50 Reasons to Give to AZCEND

Thank you for considering AZCEND as a potential beneficiary of your donation. We know that with so many existing charities, deciding how to distribute your donor dollars can be a challenge.  Here are 50 reasons we believe that AZCEND is worthy of your donation.


1. Helps those in need
2. Serves everyone without discrimination
3. Qualifies for the AZ Charitable Tax Credit
4. Improves our local community
5. Offers programs for all ages, from infants to seniors
6. Provides many services in two locations
7. Leads clients from crisis to stability
8. Makes your donation go farther
9. Gives enough food to feed nearly 60,000 people every year
10. Is innovative and client-focused
11. Believes in the ability of our clients
12. Partners with our community
13. Is a bilingual organization
14. Is a responsible steward of resources
15. Raises awareness of poverty in Chandler/Gilbert
16. Offers a wide range of holistic programs
17. Uses funds efficiently
18. Offers a Virtual Food Drive
19. Helps persons break the cycle of poverty
20. Serves the local community
21. Builds up families
22. Offers classes that teach life skills
23. Brings joy to local families through Operation Santa
24. Provides shelter to those experiencing homelessness
25. Helps to rebuild clients’ confidence
26. Has 50 years of experience and credibility
27. Provides meals and friendship for seniors
28. Offers services to the East Valley, not just one city
29. Supports education through Operation Back to School
30. Promotes early literacy through the Family Resource Center
31. Supports parent training
32. Provides tax preparation assistance
33. Is a responsible, well- managed organization
34. Is a growing organization
35. Provides a hand up, not a hand out
36. Acknowledges the dignity of every person
37. Is passionate about what we do
38. Provides meals to home bound seniors
39. Helps persons experiencing homelessness obtain employment and housing
40. Knows the needs of our community
41. Collaborates with other area agencies
42. Has caring people answering the phone
43. Is a “one stop shop” offering many services, not just one
44. Provides transportation to seniors
45. Offers case management to walk alongside clients in CAP and I-HELP
46. Minimizes administration costs
47. Has a compassionate, committed staff
48. Has the best volunteers in the world
49. Relies on the generosity of our donors
50. Is thankful for you and your support