Monday, May 24, 2010

Mesa Hydration Donation campaign

Notice from the City of Mesa:

With temperatures about to hit triple digits, the City of Mesa is working with nonprofit agencies to provide supplies of water to the homeless and unsheltered.  The fourth annual Mesa Hydration Donation campaign will begin Tuesday, June 1.  Residents will be asked to donate water at various drop-off locations throughout the City:

Mesa Fire Department Volunteer Center
2830 E. Adobe (located behind Fire Station 206 at Lindsay and Adobe)
24-hour drop-off in parking lot

Red Mountain Multigenerational Center
7550 E. Adobe
5:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday

United Food Bank
245 S. Nina Drive (north of Broadway between Extension and Alma School)
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Collection bins will be available on weekends

Paz de Cristo     
424 W. Broadway
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday – Sunday

A New Leaf – MesaCAN
635 E. Broadway
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday in front lobby

Last year, more than 60,000 bottles of water were donated during the campaign.  The water is distributed through United Food Bank to numerous agencies in the valley, including A New Leaf-East Valley Men’s Center, Paz de Cristo, Saint Vincent de Paul, Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) and City of Grace Church.

The Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign will be collecting water until Friday, August 27.  For more information, contact Mesa Neighborhood Services Management Assistant Mischelle Durkovic at (480) 644-3983 or

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