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Ne-Yo seen at Fame and Philanthropy's Celebrates the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at The Vineyard Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Arnold Turner/Invision/AP)
It was another busy Friday at United Food Bank’s Help Yourself program facility in Mesa as people lined up to purchase food boxes for $17 each. The boxes are intended to help struggling individuals and families stretch tight food budgets and can feed a family of four for a week.
Isabel Duran has lived in her Chandler home near Arizona Avenue and Pecos road for more than 42 years.
Mesa’s Neighborhood Outreach Office has three drop-off days scheduled for residents to donate boxes of citrus to the United Food Bank.
A band consisting of members dotting the Valley will be one group participating in the United Food Bank’s Day of Service on Jan. 4.
A Tempe-based IT firm recently provided a few police officers a toy shopping trip to support children they serve.
“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.