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Art in the Garden April 23

Enjoy a tiny garden with a small water feature and an enormous view.

Nan Nasser Have you ever vacationed at a beach and wandered along the water line looking for/at shells? I have brought home many treasures and then didn’t know quite what to do with them. SaddleBrooke resident Suzanne Stewart knows exactly what to do with those beauties, designing one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that will be on…

Books at Kids’ Closet

Kids at the Closet select books to take home.

Nan Nasser Do you remember, or even have, one of the first books you read? Did your children, grandchildren enjoy Pat the Bunny or Beatrix Potter stories? Remember Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys series? Books have a magical way with children and are among the special items that children coming to Kids’ Closet may select and take…

Art in the Garden

Nan Nasser As April approaches, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is presenting an outdoor garden tour that features a variety of art projects created by our own residents. Save the date, Sunday, April 23 for this opportunity to view wonderful gardens and spectacular art. SBCO currently has artists who will display furniture, oil and watercolor paintings,…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Ken and Ellen enjoyed a very white Christmas in New England.

SBCO Adopt a Family/Child for the holidays 2016 Ken and Ellen Perkins We wanted to provide everyone an update on the Adopt a Child and Adopt a Family programs. We just returned from the snow and cold of New England where we spent the holidays with our family and especially our three grandchildren. There was…

18th Annual Food Drive

Nan Nasser For many years SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) conducted a spring food drive throughout our community, benefiting a variety of area food banks. We now direct our efforts to the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth, serving people in Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle. Why? This is an area of chronic poverty with…

SBCO and Wheels for Kids working together

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach partnered with Wheels for Kids, a 501c3 charity dedicated to providing rehabbed bicycles to kids in need in the Tucson area. To date they’ve provided 1,775 bikes to various charities including 19 to SBCO last spring. To continue this program, they are in need of mechanics to fix bikes. If you have…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Our wonderful SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch volunteers

SBCO’s holiday food program update Joan Roberts Once again SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) traveled to Oracle to provide Thanksgiving food baskets to families in the area. This year 40 baskets were distributed, filled with all the traditional Thanksgiving items including a large turkey and all the trimmings. In addition to these baskets, SBCO supports the…

Shop and support SBCO

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that is a wonderful way to help the kids, clothe and educate children in the SBCO service area extending from Catalina to the San Carlos Apache Reservation. A great way to do this is by shopping at Bashas’ and using their Bashas’ Community Support Card.…

Are you ready for the holidays?

Do you shop on Amazon.com for holiday gifts or other items? Would you like a percentage of your purchase price to help needy youngsters in our area? Then AmazonSmile Foundation is for you! When you are ready to shop, go to smile.amazon.com. Millions of items are eligible for a 5% donation to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach…