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SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Smile as you shop program benefits needy children Emilie Siarkiewicz Did you know that your purchases on Amazon.com can benefit needy children in our neighboring communities? Amazon has a program called AmazonSmile whereby they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Grand Marshals Melanie Stout and Anni Evans were selected to lead the walk because of their longtime dedication to Kids’ Closet.

Walkathon 2015 – thank you, everyone! Nan Nasser The 19th annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon took place on Saturday, October 24, with great enthusiasm and energy. Over 250 people registered, wore bright yellow T-shirts, and either walked the 5K route around Ridgeview or the shorter segment to the fire house on SaddleBrooke Blvd. The water…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Family wrappers have tea and cookies to celebrate finishing their wrapping in 2014. Photo courtesy of Judy Padgham.

General meeting and School Volunteer Fair – November 16 SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, in proud partnership with three local area schools, presents our first School Volunteer Fair. Our mission is to introduce the volunteer opportunities for residents to learn about the need for volunteers at nearby schools and how you can make a difference. This is…

Community Outreach Fashion Show wrap up

GGTS Board President Larry Clark

Nan Nasser On Monday, September 14 the public was invited to attend the annual Golden Goose Thrift Shop Fashion Show which kicks off the new year for SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and all of its programs for children in neighboring communities. The show was titled Touring Tucson and featured all kinds of outfits and items that…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

We borrowed the Impact truck in order to make the deliveries to San Carlos in one trip; left to right, the truckers are Joe Murdock, Ellen Perkins, Sam Carmen and David Wisniewski.

Adopt a Child 2015 Ken and Ellen Perkins At our summer home in Vermont, the leaves are beginning to turn and there is a nip in the air. That tells us that it is time to return to SaddleBrooke and make plans for the annual SBCO Adopt a Family for the Holidays project. We have…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Adopt a Child 2015 Ken and Ellen Perkins Despite the fact that it is only September, it’s time to begin thinking about Christmas! To be more specific, it’s time to start preparing for the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Adopt a Child project. Unfortunately, with unemployment near 80% on the San Carlos Reservation, Apache Indian children are…

It’s All About the Kids: Walkathon XIX 2015

Nan Nasser Registration for the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon will begin on September 14 at the Golden Goose Fashion Show which will be held in the MountainView Ballroom beginning at 3:00 p.m. The tee shirt design has been finalized, supporter names collected, breakfast arranged and we are ready to walk with opening exercises by…

SaddleBrooke Community-Outreach Happenings

Heading to Ridgeview Boulevard for the long walk

Walkathon scheduled for October 24 Nan Nasser Get ready to join the hundreds of walkers of all ages and some four footed friends as they head out on the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon. The date is October 24 starting at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse parking lot with warm-ups led by Vital Moves beginning at 7:30…

Kids’ Closet update

Melanie Stout Did you know that every year Kids’ Closet provides close to 3,000 wardrobes to needy children within our tri-county community? In addition to shoes, clothing and books the children also receive soap, toothpaste and a toothbrush. The older children, third grade and above, enjoy picking up a small bag of unopened hotel toiletries…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Cashier Carolyn models as a snow queen.

Golden Goose Fashion Show September 14, 2015 Nan Nasser The weather will turn cooler, you will head out to tour a few spots around Tucson and you will probably want a new outfit for the new season. Come to the Golden Goose Thrift Shop Fashion Show, Monday, September 14 at the MountainView Ballroom beginning at…