Tag: SBCO

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…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

We borrowed the Impact truck in order to deliver presents for 249 Apache children at San Carlos in one trip. Left to right: Truckers Tom Drake, Bruce Fink, Bob Stephens and Dave Wisniewski.

Adopt-a-Child 2016 Ken and Ellen Perkins We have been watching the heartbreaking news stories about families in Syria who are suffering great hardship and can’t find a safe place to raise their children. They are truly in need of help and their plight just seems to get worse with each passing day. But please don’t…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family volunteers Joe Murdock, Ellen Perkins, Dave Wisniewski and Sam Carmen load the truck for the trip to San Carlos.

Donation of knitted hats to Kids’ Closet Nan Nasser SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) recently received over 400 knitted hats destined for the SBCO Kids’ Closet clothing program. Children in our 100 mile service area who are eligible to come to Kids’ Closet may receive a fall and a spring wardrobe. The fall wardrobe includes a…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Heading to breakfast

Annual Walkathon update Nan Nasser As we move into our twentieth year of supporting kids, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) will host its twentieth Walkathon on Saturday, October 29. Vital Moves will have warm up exercises at 7:30 a.m. and walkers, led by the Grand Marshals Pat and Ron Andrea, will head out at 8:00 a.m.…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

A universal thank you!

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s (SBCO) story began in 1996 with six SaddleBrooke (SB) women discussing the local schools where the attendance rates were very low and wanted to find a way to help. They found that one reason for this was that some kids did not attend school every day because they had to share their…