City of Mesa News Article
Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign begins June 2
By: Kevin Christopher
05/27/14 10:05 AM

May 27, 2014
Public Information & Communications
Contact: Kevin Christopher
Tel. 480-644-4699


Mesa, AZ – With temperatures about to hit triple digits on a regular basis, the City of Mesa is working with nonprofit agencies and businesses to provide supplies of water to the homeless and unsheltered.  The eighth annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign will begin Monday, June 2.  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 at Volunteer Center door

        Red Mountain Multigenerational Center

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

Rhodes Aquatics Complex
         1860 S. Longmore
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday
1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday

        Mesa Main Library
64 E. First St.
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday – Saturday

United Food Bank
         245 S. Nina Drive (north of Broadway between Extension and Alma School)
6 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Collection bins will be available on evenings and weekends

Paz de Cristo            
424 W. Broadway
7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday – Sunday

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

A New Leaf – East Valley Men’s Center
2345 N. Country Club Drive
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily

        Fiesta Mall – Guest Services

        1445 W. Southern Ave.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Saturday
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday

        Superstition Springs Center – Guest Services
6555 E. Southern Ave.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday – Saturday
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday

Mesa Chamber of Commerce
40 N. Center St. #104
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday - Friday


The bottles of water that are collected are 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 and Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS).


This year, there will be several special projects and promotions to collect water for the campaign.  Donating at the Rhodes Aquatics Complex Monday through Friday will provide a two-for-one admission to the pool.  This does not include the FlowRider.  Golfland SunSplash, 155 W. Hampton Ave., is offering Water Wednesday during June and July.  Customers donating a case of water at the park on any Wednesday from June 4 through July 30 will receive one free admission with the purchase of a General Admission ticket for use the same day.  It is not valid with any other coupons or discounts. 


The Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign will be collecting water until Friday, September 12.  For more information, contact Mesa Community Revitalization Coordinator Rob Schweitzer at (480) 644-3024 or or visit  





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