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8th Annual Walk in the Park to end Poverty

Our 8th Annual Walk in the Park to end Poverty raised nearly $20,000.....Thanks everyone! Our sponsors were SRP, FirstBank and...
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March CEO Message 2018

Spring is in the air, at least in Arizona anyhow. We get out of our homes, ride our bikes, take...
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January 2018 CEO Message

Happy New Year! Because of your generosity over the holidays, many in our community were warmer at night, children had...
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October CEO Message

We hope you are joining us Saturday October 14th for the Spirit of AZCEND Gala. It promises to be a...
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Program Corner October 2017

Family Resource Center The Family Resource Center (FRC) provides early literacy/kindergarten readiness instruction, parent education and other services families need...
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September CEO Message

We are just around the corner from the Spirit of AZCEND Gala on October 14th. I hope that you have...
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Home Delivered Meals Success Story

Patrick is an Home Delivered Meals (HDM) participant who has not been able to be independent due to paralytic syndrome....
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Program Corner: I-HELP Staff

I-HELP, the Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program, offers shelter and meals every night of the year for adult individuals experiencing...
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Thank You Body Envy Fitness!

The need for diapers is always at a high at AZCEND on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Experiencing a shortage on certain...
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Volunteer of the Month: Bob Newman

Bob Newman has only been volunteering at the Gilbert Senior Center for the last 8 months but in that time...
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Teen Central

This summer, AZCEND was overwhelmed by the amount of teen volunteers that gave their time to the organization! Some coming...
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Chandler & Gilbert Senior Centers

Kelly Delgado (center) is the Senior Program Manager for AZCEND. She manages the Gilbert Senior Center and the Senior Nutrition...
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Message from the CEO August 2017

School is back in session for most school districts in our area. We participated with the Operation Back to School...
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Operation Back to School Recap

Together, we give our children roots to grow and the wings to fly. ~Anonymous Heart-felt thanks to all who donated...
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AZCEND – Formerly Chandler Christian Community Center
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AZCEND – Formerly Chandler Christian Community Center

Chandler Christian Community Center Unveils New Name, AZCEND After 50 years of service to the communities in Southeast Valley, local...
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A Mother is Thankful for Operation Santa
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A Mother is Thankful for Operation Santa

To CCCC: The reason I am writing this thank you letter is to express my greatest thank you so much...
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FED EX Chandler Donation Tops Locations Statewide
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FED EX Chandler Donation Tops Locations Statewide

FED EX (Chandler) collected and donated over 200 totes filled with baby food, diapers, wipes, and holiday food items. The...
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CAP Empowers a Mother to Provide for Her Children after Her Husband Becomes Unemployed
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CAP Empowers a Mother to Provide for Her Children after Her Husband Becomes Unemployed

Christina’s husband had struggled with alcoholism for some time. She worried that he would lose his job because of his...
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Senior Program Manager Celebrates Smooth Transition to CCCC
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Senior Program Manager Celebrates Smooth Transition to CCCC

My name is Kelly Delgado and I’ve been working in the Senior Nutrition Program for 16 years. This program is...
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After Experiencing Homelessness, Henry Seizes a Second Chance
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After Experiencing Homelessness, Henry Seizes a Second Chance

Henry had been an I-HELP client previously, but by his own admission he had not accepted the personal responsibility and...
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