Tag: donations

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…

Blood Drive February 7

Michele Renahan It is never too late to donate! Be someone’s early Valentine, and plan to make a blood donation at the IronOaks Blood Drive Feb. 7. Appointments are available as early as 7 a.m. Your single donation can help up to three patients in hospitals, surgical centers, and emergency rooms throughout the U.S. It’s…

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,…

Hope’s Treasure Boutique Returns Nov. 13-16

Cathy Kalin The Hope’s Treasures Holiday Boutique returns this year with quality handcrafted goods Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 13-16, at Hope Covenant Church, 1770 S. Dobson Road (north of Germann), Chandler. Hours are Wednesday, Opening Night, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The…

Crystal Cards announces $30,000 donated

Gloria Tonkinson, Polly Smith, and Joanne Rumpler update the check to My Sister's Place to reflect the $30,000 donated through September, 2019.

Bobbie Reed Just three and half years after its startup, The Crystal Card Project has raised over $30,000 for charity. This is nearly double the goal of $5,000 per year set in March of 2016 when the project was first conceived. The monies raised are donated to My Sister’s Place, a Chandler shelter providing support…

Matthew’s Crossing food drive

Ellen Engel Jan Terhune, Executive Director of Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank, says she is in awe of our friends who continue to step up their commitment to fight hunger. Hunger is real. One out of every four children does not know where their next meal is coming from. It doesn’t take a vacation or a…

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…