Tag: Donations

Sisters Helping Sisters: Save the Date for May 2

Leslie Fore Join us May 2 for a virtual event honoring mothers and strong women. Donations and proceeds go to providing assistance to women experiencing homelessness in Tucson. We are asking for help with donations of gifts, services, or activities for our silent auction. More information will be available through our communications and website as…

Help Stop Hunger With 23rd SBCO Annual Food Drive

An emergency food box from Tri-Community Food Bank provides the ingredients for nine family meals.

Nancy McCluskey-Moore Imagine having your hungry children crying and begging for breakfast but you have nothing to feed them. In the United States, one of the richest countries on Earth, this shouldn’t happen. However, food insecurity and hunger are very real for 1,518 people, including 426 children and 305 seniors living in Mammoth, San Manuel, and…

SBR Troopers for Veterans

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Kay Lantow and Linda Nicholson On Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, SaddleBrooke Ranch residents gathered at Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson for the annual Wreaths Across America event. It was a beautiful and sunny morning for the volunteers to participate in honoring our veterans. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the beautiful ceremony which has taken place in previous…

Ranch Red Cross Blood Drive Results

Linda Shannon-Hills The pandemic continued to create concern about allowing the Red Cross Blood Drive at SaddleBrooke Ranch. To help the Red Cross out, the SaddleBrooke Ranch volunteers went to Resurrection Lutheran Church in Oro Valley to hold our July 11 Blood Drive. This was the highest registration for a Ranch Blood Drive—81 donors registered. We…

Donations Needed for Refugees Hit Hard by COVID-19 Pandemic

Leslie Fore The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone and especially the most vulnerable. The Santa Catalina Catholic Church Refugee Ministry (part of the Social Awareness and Justice Ministry) will be collecting items to help refugees who have suffered greatly due to loss of employment, crowded housing conditions, and a lack of basic necessities. The items…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Adopt–A–Family “Wrap up”

Kim Schweitzer “Adopting” a family for Christmas is an incredible way to help our neighbors and feel good about doing it. This year, Linda Russell, the Adopt–A–Family coordinator asked me if the residents at SaddleBrooke Ranch could fulfill all the children’s wishes from Mountain Vista School in Oracle. In the past, residents of SaddleBrooke and…

Ranchers rally for a cure

Sue Cook October is sure to be an exciting month with so many SaddleBrooke Ranch clubs and organizations working together to promote early cancer detection and prevention! What started off as a campaign to Pink Out the Ranch, turned into a month of fun activities. The kick-off event, Serve for the Cure, is being hosted…

Blood donation exceeds goals

  Linda Shannon-Hills The turnout to donate blood for the American Red Cross continues to exceed our goals. SaddleBrooke Ranch has now held 10 drives in the last twenty months with a total of 374 units of blood. We are very proud of our participation to help with the significant blood shortage. Our contribution in…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Elise Grimes and Anne Everett were honored for their many years of service on the SBCO Board of Directors.

SBCO honors volunteers and supporters Nancy McCluskey-Moore For more than 20 years, SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has supported food, clothing and educational programs for local children. Annually, SBCO serves a 100-mile corridor stretching from Catalina to Miami and San Carlos, which includes more than three counties, eight communities, 17 schools, three Head Start programs and…