Tag: Donations

SBR annual spring food drive planned for March 25

Bob Johnson It is time to begin planning your food purchases for the upcoming SaddleBrooke Ranch spring food drive. This has been an annual event for several years and is conducted in collaboration with SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO). This year the food drive will benefit the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth and serving…

Gathering Hearts 2017 kickoff

Gathering Hearts next event will be for Youth On Their Own, YOTO. The event will be a gathering of gift cards of $25 from Target, WalMart, Fry’s or Safeway. Your gift will help homeless, at risk youth to purchase food and other essentials. We will collect the cards on Friday, February 22, at the Bistro…

Used iPads needed

Elise Grimes Last year the Education Committee tutors started an experiment using iPad tablets to help fourth and fifth grade students learn math. They found that using the traditional methods including flash cards to teach multiplication and division in groups of nine or 10 students was not progressing very well. Working with the school administrators…

YOTO donation night a success

Carol Smith Gathering Hearts would like to thank all those who donated to the YOTO (Youth On Their Own) men’s toiletries donation night. The event was a success. We collected 73 deodorants, 61 bars of soap, 43 toothbrushes, 29 toothpastes, 39 bodywash/shampoo/conditioners, seven lotions, toilet paper, 37 packs of disposable razors, four combs and one…

Gathering Hearts needs your donations

Gathering Hearts, a SaddleBrooke Ranch Outreach Program, needs your donations of men’s toiletries. Examples: disposable razors, shaving cream, deodorant, body wash, etc. We will have a drop-off location at the Bistro during happy hour on Friday, August 5, between the hours of 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. Bring your donations down and stop and have a…

Food Drive for San Manual Food Bank – August 24

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Gathering Hearts will be sponsoring a food drive. All donated food will be donated to the Tri County Food Bank in San Manual. Please have your nonperishable food at the end of your driveway by 8:00 a.m. and someone will be by to pick it up. An example of items…

Donations For Youth On Their Own

Gathering Hearts, the new SBR outreach program, had its first meeting on 5/5/2016. It was a mini-breakfast at the Bistro for ladies wherein they all brought feminine hygiene products that were donated to the Tucson area program Youth On Their Own (YOTO). YOTO supports the high school graduation of homeless unaccompanied youth in the Tucson…

Donations needed for Youth On Their Own

Youth On Their Own, located on Alvernon Way in Tucson, has a need for the following: regular size deodorant, shaving cream, body wash/soap, toilet paper, new undergarments to fit size 13-21 year olds: boxers (no briefs please) or ladies underwear, socks (short/ankle, to wear with athletic shoes), bras, fabric softener sheets, shampoo and conditioner and…

Amazon Smile Foundation

Nan Nasser Do you shop on Amazon.com? Would you like a percentage of your purchase price to help needy youngsters in our area? Then AmazonSmile Foundation is for you! When you are ready to shop, go to smile.amazon.com. Millions of items are eligible for a five percent donation to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach and are marked…