Tag: volunteer

Cheers to you for all you do!

Jennifer Gustafson, Community Outreach Manager On August 21, our nation will observe National Senior Citizens Day to show appreciation for the value and contributions of older Americans to home, family and society. This national observance was first established by President Ronald Reagan on August 19, 1988. In his proclamation, Reagan said, “For all they have…

Thank You Volunteer Fruit Pickers!

  Wes Akerman found a need in SunBird of assisting people who could use help and/or physically could not pick the fruit from their own citrus trees each season. Oftentimes, the citrus would fall to the ground and go to waste. A group of volunteers was organized a few years back to help resolve this…

Service, Support and Sustenance

  Rosie VanderVeen It’s been an exciting year for the Kare Bears! Lots of events with many opportunities to volunteer. Kare Bear Faires are more popular than ever – a place to shop and mingle with friends and make new acquaintances. Sherry Fann would like to thank the SunBird community for all of the items…

Need help picking fruit?

  Arizona is a great place for fruit trees. Mature fruit trees can harvest up to hundreds of fruits and sometimes are not all picked due to the height of the tree. If you have a fruit tree and are unable to pick or reach the fruit, please contact the SunBird office at 802-4901. SunBird…

Volunteers needed for Wreaths Across America

Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, Maine, was a 12-year-old paperboy for the Bangor Daily News when he won a trip to Washington, D.C. His first trip to our nation’s capital was one he would never forget, and Arlington National Cemetery made an especially indelible impression on him. In 1992, Worcester Wreath found…

Ed Robson Library needs volunteers

The Ed Robson Library in Sun Lakes is looking for a holds shelving volunteer. The shift is every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. for about 45 minutes to an hour, and involves shelving our incoming holds in alphabetical order by customer last name. If you’re interested and are a year-round resident, please stop by the library…

Adopt-A-Neighbor volunteers needed

I am looking for a few kind men or women who would be able to help people in SunBird who cannot help themselves. We have a few people in our community, for whatever reason (health or physically not capable), who sometimes are not able to remove their weeds or are not capable of bending over…

Need help picking fruit?

Arizona is a great place for fruit trees. Mature fruit trees can harvest up to hundreds of fruits and sometimes are not all picked due to the height of the tree. If you have a fruit tree and are unable to pick or reach the fruit, please contact the SunBird office at 802-4901. SunBird residents…