Tag: donations

Crystal Cards Donation Tops $50,000

Bobbie Reed The Crystal Card Project has donated more than $50,000 to My Sister’s Place since the project began in 2016. This money has been used to help families escaping domestic violence. The needs of these families are sometimes unimaginable. They typically leave with few or no possessions. Their abuser often holds their birth certificates,…

Blood Drive Set for February 23

Dean Athmer The Sun Lakes Posse will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The address is 9531 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes. The event will be held in the meeting room, with plenty of space to comply with social distancing requirements. Here are the…

Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank Is Feeding Record Numbers of Families

Ellen Engel Causes: Coronavirus relief food banks, food, food banks, and pantries Mission: Uniting our community in the fight against hunger by providing food and basic necessities to our neighbors in need. Results: Currently, Matthew’s Crossing provides food and other basic necessities to over 3,500 people each month and approximately 2,250 food boxes for students per month. Target…

Another Successful Blood Drive

Red Cross workers on July 15

Ken Hinatsu The Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse and the American Red Cross held successful blood drives in Sun Lakes on July 9 and July 15, 2020. The drives were held at the Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse facility on Riggs Road. The blood drive efforts were driven by recent shortfalls in the blood supply because of…

Fun Laker News

Ray Texeira, President Although we are on a “temporary hold” for social gathering events, we are still committed to engage in our community wellbeing. With that in mind, the Fun Lakers have added a charity committee headed up by Susie Ficker. Throughout the year, four events, large and small, will sponsor fundraisers to assist a…

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…

Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank Provides Supplies for Infants

Ellen Engel The wonderful staff at Matthew’s Crossing are constantly asking themselves, “What more can we do?” They now provide an extra weekly bag of groceries to 100 to 150 clients. They now are able to provide infant bags containing needed supplies for infants to toddlers. Matthew’s Crossing has many different programs to help those…

Spring = Season of Growth

The little hottie this month is Freddie - personality and energy plus! He is a very good boy and loves to walk! Ask for more information at 480-600-2828.

Most everyone knows that their dogs must walk. It is in their DNA. But most people do not think about engaging their best friend in mental stimulation. What kind of life is it to just hang around the house all the time? Get up, go for a walk, eat, lie around, eat, go for walk, bedtime…