Saturday, May 1,from 9am to noon, the public is invited to participate in the ninth annual Shred-A-Thon event. The shredding event will be held near 6038 E. Hidden Valley Dr. in the Cave Creek parking lot. Donations of cash, food and $20 grocery gift cards will benefit the Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center.

The food bank provides emergency food, financial assistance and other life necessities and resources to individuals and families in the desert foothills, which encompasses a 180-square mile area that includes Anthem, Black Canyon City, Carefree, Cave Creek, Cordes Lakes, Desert Hills, Mayer, New River, North Phoenix, North Scottsdale and Spring Valley.

Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Dr., in Cave Creek. For additional information, call 480.488.1145 or visit

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