Tag: Donations

Ranch Red Cross Blood Drive Results

Linda Shannon-Hills The pandemic continued to create concern about allowing the Red Cross Blood Drive at SaddleBrooke Ranch. To help the Red Cross out, the SaddleBrooke Ranch volunteers went to Resurrection Lutheran Church in Oro Valley to hold our July 11 Blood Drive. This was the highest registration for a Ranch Blood Drive—81 donors registered. We…

Donations Needed for Refugees Hit Hard by COVID-19 Pandemic

Leslie Fore The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone and especially the most vulnerable. The Santa Catalina Catholic Church Refugee Ministry (part of the Social Awareness and Justice Ministry) will be collecting items to help refugees who have suffered greatly due to loss of employment, crowded housing conditions, and a lack of basic necessities. The items…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Adopt–A–Family “Wrap up”

Kim Schweitzer “Adopting” a family for Christmas is an incredible way to help our neighbors and feel good about doing it. This year, Linda Russell, the Adopt–A–Family coordinator asked me if the residents at SaddleBrooke Ranch could fulfill all the children’s wishes from Mountain Vista School in Oracle. In the past, residents of SaddleBrooke and…

Ranchers rally for a cure

Sue Cook October is sure to be an exciting month with so many SaddleBrooke Ranch clubs and organizations working together to promote early cancer detection and prevention! What started off as a campaign to Pink Out the Ranch, turned into a month of fun activities. The kick-off event, Serve for the Cure, is being hosted…

Blood donation exceeds goals

  Linda Shannon-Hills The turnout to donate blood for the American Red Cross continues to exceed our goals. SaddleBrooke Ranch has now held 10 drives in the last twenty months with a total of 374 units of blood. We are very proud of our participation to help with the significant blood shortage. Our contribution in…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Elise Grimes and Anne Everett were honored for their many years of service on the SBCO Board of Directors.

SBCO honors volunteers and supporters Nancy McCluskey-Moore For more than 20 years, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has supported food, clothing and educational programs for local children. Annually, SBCO serves a 100-mile corridor stretching from Catalina to Miami and San Carlos, which includes more than three counties, eight communities, 17 schools, three Head Start programs and…

Thank you for donating blood for the American Red Cross

Linda Shannon-Hills The turnout to donate blood for the American Red Cross continues to exceed our goals. SaddleBrooke Ranch has now held ten drives in the last twenty months with a total of 374 units of blood. We are very proud of our participation to help with the significant blood shortage. Our contribution in April…

Thanks to all for a prosperous food drive event

Cynthia Chevalley A big thank you to all the donors from SaddleBrooke Ranch, to all the volunteers who worked the food drive event and to the sponsor, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. The food drive was a tremendous success thanks largely to participation from SaddleBrooke Ranch. Children don’t choose to be poor. Your food donations and funding…

SaddleBrooke Outreach Happenings

2019 SBCO food drive breaks all records Nancy McCluskey-Moore and Robert L. Wample SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) and Tri-Community Food Bank (TFB) are grateful to the SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents who supported this year’s tremendously successful food drive. This year’s effort brought in over $68,000 in cash donations (a 32% increase over last year)…