Tag: SBCO

Are you ready for the holidays?

Do you shop on Amazon.com for holiday gifts or other items? 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…

Shop and support SBCO

Bashas’ Community Support Card

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is a wonderful way to help the kids clothe and educate children in the SBCO service area extending from Catalina to the San Carlos Apache Reservation. A great way to do this is by shopping at Bashas’ and using their Bashas’ Community Support Card. The…

How do you know if you make a difference?

Nan Nasser You ask the people involved in your programs. SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has three major areas to target: clothing, education, nutrition. We received responses that we didn’t even request! Clothing started with Kids’ Closet almost 20 years ago. Children in designated areas of need, primarily elementary school ages selected by school administrators, were…

Smile as you shop

Emilie Siarkiewicz Did you know that your purchases on Amazon.com can benefit needy children in our neighboring communities? Amazon has a program called “AmazonSmile” whereby they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know: same products, same prices…

Golf Ball sales help kids

Emilie Siarkiewicz Need golf balls? Have we got a deal for you! SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) is selling a dozen golf balls for only $5! They are recycled balls retrieved from bunkers, water hazards, back yards and places where most humans dare not go. They have been cleaned and sorted by guys who know a…

AZ Tax Credit: Giving can save you money

SBCO qualifies for Arizona Tax Credit of $400 for single or head of household and $800 for married filing jointly. As you start your tax planning for the balance of 2016 please consider giving to SBCO’s many programs for kids. If your residence is in Arizona then the Arizona Tax Credit allows you to deduct…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Last call for the annual Community Outreach Walkathon Nan Nasser The SBCO annual Walkathon takes place on Saturday, October 29, beginning with warm-ups by Vital Moves in the parking lot at SaddleBrooke HOA One, 64500 SaddleBrooke Blvd., SaddleBrooke, at 7:30 a.m. There are two walks, a short one up toward the fire station and a…

SBCO needs volunteer office help

Pat Andrea If you are looking for a local opportunity to volunteer with flexible hours and a chance to meet new people, this may be the right choice for you. Starting in September the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) office at the SaddleBrooke Minit Mart Plaza (located in Suite L next to the dentist) will be…

Annual Walkathon

Heading to breakfast

Nan Nasser As we move into our 20th year of supporting kids, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) will host its 20th Walkathon on Saturday, October 29. Vital Moves will have warm-up exercises at 7:30 a.m. and walkers, led by the Grand Marshals Pat and Ron Andrea, will head out at 8:00 a.m. for the standard walk…