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Main Street Minute: Holidays bring out best in Arizona donations for kids

KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday on KTAR at 7:27 a.m.

• The Arizona Diamondbacks will present a $100,000 Grand Slam Grant to the MLB All-Star Arizona Diamondbacks Boys & Girls Club during the team’s annual holiday party Monday evening. The money will be used to help renovate the gym at the facility, located about five miles from Chase Field.

• Scottsdale-based health-supplement seller Plexus Worldwide is giving back to kids in need. The company is donating $35,000 to the nonprofit Toys for Tots.

• About 160 thrillseekers rappelled down a Phoenix high rise to raise $1,000 for Special Olympics last weekend. Over the Edge participants paid to descend 27 stories along the glass exterior of downtown’s CityScape.