July 22, 2013, 5:40 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- North Valley newspaper, Sonoran News, published its second Patriot Pride Supplement in its latest issue, honoring the nation's servicemen and –women, past, present, and future. In addition, as the country celebrates her independence this July, the news organization will be hosting a food drive for Packages From Home, which will send food overseas to the troops serving in the Middle East.
Local businesses will act as donation locations. These businesses include Sanderson Ford, Sanderson Lincoln, Scottsdale Fire Department, Rural/Metro Fire Department, Wilhelm Automotive, Airpark Collision, and Parkway Bank. Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln will be going the extra mile by providing donation boxes, as well as fliers, and by transporting all food collected throughout July.
Residents who personally know someone protecting the country overseas may go online at http://packagesfromhome.org to request a package for their loved ones.
Below are items that Sonoran News hopes to collect:
Tuna (5-7 oz.)
Tuna (5-7 oz.)
Tabasco sauce (2 oz. size)
Peanut Butter (18 oz.)
Jelly, squeezable, in plastic containers (20.5 oz.)
Individual packs of creamer, sugar, ketchup, mustard, mayo
Drink Mix Singles (Wylers, Crystal Lite, Hawaiian Punch, coffee)
Chef Boyardee or equivalent (15 oz.)
Canned fruit (12 oz. to 16 oz.)
Campbell soup (10 ¾ oz.)
You can donate at the following locations:
AirparkCollisionCenter – 7333 E. Butherus Dr., Ste. A-200
Parkway Bank – 6300 E. Cave Creek Road
Rural/Metro Fire Stations:
Cave Creek (37622 N. Cave Creek Rd.)
Carefree (37401 N. Tom Darlington Dr.)
Scottsdale (16309 E. Rio Verde Dr.)
Scottsdale Desert Mountain Fire Station – 9320 E. Cave Creek Rd.
Sanderson Ford – 6400 N. 51 Ave.
Sanderson Lincoln – 2121 W. Bell Rd.
Wilhelm Automotive – 29233 N. Cave Creek Road
Please contact Shari Jo Sorchych of Sonoran News at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
About Sanderson Ford
Sanderson Ford, located in Glendale, AZ, sells new and used Ford vehicles and is a fifteen time winner of the President's Award. Not only does the dealer carry a full line of Ford cars, trucks, and SUVs, like the Focus and the F-150, but Sanderson Ford also provides a large service department that is prepared to assist with any repairs or routine maintenance, as well as a knowledgeable parts department that offers one-stop shopping on all Ford parts and accessories. Sanderson Ford strives for 100 percent customer satisfaction with every visit. Visit Sanderson Ford online at http://sandersonford.com.
About Packages From Home
Packages From Home is a 501(3)c. Their primary purpose is to provide food, personal care, and recreational items to deployed American troops, at no cost to them. They collect donated items from generous patriotic American citizens. Their staff and volunteers carefully pack the donations and mail them to U.S. servicemen and women overseas. Monetary donations go toward mailing costs and/or purchasing special items to send. Visit www.PackagesFromHome.org.
About Sonoran News
Sonoran News is a free local newspaper with a conservative voice. Informational articles about issues facing members of the business community make Sonoran News a vital business champion in the North Valley. Sonoran News is a good neighbor with a good conscience and a strong community service voice. Visit www.SonoranNews.com.