Tag: charity

Generosity helps shelter dogs rest comfortably

Laurel Parrott This is a story about how regular people can make a huge difference for a great cause. Last spring, SaddleBrooke residents Bud and Joy Wegner learned that dogs at the Pinal County Animal Care and Control (PCACC) Shelter near Casa Grande had to sleep and rest on the hard, cold and sometimes damp…

Adopt-A-Family for the Holiday 2018 Our 10th Year!

Our community will hold an Adopt-a-Family program for the holidays, giving joy to a great many of our young neighbors and their families in Oracle. Ranch residents are invited to select an ‘angel’ from a holiday tree that will be in the Ranch House – Lounge area (Vaquero) on Wednesday, November 28, and Friday, November 30. Your angel…

Help our local veterans

  Ed Davis The award winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 is sponsoring its annual charity golf tournament August 25 at The Views in Sun City. One hundred percent of the proceeds are to provide care and assistance to local homeless and at risk veterans and to the families of the deployed soldiers of…

More Than a Bed

Rindy Charllis Imagine getting a call at 4:00 p.m. – your grandchildren or grandnephews have been removed from their home. The Department of Child Safety caseworker wants to know if you can take them. If no, they will need to go to the DCS intake shelter. What do you do? Who can you call for…

They came; they walked; they raised money!

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Thanks to the efforts of 212 registered walkers, 21 corporate sponsors, seven individual sponsors and 32 hardworking volunteers, the 21st annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon on October 28 raised $10,592. Perfect weather and careful planning by the SBCO events committee helped ensure that everyone enjoyed the morning’s walk and hearty breakfast. This…

Donations needed

Micki Wilverding Sr. Jose Women’s Shelter located in the “homeless corridor” in Tucson has a need for the following: Adult clothes, twin sheets, blankets (any size), towels and personal care items such as shampoo, shower gel, lotions (regular or travel size) and feminine products. Men’s clothing will also be accepted and donated where needed. The…

Charity sewing

Finished outfits

Nan Nasser Once a week a group of women meet at the SaddleBrooke Arts and Crafts Center, HOA 1. They share projects, ideas, successes and frequently tackle some community service sewing. Under the leadership of Lin Bradner, supported by Judy Hans, the group decided to make outfits and quilts for the children housed at Casa…

18th annual FORE for Kids Charity Golf Tournament

Lute Olson with Neil Deppe and Joe Guyton after receiving his Paul Harris Fellowship Award for his continued support of the tournament

Julia Young Thanks to all of our volunteers and participants, our Charity Tournament for Children was a huge success again this year. We raised over $25,000 to benefit at-risk youth in Pima and Pinal Counties. The weather held out and almost 150 golfers participated to give back to our community. University of Arizona retired Coach…

Donations needed for homeless women

Sr. Jose Women’s Shelter located in the homeless corridor in Tucson has a need for the following: adult clothes, twin sheets, blankets (any size), towels and personal care items such as shampoo, shower gel, lotions (regular or travel size) and feminine products. Men’s clothing will also be accepted and donated where needed. The clothing should…