Tag: Donations

American Red Cross Blood Drive set for September 23

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting its second blood drive by the American Red Cross on Saturday, September 23, from 7:00 a.m. until noon at La Hacienda Clubhouse in La Mesa and Montana rooms. To make an appointment call 800-733-2767 or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. We added more registration spots, so please sign up…

Get ready for Laundry Day

Carol Smith Gathering Hearts, a SaddleBrooke Ranch Outreach Program, needs your donations of laundry soap pods and dryer sheets. All donations will be given to YOTO (Youth On Their Own). YOTO is a 501(c)(3) local non-profit agency dedicated to support the high school graduation and continued success of homeless youth by providing financial assistance, basic…

“Stuff the Bus” paper drive set for August 19

The new school year is right around the corner, and the Oracle School District will once again be holding its 10th annual “Stuff the Bus” copy paper drive. Thanks to the amazing communities of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch, not only was last year’s bus stuffed to the hilt with boxes of copy paper, the NJHS…

Put your aluminum cans to work

For more than a decade SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has been recycling donated aluminum cans to raise funds for clothing, food and educational programs that benefit children in nearby communities. Using the recycling services of Tucson Iron & Metal, SBCO has to date raised $48,099. To recycle bags or boxes full of aluminum cans simply…

Summer is backpack season

Backpacks for the coming school year

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s Kid’s Closet doesn’t go on hiatus even when the school year ends. Annually the program purchases backpacks and fills them with grade-appropriate school supplies for the coming school year. Backpacks have already been purchased and loaded with much-needed supplies such as ruled paper, folders, scissors, pencils, glue, eraser and crayons. In May…

Bring home those little bottles of shampoo

Hotel toiletries

Going on vacation? Bring home from your hotel stay those unopened bottles of shampoo, conditioner or lotion and Kid’s Closet will put them to good use. Annually in the spring and fall Kid’s Closet provides school wardrobes to approximately 3,300 needy children in our tri-county area. In addition to shoes, clothing and books, they are…

Blood Drive – July 15

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting its first blood drive by the American Red Cross on Saturday, July 15, from 7:00 a.m. until noon at La Hacienda Clubhouse in La Mesa and Montana rooms. To make an appointment call 800-733-2767 or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. Please pass this notice along. Right now the American…

SB PaperCrafters donate cards

Carol Thompson Once again Amber Lights senior living center residents were the recipients of handmade cards from our own SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters members. Back by popular demand these folks loved the cards we placed on their doors last year, and we were asked back to do the same this year!a Our PaperCrafters group donates greeting cards…