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what we do

Empower local businesses in Phoenix.
Engage the community.
Encourage local loyalty.
Create unique volunteer experiences.
Connected people, build stronger neighborhoods.

ABOUT 850zip

850zip was born to create stronger neighborhoods and communities by magnifying the importance every individual makes on the economic vitality and social infrastructure of society.

Midtown Phoenix has been home to our founder and her family since 1999, first moved to Arizona in 1994.
Our vision is to create a community of intentionally-minded people who promote local economic empowerment and build stronger community connections.

Our Inspiration: The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -Gandhi

Best For The World

For the second year in a row, 850zip has received the high international honors of being named  “Best for the World” by the Certified B Corporation! We have received accolades for both “Best for the World: Community” and “Best for the World: Overall” categories (over 1,800 companies in more than 50 countries).

Hear some of the stories of positive impact from the very organizations and businesses we serve below. To date, over 675 community members and 150 local businesses have joined 850zip, providing nearly 200 local deals and ongoing community events for people to engage and invest in the 850-zip code area. And we’re just getting started!

We invite you to be part of this movement with us. Your investment of time and resources can truly change the world!

But, What Does This Mean?

Being a B Corp is an intentional decision to make a difference in the world yet still be a for-profit business.  As a service-driven company we’re committed to creating positive social impact for the power good. Learn more about our B Corp status and the Best for the World scoring process here. We believe when our local businesses succeed, we all win!

CERTIFIED B-CORPORATION

Certified B Corporations are companies that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

OUR AWARDS

B-CORP

Best For The World 2018

Overall Honoree + Community Honoree

The Best for the World Honorees are assessed on the overall positive impact of the company that stands behind it and are recognized for creating the most positive social and environmental impact.

best for the world overall honoree 2018 850zip

KEEP PHX BEAUTIFUL

Small Business Partner 2019 Awardee

850zip partners with Keep Phoenix Beautiful to create a vibrant Phoenix where each neighborhood is a healthy, beautiful place to live.
Keep Phoenix Beautiful Small Business Partner Award

Non-Profit Partners

We all win when we give back to the community we love! We support the organizations that share our mission. We give a minimum of 10% of our revenue to our Arizona-based non-profit partners who help make our local community a better place for everyone. Meet our non-profit partners you’re supporting when you join or volunteer with 850zip.
Over $25,000 donated to local non-profits in less than three years.

Keep Phoenix Beautiful aims to inspire individuals and organizations through leadership, active partnerships, and meaningful volunteer experiences.

Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA​ rescues, rehabilitate and re-home dogs, cats, puppies and kittens throughout the State of Arizona that have been surrendered, abandoned, abused and neglected. 

JOIN US ON OUR NEXT ADVENTURE!

We work closely with our Arizona-based non-profits to create unique volunteer experiences for our Community and Business Members. It goes beyond service – it’s building sweat equity in our community. We make it easy for you to engage and volunteer in the community.

MEET EDDEY

Eddey is our 1976 VW Bus, and our community concierge. He is constantly searching for meaningful and joyful experiences and has a very active schedule. Eddey would love you to join him on his next outing.

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