Tag: Donations

Celebrate the season of giving

  For the tenth year, our community will hold an Adopt-a-Family program for the holidays, giving joy to a great many of our neighbors to the north. Ranch residents will be invited to select an ‘angel’ from our holiday tree that will be in the new Ranch House the end of November (dates to be…

Shred, recycle and donate – all in one easy set

  SBR residents, join your sister community in getting rid of those useless paper files and outdated electronics. Bring them to a Shredding and Recycling Event on Saturday, November 3 from 9:00 a.m. to noon (or until the truck is full). The event, hosted by Long Realty – Golder Ranch, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and the…

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…

Mark your calendar for American Red Cross Blood Drive – Sept. 22

  Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, September 22 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. Right now, the American Red Cross has a significant blood shortage…

Gift Card Challenge

  Carol Smith Gathering Hearts will be collecting back to school gift cards for Youth On Their Own on August 17 at the Bistro from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Gift cards of $10 or $25 from Target, Walmart, Safeway or Fry’s will be collected for preparation of going back to school. Every fall can be a difficult…

“Drop Your Drawers” and Community Church at SaddleBrooke

Carol Thompson Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) plays a big part in helping the homeless through a program we call, “Drop Your Drawers.” Every year we put on a drive to collect new underwear for men and women. This year we donated over 1,050 items to the Gospel Rescue Mission for this sole purpose. This…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO-sponsored tutors help with math skills Nancy McCluskey-Moore For 20 years SaddleBrooke resident Robert Springer has been organizing math tutoring programs for local students. The program he started at Coronado School in Catalina, known as MathPLUS+, involves approximately 40 volunteer tutors working with students in grades three through eight. Currently, he is coordinating instruction at…

Red Cross Blood Drive set for June 23

  Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, June 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. Please pass this notice along. Right now, the American Red Cross…

Shred, Recycle and Donate April 21

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore It’s spring and time to clean house. Pack up your old paper files and outdated electronics 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, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and the…

SBR Food Drive set for March 17

Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 2018 SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Food Drive will be held on March 17 between 8:30 and 10:00 a.m. Residents need to place their donations at the end of their driveway by 8:30 a.m. for collection, consolidation and transport to MountainView Clubhouse in SaddleBrooke. More than 60 resident volunteers are involved in the SBR…