OCTOBER 16, 2013

Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center launches Adopt-a-Family Program

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CAVE CREEK – The Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is joining with several organizations to brighten the holiday season for children, families and seniors in the northern Arizona foothills community. More than 12 organizations and churches are working to provide gifts, holiday meals and hope for those in crisis in the community.

Participating organizations that work closely with the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center for the Adopt-a-Family program include:

foothills food bank logo• Rural Metro Fire Department
• Salvation Army
• Cave Creek Unified School District
• Foothills Community Foundation
• Foothills Caring Corps
• Carefree Kiwanis
• Scottsdale North Rotary Club
• Soroptimists Intl of Saguaro Foothills
• Desert Foothills Lutheran Church
• Desert Hills Presbyterian Church
• St. Vincent de Paul from:
   - Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church
   - St. Gabriel Catholic Church
   - St. Rose Catholic Church

Individual donors and donor groups such as businesses, HOAs and classmates are encouraged to participate in this year’s program by providing gifts for a family, children or seniors in the community. Donors should indicate the size of family they are willing to adopt and a family wish list will be provided to serve as a shopping guide. There is no minimum donation and shopping assistance is available for monetary donations to support the program. Checks are payable to the Foothills Food Bank. All gifts and donations are tax deductible according to tax laws.

For more information on the Adopt-a-Family 2013 program or to request a donor sign-up form, email AdoptaFamily2013@gmail.com or call co-chairs Jeanne Panhorst at 480-595-8584 or Judi Anderson at 480-540-7631.

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