Arrowhead

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Arrowhead Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members shall reside in West Valley Area (Phoenix, West of I-17). Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Arrowhead aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

NCL, Inc., Arrowhead Chapter is a group of Arizona mothers and daughters in the West Valley Area who have come together committing to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Arrowhead aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving their communities together. We are the 137th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States.

Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining our chapter? Membership opportunities are dependent on chapter openings.

If you know someone in our chapter, talk to her about getting started, membership obligations and our membership drive timeline.  If you do not know someone in NCL, you are invited to complete this Membership Inquiry Form.

Membership Inquiry Form

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

We are excited that you are considering applying for Membership in the Arrowhead Chapter!

Details of the Membership process are below:

Timeline: Applications for Membership are accepted during the Annual Membership Drive conducted each fall for daughters in 6th– 9th grade at the time of application. Our NCL year begins June 1.

Residence Requirements: A Prospective Member must reside within our chapter boundaries: the Phoenix Metropolitan area, with an emphasis toward the West Valley. Please note, there are ten (10) NCL Chapters serving the Phoenix area and you may only apply to one. Please consider which Chapter is the best fit for you and your daughter.

Sponsor:  NCL is a sponsorship organization. A Prospective Member is required to be sponsored and co-sponsored by current Members of our Chapter. If you know someone in our Chapter, ask them to sponsor you. If you are new to the area or do not know a current or sustainer member, we can help connect you with a sponsor and co-sponsor.

Informational Meeting: We encourage you to attend our Prospective Member Informational Meeting where Board members will give an overview of the NCL experience, our Chapter obligations and answer membership questions. 

Application Process: The application is completed online, through a link provided by the VP Membership of our Chapter. Membership is limited due to class sizes and application does not guarantee acceptance.

Please fill out and submit your Membership Inquiry form, or for any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us at membershiparrowhead@nclonline.org 

Please click here for the Prospective Membership Packet.

Critical Dates and Required Events for Prospective Members

Prospective Member Information Meeting:   November 30, 2021  

                                                                6:30-7:30 p.m.

                                                                ELEVATE Coffee Co. in Norterra 

Online Application Final Acceptance Date:    January 15, 2022

                                                                                               

Letters of Acceptance and Regret Sent:        March 1, 2022                        

 

Prospective Member Acceptance                  

and Dues Payment Deadline:                         March 15, 2022

                                                                                               

Provisional Member Orientation:                    TBD

 

May Recognition Luncheon:                           May 1, 2022

                                                           

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

We understand and serve communities in partnership with local and national nonprofits. Each NCL, Inc. chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to support through different volunteer activities.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • Adopt-A-Street
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Arizona Humane Society Thrift Store – 7th Grade Focus
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • AZ Association for Foster & Adoptive Parents
  • Back to School Clothing Drive
  • Ben’s Bells
  • Bloom 365
  • Check For A Lump
  • Chrysalis Foundation – 11th Grade Focus
  • Cinderella Affair
  • Diaper Bank of Central Arizona
  • Disaster Response
  • Dress for Success
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Giving Tuesday
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Desert SW Chapter
  • Maggie’s Place
  • MAM – Military Assistance Mission
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Relay for Life
  • Ronald McDonald House – 12th Grade Focus
  • Salvation Army of Glendale/Christmas Angels
  • Special Olympics
  • St. Mary’s Westside Food Bank – 10th Grade Focus
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • The Sunshine House – 9th Grade Focus
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • Valleywise Health Foundation
  • Youth for Troops

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.

The Arrowhead Chapter supports the following philanthropies:

  • Adopt-A-Street
  • American Heart Association
  • Arizona Humane Society Thrift Store – 7th Grade Focus
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • AZ Association for Foster & Adoptive Parents
  • Back to School Clothing Drive
  • Ben’s Bells
  • Chrysalis Foundation – 11th Grade Focus
  • Cinderella Affair 
  • COVID-19 Disaster Response
  • Diaper Bank of Central Arizona
  • District Philanthropy Initiative
  • Don’t Be A Chump, Check For A Lump
  • Dress for Success
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Desert SW Chapter
  • Maggie’s Place – 8th Grade Focus
  • MAM – Military Assistance Mission
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Relay for Life 
  • Ronald McDonald House – 12th Grade Focus
  • Salvation Army of Glendale/Christmas Angels
  • Special Olympics
  • St. Mary’s Westside Food Bank – 10th Grade Focus
  • The Kindness Campaign
  • The Sunshine House – 9th Grade Focus

Leadership Development

We build capable, courageous leaders through opportunities to learn, reflect and develop. Our leaders become successful in their education, career and communities by learning the necessary skills during their NCL experience.

Examples of skills developed include:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Kim Blaser
  • President Elect: Tania Bennett
  • Secretary: Leslie Benner
  • Treasurer: Kelly Song
  • Parliamentarian: Alison Yohler
    Tammy Kempton
  • Vice President Communications: Nur Yusoff
  • Vice President Membership: Amy Wolff
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Meghann Poku
  • Vice President New Members: Jeanne LoTempio
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Julie Mallinger
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion: Simona Petrovan

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.

Cultural Experiences

We preserve National Charity League traditions and core values, while appreciating the growth that comes from connecting with different communities and cultures. We continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives.

  • Traditions – We celebrate the richness of our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
  • Values – We embrace values that make us strong as an organization of mother-daughter leaders.
  • Community Connections – We build connections through experiences that impact our communities.
  • Etiquette – We encourage and mentor kind, respectful and gracious social conduct.

As future leaders, we continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader world views that will shape and support our lives. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.