Tag: Neighbors Who Care

20 years of Neighbors Who Care

November 1995 - Ann Porter became the first paid director of Neighbors Helping Neighbors and was greeted by Rev. Gary Vaughn, president of the Neighbors Ministry Program, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and pastor of the Sun Lakes Community Church.

Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s hard to believe that this month marks the 20th anniversary of the first time a Neighbors Who Care (then Neighbors Helping Neighbors) volunteer took a homebound Sun Laker grocery shopping. And how we’ve grown during that time: from a dozen or so volunteers organized through the Interfaith Council who would…

News From Your Neighbors Who Care – December 2014

Santa visits a Neighbors Who Care client!

The “No Scrooge” neighborhood Eric Ehst, Executive Director It’s the holiday season again. Anyone who has read Dickens’ A Christmas Carol or seen one of the many movie versions remembers that moment when Scrooge realizes that a person’s true legacy is not how much money they accumulated but the difference they made in the lives of…

Neighbors Who Care educational workshop

Come and enjoy light refreshments and learn what is new for Medicare in 2015 at a workshop at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. The “Medicare 2015 Update” educational workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 14 from 9:00-to 11:00 a.m. in Room 4 of the Educational Building. The workshop will be presented by Shelly Winson…

News from your Neighbors – October 2014

Take your best shot at the dunk tank at the second annual Welcome Back Party/Community Fair sponsored by Neighbors Who Care on October 25!

It’s time to party Eric Ehst, Executive Director Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 25. It’s time for Neighbors Who Care’s second annual Welcome Back Party/Community Fair. From 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. our parking lot at the northeast corner of Riggs Rd. and Alma School Rd. will be rocking with fun, food and entertainment. Last year…

Creating an age-friendly community

Eric Ehst, Executive Director On June 25 Neighbors Who Care received the 2014 Desert Peaks Award for Public-Private Partnerships from the Maricopa Association of Governments. We, along with our partners in the Greater Phoenix Age-Friendly Network, were honored for our nationally recognized work in creating networks that meet the changing needs of an aging population…