Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center seeks cash, food and toy donations to brighten the holiday season for children, families and seniors in the northern Arizona foothills community. The food bank is working with more than a dozen local organizations and churches to provide gifts, holiday meals and hope for those in crisis in the community. The 14th annual Adopt-a-Family program will be held on Saturday, December 10 in Black Canyon City at High Desert Park from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM and on Sunday, December 11, at Holland Community Center in north Scottsdale from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM.
According to Pam DiPietro, executive director of Foothills Food Bank, all families must be signed up by December 7, 2016. Individual donors as well as donor groups such as businesses, HOAs, churches, and schools, are encouraged to participate in this year’s Adopt-a-Family program. Interested donors determine the size of the family they are willing to adopt then a family wish list is provided as a shopping guide. Monetary donations also are accepted to support the program. All gifts must be wrapped and delivered in December either directly to the family or dropped off at the event site. Checks are payable to Foothills Food Bank. All gifts and donations are tax deductible according to tax laws.
For information about the 2016 Adopt-a-Family program or to request a donor sign-up form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or pick up a form at the food bank. Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek.