, they celebrated their 50-year anniversary which began with Camp Civitan in 1968.  Over the last five decades, the non-profit organization expanded its program to encompass life learning and vocational opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.  Now serving over 300 members, Civitan Foundation has plans to double in size over the next couple of years and align themselves with the medical and hospital programs to increase opportunities for the disabled.

The property is located at 1541 E. Thomas Rd. and just closed on the sale for $850,000. The current location at The Village, just north of Cactus Road includes a life learning center featuring a cutting edge, dynamic day program unmatched by any other agency in Arizona.  It also includes a media center, a culinary facility, a sports center, arts studio and employment education and training which will all be offered over time at their new facility. “Civitan has a positive impact on so many people through service. It was an honor to learn about this organization and help them expand in the valley.”

Civitan Foundation spends all year raising money for their non-profit organization that helps with the resources to develop their learning programs.  As they begin to get the new location ready and open for business, The Village location is gearing up for their annual “2019 Tour De Civitan” – a 1,000 mile bicycle tour from August through September and their one day ‘Dance-A-Thon’ fundraiser in September.

Chief Administration Officer Michael Prochelo stated, “At Civitan, we have identified many synergies between this vibrant community and our unique programs. We are very much looking forward to providing vital services and employment opportunities that will help fuel the revitalization and enrichment of this neighborhood.”

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