Tag: charity

Reach Out Sun Lakes Helps Feed the Hungry

Ellen Engel I received an email from Matthew’s Crossing letting me know that they have been receiving an uptick in donations from Sun Lakes. Our groups, the Bridge Club, Democratic Club, Unity Church, and Jewish Community are emailing their members to remind them about the need for donations. At Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank, they see…

“Hooked on Healing Veterans” Motorcycle Charity Ride

Norm Noble On Saturday, March 7, the Sun Lakes Rotary Club is sponsoring the fifth anniversary “Hooked on Healing Veterans” Motorcycle Charity Ride. This special event supports the wounded and disabled veterans living right here in our community. This ride will feature over 100 bike enthusiasts who will ride 101 miles on Saturday, March 7,…

Appreciation festival to Celebrate Veterans Week

Patriot Guard Riders

Norm Noble On Saturday, Nov. 16, at Sun Lakes Country Club between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., the Arizona Patriot Guard Riders and Sun Lakes Rotary and Lions Clubs are hosting an appreciation festival to celebrate Veterans Week. Come out and have a bit of lunch and a drink while checking out the raffles, silent auctions,…

Wreaths Across America

Roman Martin Tempus Fugit – Time Flies. Oh, how quickly we are approaching that Saturday when we will place our Remembrance Wreaths on the graves of those heroes who have served our country in the uniformed services. There are over 2,700 veterans’ gravesites at Valley of the Sun Cemetery on Chandler Heights Road in Chandler,…

Matthew’s Crossing fights hunger

  Ellen Engel Hunger is not getting enough food to provide the nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water) for a fully productive and active life. Hunger is having uneasy or painful sensations caused by lack of food. Hunger is the recurrent and involuntary lack of access to food. Matthew’s Crossing was formed and…

RSLCS Spring Food Drive

We are holding our annual Spring Food Drive April 21 to May 19 at 23914 S. Alma School Road, Chandler, AZ. Food can be dropped off any time during the day and will be given to AZCEND, the Chandler Food Bank. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please make all checks out…

Swing for Hope – April 4

  Has your life been affected by cancer? Personally, family, friend? Join us in supporting cancer research. Ironwood Ladies Golf Association will hold its annual Swing for Hope fundraising tournament on April 4, 2019. Please help us reach our goal of $10,000.00. All funds are given directly to The University of Arizona Cancer Center for…

Food Bank needs food for holiday season

  Ellen Engel Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank is located in Chandler. Here are some statistics on hunger in Maricopa County. More than 623,300 (16.5%) people live in poverty. Twenty-six percent of those living in poverty are children! Nearly 1,138,000 (29%) are the “working poor.” We are in the holiday season. Matthew’s Crossing volunteers are getting…

Save the date for charity magic show

Mike Grady There’s magic in the air that will soon be on stage at Sun Lakes Country Club. On January 6, the Magic of Raymond Production Company will present a 90-minute stage illusion and comedy show entitled “Just One More Time Again.” Raymond is a former professional magician and VP of Operations for the Society…

Western themed party will help clothe 10,000 children

  Sun Lakes residents are invited to saddle up and join the fun at “’Ranglers & Rhinestones,” a western-themed party on November 17 that will raise funds to provide clothing for almost 10,000 school children. Party goers can dance to the music of The Bayou Bandits, enjoy a delicious dinner at Rustler’s Rooste, 8383 S.…