Project Manna Food Distribution | August 2nd {Surprise, AZ}

Mana 27804407 xs Here’s  a great resource that Loree shared with me by email today. I know this can definitely help those who might need the assistance. Starting August 2nd and on the first Saturday of every month, there will be an event happening in Surprise known as Project Manna – “Mash Foods”. … Food Distribution.

Approximately 200 units will be available for distribution – each unit is 69 – 90 pounds of food for a cost of just $10.00. Included in that is veggies, meat, juice, random items – which will vary each month. 

The event will take place on 13174 w. Foxfire Drive, Building B at 6 a.m. – there are no guidelines or qualifications but the event is limited to 200 (until they grow larger). Loree let me know that this pas week they got:

  • 1 Bag of Apples
  • 2 Honeydew Melons
  • 6 Peaches
  • 6 Tomatoes
  • 1 Cucumer
  • Raspberries, Blueberries
  • 1 Bag of Ruffles 
  • 4 Small Bags of Lays
  • 1 Greek Yogurt
  • 1 Bag of Chicken Wings & 1 Bag of Chicken Breast
  • A bouquet of flowers
  • 1 pkg (8 ct) Minute Maid Juice Box
  • 2 Squash
  • Chocolate Mousse Dessert
  • 1 Bag of Potatoes
  • 1 Bunch of Bananas
Keep in mind that each month may vary; if you know someone that may benefit from this please feel free to share.
thanks,  Loree!


Maricopa County Hosts H20 for Heroes on Saturday 8/2 {FREE Medium Firehouse Sub}

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Here’s a great deal if you are in the Queen Creek area – on Saturday, the Maricopa County Sherriff office will host H2O for Heroes – from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Firehouse Subs Parking Lot.

You are encouraged to bring a 24 pk of Bottled Water to benefit the Queen Creek Family Resource – everyone who brings an pack of Water will score a FREE Medium Firehouse Sub (One per Person!)

There will also be fun giveaways there as well.. share this with those who live in the Queen Creek area, and pick up a cheap case of bottled water for $1.99 at Albertsons this week or at WinCo.

thanks, Lianna!


Desert Car Care of Chandler: FREE Oil Change for Teachers {August 9th}


Here’s a great offer for those of you who are teachers; Desert Car Car of Chandler is offering a FREE Oil Change to Teachers on August 9th – from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

The service includes 5W20 Semi-Synthetic Oil, a Filter and a 15 point Safety Evaluation. Teachers can also enter to win other items including a Keurig & Gift Cards, much more.

You can find Desert Car Car at 95 N. Dobson Road in Chandler.

thanks, EV Tribune

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Chompie’s: National Cheesecake Day and Eat Like a Kid Day {July 30th}

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There are TWO great deals at Chompie’s  for July 30th. .. a great way to take a friend, spouse or, your kids, out for dinner without breaking the bank!

National Cheesecake Day:  Buy 1 Get 1 FREE on Wednesday, July 30th. To celebrate, Chompie’s is offering a great deal on our fresh-from-scratch classic NY Cheesecake:

Buy 1 Slice of Classic NY Cheesecake, Get 1 FREE at Chompie’s Bakery Counter!*

*Deal is valid at the bakery counter only (to go) at all Chompie’s locations from 7/30/14 through 8/5/14. Limit 2 total slices of classic NY cheesecake per guest (must be present). Not valid with any other special, coupon, offer or discount, on catering, or with promotional gift cards. Quantities subject to supply on hand. No rain checks

Eat Like a Kid Day, July 30th:  ALL Ages can order a Kids Meal from their HUGE Kids Menu – for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Chompie’s makes a donation from each Kids Meal to the non-profit Playworks to keep bullying out of schools/playgrounds. 

The offer is valid at all locations in the Phoenix area. The offer is for dine-in only, only one kids meal per person.

You can read more about Chompie’s and find locations around Phoenix by heading to their site. They have been around since 1979!

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Arizona Cardinals FREE Training Camp Admission + FREE Parking, Autographs & Kids Zone {July 26th–August 2nd}


If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids, the Arizona Cardinals have opened up their training camp at the University of Phoenix Stadium. 

Since last Saturday, and through 8/22, they will have a total of 18 OPEN practices that you can watch…. might be a great way to get out of the heat!

Open practice will beheld from 2 – 4:30 p.m. – you can grab their schedule here.

Parking (East Side of the Stadium on Green & Gray) is completely FREE – you can see more details on stadium entry and public parking on their official blog.

They’ll also have a Kids Interactive Zone & take Autographs (in limited number) – with a variety of food & concessions available for purchase.

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Lowe’s Build & Grow: Make a Monsters vs. Aliens Trolley on Saturday, August 9th {Register Now}


If you have children, don’t miss this chance to head over and register your kids for the Lowe’s Build & Grow on Saturday, August 9th to make a Monsters vs. Aliens Trolley, at 10 a.m.

Events tend to book up extremely quickly – you’ll need to try to register as early as possible to guarantee your children a spot. Once you enter your zip, click “Register” (in yellow) and complete the registration process.

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SRP & APS Shade Tree Program | Register for Upcoming Workshops (& Score Desert Adapted Trees)


SRP Shade Tree Program in Arizona is providing up to 3 desert adapted trees for homes built before 1980 & up to 2 for all other homes.

You must meet their qualifications & attend a SRP Shade Tree Workshop to get your trees, which come sin 5 gal containers, up to 6’ in height. Head over HERE to see if you qualify to apply.

They now have workshops open through August — head over to score your registration as noted HERE.  The next workshop for SRP is on 8/9.

Sat., Aug. 9, 2014
Pecos Community Center
17010 S. 48th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85048

Likewise, APS is offering residents the chance to get FREE Shade Trees this spring as part of their Shade Tree Program in Phoenix. To qualify for FREE shade trees, you will need to meet eligibility requirements – read more and register HERE as well.

Photo Credit: SRP

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