Adopt-a-Senior and Beat the Heat

Some seniors in Scottsdale need support. In order to assist our neighbors in need, Scottsdale has created two seasonal programs focused on assisting income eligible, isolated seniors. 

Adopt a Senior is our Holiday program, running October - December. 

Beat the Heat is a Summer program where necessary summer supplies are delivered to home-bound seniors.

We rely on donations to keep these programs going! If you aren't able to adopt a senior, a monetary donation will go to programs supporting seniors in Scottsdale. 

Adopt-a-Senior -  Thanksgiving

Thanks to YOU! All seniors have been adopted for the 2020 holidays! We are however STILL IN NEED of donations for Thanksgiving. We are seeking $35 gift cards to help brighten a senior's Thanksgiving holiday. 

$35 Fry’s Gift card to be dropped off or mailed to the Via Linda Senior Center (10440 E. Via Linda). All gift cards must be received by November 13th. We will also happily accept monetary donations, please click on the link below and be sure to include "Adopt-a-Senior" in the message line.


Make a monetary donation


More questions? Check out the FAQs.

Beat the Heat - Summer Program

Bring summer relief for home-bound Scottsdale Seniors in need. The number of recipients has risen every year, as we now have over 300 seniors as recipients of the Beat the Heat program. 

We accept donations of both needed goods or monetary donations to keep this program running over the summer! 

Please bring donations to the Via Linda Senior Center on May 12, 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monetary donations are accepted through Friday, May 29.


Needs shopping list (pdf) Make a monetary donation


More questions? Check out the FAQs.

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Title Sponsor

McDowell Village

Program Contact

Anya Wright, Human Services Representative
P: 480-312-5811


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