Each year AZCEND distributes over 17,000 food boxes with enough food to feed over 50,000 adults and children. If you are in need of food, assistance is available in the form of Emergency Food Boxes or Supplemental Food Boxes.
Emergency Food Boxes
If you are in need of food assistance, Emergency Food Boxes tailored to family size and special dietary needs, including infants, children, and homeless individuals are distributed. We serve Emergency Food Boxes to those in Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek, San Tan, Coolidge, Mesa, Bapchule, Sacaton, Sun Lakes and Ahwatukee. If you are not in these cities, we will serve you the first time and refer you to the Food Bank in your area.
- Monday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
- Tuesday: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Every 3rd Saturday of the month: 9:00 am until supplies last
Supplemental Food Boxes
Supplemental Food Boxes containing fresh perishable food are distributed every Friday from 9:00 am while food supplies last. Food tickets are distributed beginning at 7:30 AM. Supplemental Food Boxes are available to everyone in the valley while food lasts!
Holiday Food Boxes
We will be distributing coupons for Holiday Food Boxes September 1st – October 18th. You will need a coupon to recieve a Holiday Food Box. Thanksgiving food boxes will be distributed Saturday November 19th 9am-12pm, and Christmas food boxes on Saturday December 17th 9am-12pm. Residents in the following zipcodes are elligible to recieve a Holiday Food Box.:
Chandler: 85224 85225 85226 85244 85246 85248 85249 85286
Gilbert: 85234 85295 85296 85297 85298 85299
Sun Lakes: 85248
San Tan Valley: 85140 85143
Awhatukee: 85044 85045 85048
Queen Creek: 85142
Location and Directions
The Food Bank is located at AZCEND 345 S. California St., Chandler, AZ 85225. You may also reach AZCEND by phone at 480-963-1423.
*In accordance with Federal law and U.S Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.