Tag: Charity

Do you have a free Saturday in December?

Mary Beth Fisher Robson Ranch, Eloy, AZ will provide Salvation Army bell ringers at the local Sam’s Club at the Promenade on Florence Ave. on December 2, 9, 16. We ring in two-hour increments from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You show up, ring the bell, collect the donations in the Red Kettle and are…

Angel Wishes

Mary Beth Fisher It is clear the weather is changing, and that is the first clue that the holidays are not far behind. This year we will continue the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program that was started eight years ago. As a young community we were well aware of how blessed we were and that…

It’s time for our annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s

So get your walking shoes on and your generosity and caring at a peak! We are hearing regularly about the devastation Alzheimer’s disease brings for the affected, the caregivers and the family. I’m sure since our 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s many of you have had Alzheimer’s touch your lives. We are the ones that…

Operation Christmas Child – See how you can help

Operation Christmas Child is a world-wide annual event, a division of Samaritan’s Purse headed by Franklin Graham and supported through our local Robson Ranch Rock Springs Church. Each year thousands of volunteers gather items to fill Christmas Shoe Boxes for overseas children who have “NOTHING.” Our local Robson Ranch residents not only volunteer to fill…

Robson Ranch residents play pickleball for charity

Pickleball for charity

Playing pickleball was the newest way members of the Robson Ranch community decided to try and come together to help disadvantaged families in Eloy, by having a tournament for all those who cared to join. Christmas tunes were blasting on the speakers while a spread of Christmas goodies awaited the more than 60 players between…

Generosity is good for your health

Kristin Saiz Several studies in recent years show the positive health effects of giving to charity. Reduced stress and blood pressure, longer life and lower levels of depression are just a few. But many people overlook their life insurance policy as a giving option. Not only is this an easy way to make a big…

Angel Tree program continues at Robson Ranch

Mary Beth Fisher The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program that provides toys to deserving children in Casa Grande and Eloy as well as throughout Pinal County will continue even though Mary and her husband H.D. are relocating to the east coast. Mary Kim and Mary Beth Fisher initiated this project Christmas of 2008. Mary Kim…

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child packing party

Operation Christmas Child, a Franklin Graham Ministry, sends shoeboxes packed with toys and hygiene items to needy children around the world. It is a tangible way to share God’s love with children who have little. A packing party is a unique opportunity for family, friends, colleagues and neighbors to come together and experience the great…

Save those pop tabs

Roger and Sandy Horazuk The Ronald McDonald House in Tucson has 28 apartments that provide a home away from home for families who have traveled far to bring their children to a medical facility for treatment. It provides comfort and support to families with children facing serious illness or injury. Please save your pop tabs.…

Ranchers adopt 150 children for Christmas

Members of Robson Ranch, for the eighth year, are adopting 150 needy children for Christmas. They have been screened and assessed by the Casa Grande Salvation Army as children who would not be able to get many gifts during this season. Each child, 75 girls and 75 boys between the ages of newborn to teenage…