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Giving back in Southern Arizona
Giving back in Southern Arizona

Giving back in Southern Arizona

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Lucky Wishbone, 4701 E. Broadway Blvd., on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 in Tucson, AZ.

  • Lucky Wishbone: The Tucson chain of restaurants has teamed up with the Tucson Fire Department to help feed people in need. Now through March 31, customers can buy a fish sandwich at any Lucky Wishbone location and get one free, or buy one and donate the free sandwich to someone in need through the Tucson Fire Department’s TC3 outreach program. Find a Lucky Wishbone location near you at
  • Jim Click Jr.: The automotive dealer has launched the “Millions for Tucson Raffle,” giving local charities an opportunity to raise millions of dollars. Click is issuing 100,000 raffle tickets to eligible nonprofit organizations to sell. Participating charities will keep 100 percent of the funds they raise to support their services and programs. This is the ninth raffle Click has conducted since 2003, raising nearly $6 million for charities. This year’s grand prize will be a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit. Second prize is two first-class airline tickets to anywhere in the world — some restrictions apply. Third prize is $5,000 in cash. Eligible nonprofit organizations can make arrangements to pick up raffle tickets by calling 342-5210, or through e-mail at Charities will be selling tickets for $25 each or five for $100 through Dec. 7. A drawing will be held Dec. 13. As part of the kickoff celebration, Click gave away $5,000, drawing 10 random charity names which received $500 each. For more information, visit
  • Kinder Morgan: Sunnyside High School is getting 26 new 15-gallon shade trees as part of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild’s Trees for Tucson program. Since 2015, Kinder Morgan has partnered with Tucson Clean & Beautiful to provide more than 1,500 drought tolerant shade trees for schools. Shade trees create spaces for passive and active recreation while cooling the environment by as much as 12 degrees. Shade trees reduce urban heat islands and save energy costs.

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