Tag: SBCO

2023: Another Busy Year for the Food Bank

Rosemary Douglas The Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) has more than 500 families, with 1,500 individuals registered and eligible to receive twice-a-month food boxes. These families are our neighbors in Mammoth, San Manuel, Oracle, and Dudleyville. In 2023, the generosity of SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents, especially during the annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Food Drive,…

Last Call for SBCO Walk for Kids Registrations!

Nancy McCluskey-Moore The Walk for Kids will begin with a warm-up session at 8:40 a.m. followed by the walk at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28. This signature SBCO event helps support our food, clothing, enrichment, and education programs benefiting youngsters along a 100+-mile corridor from Catalina to the San Carlos Indian Reservation and the Miami school…

Make the Holidays Brighter—the Adopt-a-Family Program Angel Tree Is Back!

Kim Schweitzer Since 2007, the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Child programs have provided hand-picked and carefully wrapped holiday gifts to local families and children. For the last 14 years, SaddleBrooke Ranch has joined this important cause to support children who are enrolled in the Mountain Vista School in Oracle. We ask that you choose…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Registration Now Open for 25th Annual SBCO Walk for Kids! Nancy McCluskey-Moore It’s time to register for the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Walk for Kids. The walk will begin with a warm-up session at 8:40 a.m., followed by the walk at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Oct. 28. This signature SBCO event helps support our food, clothing,…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO Enrichment Grants Bring Summer Fun to Local Kids Nancy McCluskey-Moore Did your childhood include visits to summer camp? For many of us, these trips into the “wilderness” provided opportunities to try new activities and experience life away from home. Triangle YMCA Ranch Camp in Oracle offers local kids a week filled with archery, horseback…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

SBCO and SaddleBrooke Ranchers Encourage Young Readers Nancy McCluskey-Moore Each year SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) funds a grant to provide first graders at Ray Elementary School in Kearny, Ariz., with a wooden bookcase and two new books. The funding also provides for each child to receive two additional books in second and again in third…

SBCO Grants Support Educational Enrichment

Nancy McCluskey-Moore SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) has long provided grants to help finance education enrichment opportunities and summer sports activities for local students. Among the programs that recently received SBCO grants include: San Manuel Softball. A $2,500 grant was given to fund a summer softball program for kids living in the greater San Manuel area. Mammoth-San…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach

Help Fight Hunger—Annual SBCO Food Drive March 6-18 Nancy McCluskey-Moore This year the SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) annual Food Drive will once again accept donations of food as well as 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 area.…