Anthem Giving Circle is hosting its 6th Annual Purses for a Purpose event on Tuesday, February 2 from 5 to 8 PM at the Anthem’s Ironwood Country Club. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine while browsing the large selection of purses for sale in the silent auction. This year, a beautiful Stella McCartney purse will go to the winner of the raffle. Proceeds from the “Purses for a Purpose” event will go to help Anthem families in need. For tickets, contact email@example.com.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Anthem, Arizona is hosting its third annual “Every Mile Counts” 5K Race on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the St. Rose Philippine Duchesne church located 2825 W Rose Canyon Circle. Proceeds of this race will go to the food pantry at St. Rose which provides temporary emergency subsistence for families who are suffering. St. Vincent de Paul works in conjunction with other not-for-profits in the service area to distribute food and many other services to any family or person in need regardless of age, religion or ethnic group. St. Vincent de Paul serves the Anthem, Tramanto, Black Canyon, New River and other north Phoenix communities.
The 5K Race is open to all casual and serious runners and walkers. The course is out-and-back and is predominantly asphalt. Water will be available at the turn around and start/finish line. Families are encouraged to participate through reduced fees for children. Parents with strollers are welcome. Race fees include a tee shirts, pancake breakfast and goody bag.
Information and registration for the race can be found at http://www.active.com/anthem-az/running/distance-running-races/st-vincent-de-paul-friends-of-the-poor-5km-2016. For details call St. Rose Church at 623-465-9740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ringing of the bells by the volunteer Salvation Army bell ringers in Anthem was rewarded with generous contributions. Del Mau of Anthem’s Salvation Army reported that a little over $21,100 had been generously donated into their Red Kettle this past Christmas season. In addition, Anthem’s Salvation Army collected 96 toys and nine jackets at their Anthem December toy drive at the Walmart in conjunction with the Daisy Mountain Fire Fighters. The Anthem unit of the Salvation Army assisted 116 families (407 individuals) in 2015 with their utilities in the amount of $30,940. The Salvation Army wants to thank all the volunteer bell ringers and contributors to the 2015 Red Kettle Drive.
Anthem Cares Through Service (ACTS) will hold its 6th Annual Silent Auction on Friday, February 19th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at the Ironwood Country Club, Anthem. Hundreds of exciting auction items will be available to choose from such as art, wine, gift certificates, vacation packages, golf packages, travel, and much more! “Little acts of kindness and assistance goes a long way to help Anthem families get back on their feet. The proceeds generated from the ACTS auction provide this support”, said Joe Huseonica, ACTS Auction Chair.
Anthem Pets is holding its Saddle Up for Paws Dinner & Auction on Saturday, May 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Anthem Civic Center, 3701 W. Anthem Way, Phoenix, AZ, 85086. With your $35 ticket, you’ll enjoy pulled pork, chicken, salads and dessert, with a vegetarian option and a cash bar. Proceeds will help Anthem Pets reunite lost pets with their owners, maintain our 24 Hour Pet Hotline, provide Pet Search & Rescue, low cost vaccinating, microchipping and more. For more information, check out http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eag1w9eh90461f18&llr=yamzujsab.