Gloria: Community center needed to provide assistance to children in Valley of the Sun Estates

With your help we can build a community center to provide immediate and low-cost assistance to all the children of the Valley of the Sun Estates who find themselves in a state of crisis. The center will host programs and develop strategies that will help parents at all levels of need, so that they in […]

Pan de Vida, Care Inc. receive funds from East Valley Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Pan de Vida, a nonprofit organization in Queen Creek, on June 20 was given $3,553 that was raised at the Seventh Annual East Valley Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, which was held in March in Queen Creek. The nonprofit Care Inc. was given a check for $1,893. “The purpose of the event is to bring folks from […]

OPINION: Thank you to all who have donated to Pan de Vida children

A big thank you to all who have donated to Pan de Vida children. We are doing amazing things with your donation. For those of you who have not filed your state taxes, please remember that couples can give up to $800 when filing as a couple and a single person filing their state tax […]

Free health screenings offered Oct. 7 at Pan de Vida Foundation cultural festival

Pan de Foundation will hold its Eighth Annual Cultural Festival Saturday, Oct. 7, behind the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in downtown Queen Creek. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The main purpose behind the Celebrate Life event is to educate residents about services available in the Queen Creek/San Tan […]

Gloria: Vendor, sponsor spaces available for health, culture festival in Queen Creek

  The Pan de Vida Foundation is happy to announce the hosting of its Eighth Annual Fall Cultural Festival health, social and community event. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek. The Pan de Vida Foundation […]

Meetings, classes calendar for Queen Creek and nearby communities

OCT. 5-WEDNESDAY Free Blood Pressure Check: 9-10 a.m. Oct. 5, Queen Creek Library Recreation Annex, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department provides free blood pressure checks on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information, call the non-emergency number at 480-644-2400. •Queen Creek Town Council Regular Meeting: 6:30*-11 p.m. Oct. […]

Pan de Vida raising money for ‘Little Mexico’ community center, garden

Mary Gloria wants to build a place where children in The Valley of the Sun Estates community in San Tan Valley can have fun and be safe. Bored kids can get into trouble, Ms. Gloria said. “Last Saturday the kids didn’t have anything to do so there were six or seven kids throwing rocks and […]

Free health screenings offered Oct. 10 at Celebrate Life Festival

Pan De Vida Foundation is pleased to announce the fourth annual Celebrate Life Festival, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, behind the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road in downtown Queen Creek.
The main purpose behind the Celebrate Life event is to educate residents about services available in the Queen Creek/San Tan Valley area, to promote economic growth, create positive community experiences and to raise funds for Pan De Vida programs that directly benefit families in the local area.
Free health screenings will include vision, glucose, dermatology, scoliosis, flu shots, chiropractic, massages, breast and skin cancer screenings and many other important and useful tests. Mercy Gilbert Hospital will be on site as well as Hospice of the Valley.
Last year, approximately 1,500 people and over 80 local businesses, churches and health organizations came together for the event.