Adopt a family, give this Christmas

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

The holiday season has arrived and while many of us are lucky enough to have holiday food and the ability to provide gifts for family members and friends, there are others who go without and struggle just to put food on the their tables.

The Tri-Community Food Bank has experienced an increased need for food in the Tri-Community area. Thanks to individual donations and organizations such as SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, Knights of Columbus and the Mammoth Lions Club many families were able to have a nice Thanksgiving.

Now Christmas is swiftly approaching and the Food Bank is in need of more donations and help. The Tri-Community Food Bank facilitates a family adoption program each year for Christmas. The program provides Christmas cheer and gifts for less fortunate families for the holidays.

The Food Bank is in need of sponsors for Tri-Community families. Currently BHP has picked up 45 kids to sponsor and local schools are working with SaddleBrooke Community Outreach to sponsor 65 families but there is still a need for more sponsors.

When you volunteer to adopt a family, you will be provided with the children’s names, clothes sizes, interests and a wish list. You then provide gifts for the kids. Adult gifts are optional. A box of food is also a welcomed gift for the families.

You can choose the size of family you are willing to adopt and have the choice of delivering the gifts yourself or you can drop them off at the Food Bank to be distributed to the family. Requests to adopt a family should be made before Dec. 10.

To adopt a family or for more information about the program contact Joyce McClung at 520-385-4512 or email: mcclungjsm@theriver.com.

Volunteers are also needed at the Tri-Community Food Bank. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Joyce.

To comment on this article and others  visit the Copper Area News Facebook or send us an email at CBNSun@MinerSunBasin.com 

admin (7655 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Redhawk Announces Closing of Joint Venture With Anglo American on Copper Creek Project

    14 hours ago
    by

    Vancouver, British Columbia- Redhawk Resources, Inc. (“Redhawk” or the “Company”) (TSX:RDK)(FRANKFURT:QF7) is pleased to provide an update with respect to […]


    Learn About ‘Desert Holes’ Saturday With Author Pinau Merlin

    14 hours ago
    by

    Anyone who hikes desert trails – or putters around their Gold Canyon or Apache Junction back yard – has pondered […]


    Work on SR 77 in Catalina, north of Tucson 

    14 hours ago
    by

    North and southbound SR 77 are reduced to one lane nightly, Monday through Thursday, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. […]


    Hambly K-8 names Students of the Week

    November 25th, 2014
    by

    Leonor Hambly K-8 School has announced its Students of the Week for the weeks of Nov.


  • Stories Just For You

    DPS Encourages all Motorists to Drive Courteously This Holiday Season

    December 23rd, 2013
    by

    Arizona – The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), through its Highway Patrol Division, encourages all travelers to drive with […]


    Arvel Bird At the Arboretum New Year’s Day Concert at noon

    December 19th, 2013
    by

    Here’s a resolution you’ll find easy to keep: spend New Year’s Day outdoors at one of Arizona’s most scenic venues, […]


    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School

    December 2nd, 2013
    by

    John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School, one of the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology’s […]


    Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 28th, 2013
    by

    Copper Area News would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! Please remember to drive safely this holiday weekend. For […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin