Tag: donations

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…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

  SBCO-sponsored tutors improve high school math competency Nancy McCluskey-Moore For 20 years SaddleBrooke resident Robert Springer has been organizing math tutoring programs for local students. The program he started at Coronado School in Catalina, known as MathPLUS+, involves approximately 40 volunteer tutors working with students in grades three through eight. Currently, he is coordinating…

Shred, Recycle and Donate April 21

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore It’s spring and time to clean house. Pack up your old paper files and outdated electronics and bring them to the Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon (or until the truck is full). The event, hosted by Long Realty-Golder Ranch, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and the…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

  It’s easy to shred, recycle and donate Nancy McCluskey-Moore Are you drowning in useless paper files and electronics? Pack up those unwanted items and bring them to the Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon (or until the truck is full). The event, hosted by Long Realty-Golder Ranch,…

Help prevent hunger with the 20th Annual Food Drive

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Saturday, March 17 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) volunteers will be gathering donations of food and money to support the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth. Please leave bagged food donations on your curb by 8:30 a.m. They will be collected by Volunteer Unit Captains and taken to the MountainView Clubhouse for…

The Little Hooves and Big Hearts/SaddleBrooke Connection

Sue Robisch Little Hooves and Big Hearts is a charitable organization serving special-needs children, and seniors, in the greater Tucson area as well as Pinal County. It is unique in that it offers equine-assisted therapy using miniature horses. LHBH was introduced to SaddleBrooke five years ago. Since that time the organization has grown and expanded…

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…

Paw Prints Tributes

Marcy Vernon Need a gift for the pet lover’s birthday, a special occasion, holiday or in sympathy? A Paw Print Tribute is purrfect for all occasions! Pet lovers appreciate that 100% of your donation goes to a local pet’s medical needs (donation is sent directly to the vet office). Donations of any amount are welcome!…

CCSB tours Tri-Community Food Bank

Kathy Doran The Mission Committee from the Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) went on a tour of the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) in Mammoth, Arizona. Our committee frequently tours the missions that CCSB supports to learn the needs of the various missions. “Let no child go to bed hungry” is TCFB’s mission statement. The TCFB…

Donations for homeless women 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…