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It took a full-size school bus and a box truck to deliver all the food gathered by Williams Field High School students to United Food Bank Arizona in Mesa on Friday.
A smile — one of those tiny side smirks that causes a cheek to abut against the bottom of the eye — creeps onto your face when remembering all of the gadgets and gizmos held within the toy closet at Cardon Children’s Medical Center. This would be the moment when you’d try to blame the delightful giddiness on the inner child emerging from its shell, but it’d be a lie to say the outer man didn’t have a blast absorbing the sight of all the trinkets within the treasure trove.
"I got the best bargain — this book,” I said. “No, you didn’t. Look at this Coach purse,” my daughter said.
Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday for their work to eliminate underage drinking and substance abuse by Mesa youth.
On St. Vincent de Paul Executive Director Steve Zabilski’s wall is a photo taken a few years ago of former Fry’s Food Stores President Jon Flora during a visit to the center. It’s of the now-deceased man surrounded by a group of children, all holding books donated to them during his visit.
Plan now for an autumn full of fun in the East Valley.
WASHINGTON — All summer, thousands of visitors traipse among the U.S. Capitol's many statues, which honor the nation's founders, leaders and legends.
Chandler Councilwoman Trinity Donovan walked into the grocery store last week with $29 in her purse and a feeling of uncertainty in her mind.
Normalcy is kind of a funny concept, something that fluctuates with people and circumstances and is often defined by the small routines in life. Consider the morning routine, which is defined the little habits like showering, tooth brushing, drinking a cup of hot cocoa from the “Little Mermaid” mug followed by a morning, or at least weekly, trip to the grocery store to restock on milk and soap.
A bone marrow stem cell transplant isn’t necessarily as expensive as staying in intensive care for months and going through chemotherapy and testing that could make medical bills seem insurmountable. Yet it’s finding a match for a bone marrow donor that can make the former an even tougher climb.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Food Bank once was one of those standard food distribution centers where bags of processed foods, carbohydrate-laden government commodities and day-old breads and sweets were bagged and handed to people who stood in line for hours to get it.
Though classes for the upcoming school year don’t resume until Aug. 5, the Kyrene Family Resource Center is looking for basic hygiene products, food and school supplies to prepare for a flux of incoming families next month.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Myrtle Beach, this year celebrating the 75th anniversary of its incorporation, is the heart of South Carolina's $16.5 billion tourism industry. Myrtle Beach is in the center of a 60-mile (100-kilometer) reach of beaches that attracts more than 14 million visitors a year to dozens of golf courses, hundreds of restaurants and tens of thousands of hotel, motel and other rental units. There's shopping at hundreds of stores and nine live entertainment theaters with almost 12,000 seats. But there's a lot to do for free. Here are five suggestions:
Hunger may seem like a problem only faced far away, but local churches say it’s a problem right here in Ahwatukee Foothills.
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.
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.
Across the East Valley this week, educators, school leaders, elected officials, family and friends expressed their sorrow upon hearing about the death of Eddie Basha, Jr.
We learned in school about the inventors such as Edison and Bell who parlayed their inventions into fortunes, of the great capitalists of the Gilded Age such as Rockefeller and Carnegie and Morgan who took great risks on their way to becoming titans of industry.
NEW YORK (AP) — They frolic in empty boxes and stick their heads under faucet streams of water. They dance on tippy toes and fly through the air with Pop-Tarts. They play piano wearing little frocks and get tickled to distraction to the delight of millions on YouTube.
LOS ANGELES — When Jay Mesinger heard about a study seeking golden retrievers to help fight canine cancer, he immediately signed up 2-year-old Louie.
Q: Where can I take my old computers and cell phones to be recycled properly? - Suzanne
Assistance League of East Valley collected 635 books during a Children's Book Drive in support of volunteerism on Make a Difference Day on Oct. 27. The books have been donated to Children First Academy for homeless children, Head Start programs in the Tempe Elementary District, a rural school where many children's parents are incarcerated and Adams Elementary in Mesa.
A few toy cars, a couple of dolls, games, balls — even a bicycle — filled an old fire truck outside a Mesa store.
A major fundraiser to support cancer research and programs for the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is continuing to build on its holiday tradition.