Tag: donations

A Gift That Continues Giving

Richard Hawkes It has been a harsh year for our Greater Sun Lakes Community. We have been shut in for longer than a year, and we have lost a number of friends and loved ones. We have done many things to help remember those who have passed. The Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation is now…

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…