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Kids’ Closet Needs YOU!

All of our Kids’ Closet volunteers do an extraordinary job of serving some of the most vulnerable children in our community. Many of these kids, particularly post- pandemic, are unsure of their future and need our help more than ever. But to help them, we need YOUR help! We currently have 22 volunteer leaders who ensure Kids’ Closet operates incredibly well. Some…

Ray Learning Garden

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach awarded a $5,000 grant to the Ray School District for a learning garden. The district, which serves students in Pre-K through grade 12 who live in Kearny and Winkelman, created a garden to teach sustainable living practices through hands-on learning. High school and junior high students enrolled in sustainable living and similar skills classes were involved in building and…

Scholarships Awarded

by Nancy McCluskey-Moore Each year SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s (SBCO) Education Committee receives applications from local high school seniors for college scholarships. After the applications are received, committee members review each student’s financial situation, high school transcript, activities, an essay about personal and professional goals and letters of recommendation. Committee members then conduct a personal interview to select the scholarship recipients. This year…

Future Veterinarian is Thankful for Her SBCO Scholarship

Elizabeth Ziegler, a SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) scholarship recipient, says, “When I was in high school and applied for the scholarship and got it, I was so excited. But looking back, I had no idea just how much the scholarship was going to help me.” Elizabeth is currently a senior at Northern Arizona University with a major in biology. Initially she thought…