Tag: volunteer

Volunteers needed for Refugee Focus program

Susan Shear Many of us come from families who once were refugees. Some of our families escaped persecution, trauma and death. As I know from the stories of my family of refugees who escaped the Nazis in the 1930s, it is incredibly difficult to come to a new country from a completely different culture, unable…

Volunteers wanted

Mark your calendars; it’s almost that time again. The annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Food Drive will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Last year, through the generosity and support of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents, the drive collected over 19,000 pounds of non-perishable food items along with a very generous number of cash donations.…

Skip lunch; fight hunger

Dear Friends: It’s easy to spend $10 on lunch in SaddleBrooke Ranch without thinking twice. You may be surprised to learn that in the hands of Tri-Community Food Bank $10 will help provide meals for five children. In SE Pinal County children regularly face hunger. Food is a basic need: children cannot grow, thrive or…

Health Fair volunteers needed

Volunteers prepare to assist exhibitors with set-up activities.

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator It takes over 100 volunteers to make the annual Health Fair run smoothly. Volunteers work in 90-minute shifts, so everyone has time to visit exhibits at the fair before or after the volunteer shift. There are many ways to volunteer. The medical providers who exhibit at the fair especially welcome the…

Early bird volunteers

The 18th annual Health Fair will be held on Saturday morning, October 17. The fair’s success depends upon volunteers willing to work a short shift on the morning of the fair. There are opportunities in several areas: greeting, information, immunizations, traffic, set up and take down, surveys and general assistance. If you have volunteered in…