Who Are We?
Formed in 1966, AZCEND formerly Chandler Christian Community Center is a non-sectarian, nonprofit agency that provides for basic needs and empowers people and communities to help themselves through the Chandler Food Bank, Family Resource Center, and Chandler/Gilbert Community Action and Senior Nutrition programs.
At AZCEND formerly Chandler Christian Community Center, we change lives by nourishing minds and bodies to create a connected, thriving community.
AZCEND formerly Chandler Christian Community Center345 S. California St.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Outstanding Needs of AZCEND formerly Chandler Christian Community Center
Item Needs (click need below to see detail)
State taxpayers who contribute to AZCEND can receive a dollar for dollar tax credit through the Working Poor Tax Credit. Couples filing jointly can receive up to $800 back and single taxpayers can receive up to $400. Make your donation by December 31st each year.Furniture for Heritage Center
We will be a partner in the new Heritage Center in Gilbert to provide human services. We are in desperate need of furniture. Thank you for your consideration.
1. Conference Room
4x8 oval or long table
8-10 chairs for table
4 extra chairs
2. Multipurpose Room
Recommend 8- 6 foot folding tables
16-18” wide tables
3. Break Room
3x6 long table
4. Reception area
4 computer lab chairs
5. AZCEND offices
3 office chairs
Volunteer Needs (click need below to see detail)
Activity Volunteers for Seniors
Our Activity Specialist needs volunteers who are willing to help with special events decorating, serving snacks/punch, cleaning up etc. There are also opportunities to a host an activity, set up/tearing down tables and chairs for classes, clubs and other activities. We are also open to suggestions; if you have an idea for a new activity or specialize in a particular area please bring it to our attention we may be able to schedule something special. Volunteer hours vary depending on the schedule. Please contact Amanda at 480-503-6059 or email@example.com.Meal Helpers for Senior Meals
Volunteers are needed to bag bread, chop vegetables, cup fruit, wash dishes, wipe down counters, clear tables and to fill salt and pepper shakers. Different shifts are available M-F from 6 am – 2 pm. Kitchen volunteers must be 16+ and are required to have a food handler’s card. Please contact: Yessica at 480-963-1423 ext. 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Meal Delivery Volunteers for the Homebound
Our HDM program provides meals to homebound elderly and disabled participants. We need volunteers to help deliver meals M-F from 9:30 am -12:00 pm and 11:30 am – 2:00 pm. Whether you’re available once a month, once a week, or on an emergency basis your help is appreciated. Volunteers use their own vehicles and are reimbursed for mileage. Drivers must have a current driver’s license, auto insurance, and the ability to obtain a fingerprint I clearance card. Please contact Pat at 480 503-6058 or email@example.com.