Tag: volunteer

Volunteer! It’s good for you and those you help

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Nonprofits rely on volunteer labor to deliver goods and services to those in need. Donating your time and talent clearly helps those who receive assistance from a food bank, educational program or other not-for-profit organization. But did you know that you also benefit from being a volunteer? Various studies have found that…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue

The SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network works with Pima Animal Care Center, Pinal Animal Care Center and several rescue groups of homeless pets. We also provide financial support for the medical needs of the pets to get them healthy and adopted. We have a monthly event which needs your support. We have a pick-up service of…

Register now for SBCO Walkathon

Nancy Moore The 22nd annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Walkathon will be held on Saturday, October 27. Plan now to participate and enhance the lives of many children in nearby communities. The event raises funds for SBCO’s many programs, including Kids’ Closet, Teen Closet, educational opportunities and food donations to the Tri-Community Food Bank. The…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

The call came in: Hope Animal Shelter has flooded Karyle Steele When we heard that Hope Animal Shelter was hit by a flash flood, the SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network went into action to do whatever we could to help. Coincidentally, Network member Mary Joviak had just called with 12 bags of linens to donate. What…

Volunteers are essential

  Eileen J Snearly “You take on and do with the best of cheer…Hooray for volunteers.” — Arleen Grubbs and Evie Levine MountainView Women’s Collegiate Tournament took place March 23-25, 2018. Congratulations to the 2018 Collegiate Golf Tournament winners. Winner: Illinois 875 (+11); Runner up: San Jose State. Thank you to the MountainView Preserve Lady…

Adopt a Family program leaders ready to pass the baton

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Ken and Ellen Perkins are volunteers with serious staying power. Since 2007 they have been the driving force behind Adopt a Family, a program beloved by both SaddleBrooke residents and the families who have received hand-picked and carefully wrapped Christmas gifts. The program has grown dramatically over the past decade. Originally it…

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,…

Prescription drug drop-off program schedule

  Esta Goldstein Pinal County Sheriff’s SaddleBrooke Substation allows you to safely dispose of your out-of-date or unused prescriptions or over the counter drugs; and sharp instruments (i.e. needles, syringe, etc) can now be dropped off, too. Drop offs are on the second Friday of each month from 10:00 a.m.-noon and on the fourth Tuesday…

Health Fair needs Coordinator of Volunteers

  Phyllis Ketring The Health Fair Planning Committee needs a Volunteer Coordinator to join the team for this year’s October Health Fair. This person must have strong interpersonal skills to recruit and communicate with volunteers and interact with the planning team. Some familiarity with Excel and email will be useful. During the year, there are…