The public is invited to participate in the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center's eighth annual Shred-A-Thon event Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10am to 1pm. The shredding event will be held at the food bank, which is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Dr. in Cave Creek. Donations of cash, food and $20 grocery gift cards will benefit the food bank.

The Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center 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, North Phoenix, New River, North Scottsdale and Spring Valley.

For additional information, call 480.488.1145 or visit

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