Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona

Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona warehouse manager Leslie Pike unloads donated diapers.

  • Cenpatico Integrated Care: Cenpatico awarded a $6,000 grant to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona to fund the transportation of hundreds of thousands of diapers donated by Huggies, to be distributed to families in need.
  • Home Instead Senior Care: The company has partnered with Tucson businesses to support its annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” program.

Holiday shoppers are invited to stop by one of five participating locations where “Be a Santa to a Senior” trees will be on display from Nov. 13 to Dec. 13. The trees will be decorated with paper ornaments featuring seniors’ first names and their gift wish lists. After purchasing a gift, the shopper will return it with the ornament attached to be wrapped and delivered by community volunteers to local seniors.

Participating businesses include K-Mart, 7055 E. Broadway.; HISC Office, 3208 N. Tucson Blvd.; Rocco’s Little Chicago Pizzeria, 2707 E. Broadway; Deco Art for Living, 2612 E. Broadway; and Curves, 10355 N. La Canada Drive. For more information, visit BeaSantaToaSenior.com

  • United Way Days of Caring: More volunteers than ever showed up for the 18th annual United Way Days of Caring. More than 4,100 individuals pitched in, completing 18,385 volunteer hours over three days in October.

Projects included playground revitalization, dog walking, picking up trash, pulling weeds, painting over graffiti and packing food for people in need.

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