The Independence Day holiday weekend is the slowest time of the summer for blood donations. Please donate at Vitalant’s Saving Arizona Blood Drive Saturday, July 2, 8 am – 1 pm at Gila River Arena, or Sunday, July 3, 7 am – 1 pm at the Tempe Center for the Arts. A lucky donor will be drawn as one of the 10 finalists for a 2022 Volkswagen Taos. All blood types are needed, especially Type-O, the universal donor.
Parents and caregivers have a significant influence in their children’s decisions to experiment with alcohol and other drugs. Use that influence to have open, honest conversations that help you connect with your kids. #BeTheInfluence Talk Early. Talk Often.
Hunger is one of the greatest threats to our community. But you can help! Join Gaydos and Chad in their fundraising efforts for St. Mary's Food Bank. Every dollar you donate provides enough food for 7 meals. Together, we can ease hunger in Arizona. Please consider making a donation. Gaydos and Chad's Food Bank Fridays is presented by The UPS Store and Sweet James Accident Attorneys.
The Arizona Department of Health Services and partner agencies are providing even more widespread availability by making COVID-19 vaccines available in neighborhoods through trusted community partners.