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“If President Obama wants to score points with Republicans and avoid another debt crisis, stop borrowing money from China and borrow from the Cayman Islands. That way most lawmakers could draw a paycheck and interest from the American people. They could call it The Grand Cayman Bargain. I would sleep better knowing American tax dollars went to an American politician to buy cocaine than a communist from China to buy American jobs.”
The City of Mesa recently received a grant for $25,000 to implement a new program targeted at neighborhood revitalization.
People who plan to participate in Mesa’s annual Make a Difference Day on Oct. 26 are eligible to receive small grants for their service.
For Iraq War veteran “John,” his wife “Sharon” and their teenage son and daughter, United Food Bank is the lifeline that helps them get by.
Lisa Pino’s intention always was to enter public service upon graduation from law school at Arizona State University, and she has done so in many different arenas.
LOS ANGELES — When Charlie Annenberg adopted an abandoned golden retriever named Lucky, a new breed of philanthropy was born.
Mesa food bank looking for donations to get them through the summer
With vacations and school filling calendars in July and August, new volunteers are needed to help pack food at Tempe's Feed My Starving Children.
The Valley of the Sun United Way is expecting at least 500 homeless guests to find aid and assistance at its Project Connect event Thursday, July 18, and is hoping its own volunteers will find a home as well: in the hearts of the guests they aid.
After a disappointing pledge campaign last year that fell short of its goal, Mesa United Way officials are pleased that this year’s effort ending June 30 has reached its $2.825 million target. But they’re not celebrating.
The Mesa United Way branch is accepting monetary donations for those who have lost their homes in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
A local branch of BERNINA of America will host its fourth-annual Quilter’s Garage Sale on June 22 to raise money for the American Red Cross.
When it comes to improving our community and helping people in need, Mesa has no shortage of role models. That’s what makes Susan Carland’s selection for Mesa United Way’s Ross N. Farnsworth Spirit of Mesa Award so special.
Are you 18 to 24-years-old and looking for a summer job? The AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers to Service America) Summer Associates Program is looking for participants.
A Valley woman's dying wish was fulfilled this Mother's Day weekend, thanks to the Dream Foundation.
I feel it has become an embarrassment to the community of Gilbert to have three very radical (Town) Council members. No other neighboring city councils have such radicals that would want to protest federal grants for seniors and the needy.
Zaharis Elementary's Lemonade Club presented $414 to Academy Award winner, author and musician Jeff Bridges, international spokesperson for Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry, last week. Principal Mike Oliver shared this story:
The City of Mesa is celebrating Global Youth Service Day by hosting an athletic shoe drive for kids 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27 at Mountain View High School.
While visiting a second-grade classroom in Chandler some seven years ago, Barbara Blalock witnessed a 7-year-old girl hand in her right tennis shoe as collateral. She was borrowing a pencil from her teacher.
Valley of the Sun United Way and Mesa United Way are partnering for a special Project Connect event April 11 at Broadway Christian Church, 7335 E. Broadway Road, Mesa.
Valley of the Sun United Way and Mesa United Way will join together this week for the fifth Project Connect event held in the City of Mesa since 2009. It is an effort to prevent and end homelessness in the community.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith spoke honestly with United Food Bank President Bob Evans on Wednesday.
Because of the actions of two Paz de Cristo Community Center employees and the quick response of Mesa and Tempe fire departments, the facility that serves as a food bank, social services center and dining hall for the homeless and working poor was spared major damage when flames broke out last week.
United Food Bank is looking for volunteers to help administer a national study that helps food banks have a greater understanding of hunger and the needs of their communities.