Foothills Caring Corps Seeks Volunteers

Join a growing and thriving community Studies show volunteering provides a boost to one’s self-confidence, self-esteem and overall life satisfaction. Doing good things for others in the community provides a natural sense of accomplishment, and a sense of pride and loyalty. Ask Carefree-based nonprofit Foothills Caring Corps volunteers how they feel, and they echo the […]

Join Your Neighbors For Food, Music & Fun

The Town of Carefree, in the spirit of friendship and celebration, will hold its inaugural Community Block Party Saturday, April 7, from 3pm to 7pm. The Block Party will take place in Downtown Carefree along Easy Street and the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion. Carefree residents, Foothills neighbors, businesses and nonprofits of the Town are all invited […]

Caring Corps Set To Host Annual Fundraiser

Proceeds will support elderly independence services Area residents are invited to an evening of epicurean delights for a good cause, as the Foothills Caring Corps presents its 14th Annual Taste of Foothills Fundraiser, March 15. The Taste of Foothills Fundraiser helps support the Caring Corps’ mission to promote elderly independence and is a vital contributor […]

Get Proactive About Wellness

Health & Resources Expo 2017 Area residents will have the opportunity to connect with more than 40 local health and wellness resources serving the community at the Health & Resources Expo January 28. The free, family-friendly event will be hosted at Cactus Shadows High School’s Fine Arts Center, 33606 North 60th Street in Scottsdale, from […]

Former Carefree Mayor Named “Humanitarian of the Year”

Foothills Caring Corps announced that David Schwan is the recipient of its 2016 Humanitarian of the Year Award. Schwan will be honored at the much anticipated fundraiser and social event, the Taste of the Foothills Celebration and Cash & Caring Raffle March 31, at el Pedregal. “We are thrilled to shine a bright spotlight on […]

Helping Those Who Help Others

Caring Corps in need of volunteers By Kathryn M. Miller ~ When older North Valley neighbors are in need, it is comforting to know that there is an organization, and a team of dedicated volunteers, ready and able to be of service. Originally established by Father Steven Dart and Gail Simmons, who worked together to […]

Volunteers Needed To Make A Difference

The Foothills Caring Corps, a volunteer based non-profit organization serving the greater Northeast Valley, is seeking volunteers to share their talent, skills and time with the organization whose primary mission is to allow the elderly to remain independent and living in their homes. Volunteers needed for such programs as: Van transportation Medical transportation Mobile meals […]

Caring Corps Celebrates Fifteen Years

Foothills Caring Corps has served elderly neighbors throughout Carefree, Cave Creek, North Scottsdale and North Phoenix for 15 years. The Caring Corps volunteers offer grocery shopping assistance, mobile meals, pet visiting, computer assistance, van service and much more. In 2013-14, the organization’s 575 volunteers donated more than 42,000 hours to assist 740 residents within Maricopa […]

Caring Corps “Neighbors” Health Care Outings

Timely health topics and a great lunch By Curtis Riggs ~ Foothills Caring Corps “neighbors” have placed Scottsdale Health Care (SHC) Thompson Peak trips at the top of its favorite’s list. Health care topics covered in the monthly luncheons range from skin cancer prevention to managing medications. Once in a while SCH massage therapists give the neighbors massages […]