Lisa Farringer Parker is a second generation Arizonan ranked in the top 1% of realtors in the area. She has sold millions of dollars worth of real estate. She has a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Arizona State University and a law degree from Georgetown University. She grew up in Paradise Valley where she lived for many years with her husband, Vernon B. Parker, the former mayor. She has seen firsthand the spectacular growth and...
I am honored to be a part of The Salvation Army’s holiday fundraising efforts.
Every year, I spend my free time as a bellringer for the infamous charity. We work in every corner of the Valley to bring in as many donations as possible prior to Christmas. The Salvation Army makes great use of these funds bringing Christmas festivities, meals, and gifts to the homes of the most impoverished within our community.
My husband loves, to this day, to tell the story of his childhood involvement with the charity. The organization would provide his family with a turkey and Christmas presents. It not only made the holidays exponentially more cheerful, but it made a lasting impact on his life.