Tag: SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

2018 Adopt-A-Family Program a great success

Marlene Diskin Kudos to our Ranch residents who made our 2018 Adopt-A-Family Program a great success! Ranchers generously donated $3,610 in cash which bought food for 20 families and provided donations of $1118.53 each to the Tri-Community Food Bank and Impact Arizona. Along with the food, 73 beautifully wrapped gifts were delivered to the Mountain…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Home tour tickets available on March 4 Nancy McCluskey-Moore Want to know how others have remodeled their SaddleBrooke homes to improve traffic flow, expand storage options, create a space for guests or simply modernize their surroundings? Then this SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) home tour is perfect for you. It will focus on remodeled homes, allowing…

Help stop hunger on March 23

Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 21st annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive will be held on Saturday, March 23. On that day, volunteers will gather donations of food and money to support the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) based in Mammoth. TCFB serves needy families living in Mammoth, San Manuel and Oracle. In the Tri-Community area, 20%…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach – making a difference

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore Fiscal year 2017-18 was very productive for SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO). Thanks to the hard work of our volunteers and the generosity of our donors, we were able to make a significant difference in the lives of many children and their families. Nan Nasser, SBCO Historian, has tabulated our achievements “by the…

The Educational Enrichment sub-committee needs you

Nancy McCluskey-Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach is “All About the Kids.” Our Educational Enrichment sub-committee is an important part of our efforts to provide learning opportunities for students within the “Copper Corridor” where the schools have been devastated financially by the closing of the local mines. In fiscal year 2017-18, SBCO issued $130,000 worth of Enrichment…

Another successful SBCO Walkathon

The 22nd annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Walkathon held on October 27 raised $11,602.01, a $500 increase over last year. This success is due to the efforts of 218 registered walkers, 22 corporate sponsors, eight individual sponsors and 33 hardworking volunteers. The weather was ideal and due to careful planning by the SBCO Events Committee, everyone…

New clothing helps build kids’ self esteem

  Nancy McCluskey-Moore and Camille Esterman Ranchers, did you know that for the past 22 years Kids’ Closet has been providing children with new school clothing to raise their self-esteem and encourage school attendance? This SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) program illustrates the organization’s motto: It’s All About the Kids. Twice each school year, in the…

Time to register for the 22nd annual 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…

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…

SBCO supports robotics program at Coronado K-8 school

Nancy Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) supports the robotics classes offered at the Coronado K-8 School in Catalina. For several years teacher Lauren Marlatt has led an elective class titled “Engineering and Robotics.” The class offered to students in grades 6 and 7 involves programming Lego NXT and VEX robots (purchased from a division of…