Welcome to Competing for Life!

Competing For Life (CFL) is wholly focused upon shaping generations of young people,
improving physical fitness and supporting healthy lifestyle choices. We truly believe that
we can successfully shape these generations by encouraging the use of positive core
values while putting a strong emphasis on integrity and character development
…both on and off of the playing field.

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Our Programs

The mission is to provide proactive, rewarding programs that will emphasize athletics, health, and physical
fitness while building character and integrity in every young life we touch.

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We develop

Life skills
Academic performance
Healthy eating habits
Character Building
Leadership skills


Competing For Life encourages collaboration among partners to provide clear, consistent, research-based guidance to children and parents on the importance of choosing and practicing a healthier lifestyle. We offer them the means to do it through our school based programs.

  • Arizona Diamond Backs
  • The Ray Lewis 52 Foundation
  • African American Sports Hall of Fame
  • Arizona Fathers and Families Coalition
  • Coaching 4 Life
  • Discover Nutrition Radio program
  • Prep 4 Next Level
  • Unified Progress International Education (UPI Education)
  • Albertson
  • Safeway


  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • First Books Publishing
  • Fresh & Easy Grocery
  • Grimaldi’s Pizza
  • EXclusive Society
  • Ahwatukee Trophies
  • Phatgrooves
  • Rowlan Hill Auctioneer
  • Signs by Tomorrow
  • Basha’s

“The ultimate goal of CFL is to build stronger, healthier, character-driven generations of young people. “

Make A Difference Now!

Funds are always greatly needed to administer quality athletic, health, and character driven
programs for our youth. Your personal or professional contributions can mean all the difference in the world to a deserving young person in need, and are greatly appreciated. Our programs are open to as many young people and families as we are able to fund, however to keep these programs alive, we need your help.


Volunteer Today!

Volunteers of Competing for Life Foundation, Inc. of Arizona, promote academic performance, life skills, leadership skills, healthy eating habits, character and integrity building, and how to say no to drugs, alcohol, sex and crime. We encourage maximum involvement of volunteers and we thank you for your interest in volunteering with us. We would like our team of generous volunteers to supplement our staff to bring the creativity and resources necessary to achieve our mission.

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