Tag: Donations

A Place to Donate Clothes

Stuart Watkins Vista de la Montana United Methodist Church has a reception box across from the office where clothes donations may be deposited in the Boys and Girls collection container. Shoes, pants, dresses, shirts, coats, belts, and any kind of clothing in good condition will be appreciated. After you have deposited your clothes, you may…

Bashas’—A Good Friend to the Food Bank

Rosemary Douglas Bashas’ grocery store in Catalina has been a good friend to the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB), for more than 10 years. Most mornings that the food bank is open, volunteers drive the TCFB van to Bashas’ to pick up food donations. The TCFB receives bakery items such as bread, rolls, bagels, pies, cakes,…

Fueling the Future—Thank You to So Many

Edie Crall For the fourth year, volunteers and community members from SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch came together to ensure 75 students from the Mountain Vista K-8 School in Oracle would not go without food during the 15 days of school Winter Break. These students normally have breakfast and lunch at the school while it is…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings – February 2024

Join the Annual SBCO Food Drive to Prevent Hunger Nancy McCluskey-Moore The 26th annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive 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, Oracle, and the Dudleyville/Aravaipa areas. Our donations helped to…

American Red Cross at SBR

Tina Fugleberg SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) is on a mission to help save lives by hosting a blood drive on Feb. 3 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Ranch House Sol Ballroom. To make an appointment or to learn more, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor app, visit redcrossblood.org, or call 1-800-RED CROSS…

Smart Tax Strategy that Helps a Local Charity

Dale R. Farland It’s the new year, and do you need to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) in 2024? Would you prefer not to pay income taxes on your RMD? There is a smart tax strategy that reduces your income taxes while helping a local charity—the Oracle Schools…

War in Israel

Melanie Einbund, IJSS Board Member On the 50th year anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, during Shabbat and Simchat Torah, Hamas terrorists launched a coordinated, sophisticated, and barbaric attack on Israeli civilians and soldiers by launching thousands of rockets, kidnapping and killing families, and murdering innocents in their homes and streets. As we look and hear of…

Blanket Month at the Food Bank

Rosemary Douglas November was Blanket Month at the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB). In addition to a Thanksgiving holiday meal, and our regular monthly food offering, each family also received a warm, soft, queen-sized blanket. Our families greatly appreciated having a new blanket as the colder months approach. We are very grateful to our generous donors,…

Fueling the Future

Edie Crall For the fourth year, SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch are working together to provide much-needed food over the winter break for students at Mountain Vista School in Oracle. We are thrilled that the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke is joining the effort again. Many students rely upon school breakfasts and lunches, which are not available during the…

Blood Drive at SaddleBrooke Ranch October 7

Tina Fugleberg SaddleBrooke Ranch is on a mission to help save lives and is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Oct. 7 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Ranch House, Sol Ballroom, 31143 S. Amenity Dr. The community is invited to take part in this special event and donate blood for hospital patients in our neighborhoods and…