• Donations
    Donations thank you card for dental backpack donation

    The Chandler CARE Center needs your support! We rely on volunteers, grants, and donations to help maintain and expand our services to help Chandler children in need. Your donation to the CARE Center goes directly to serving children and families. Some examples of how donated funds are used include:

    $10 purchases books for our First Things First early literacy programs

    $20 buys a turkey for a family for Thanksgiving

    $50 funds restorative dental care for one child

    $100 purchases 70 rapid strep throat tests

    $200 provides CPR and First Aid training for 7 parents/caregivers

    $300 purchases tuberculosis testing serum for 50 children

    $500 buys one month of dental supplies

    Donations may be made by check or credit card.

    Make checks payable to: Chandler CARE Center (please note on check if donation is to be designated to a specific program)

    Mail to: 777 E. Galveston St., Chandler, AZ 85225


    *Donations may be made as a tax credit. For more information, please visit our Tax Credit page.

    We are always in need of donations to support our Food Bank services. For information on specific items we need, please visit the link below.

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  • Donations are accepted year-round at the CARE Center. If you are interested in doing a donation drive for the Chandler CARE Center Food Bank, please check the list below for suggested items.
    Donation Wish List
    The Chandler CARE Center could always use the following items: 
    Non-perishable Food Items
    (high in protein)

    Personal Care/Household Products

    Peanut butterBath Soap
    CerealAdult Soft toothbrushes
    Tuna and canned meatToilet paper
    Canned Fruits/VegetablesShampoo/Conitioner
    Spaghetti-o's/RavioliFeminine Products
     Spaghetti SauceDeodorant
    Hamburger/Tuna HelperRazors

    Boxed Pasta & Side Dishes


    Ramen Noodles

    Ajax, Comet, PineSol, etc.

    Noodles, Rice, Potato mixes

    Paper Towels
    Hearty Soups, Beef Stew and Chili
    Baked Beans


    Gift cards

    Baby formulaFood Stores
    Diapers size 2
    Diapers size 3
    Diapers size 5
    Please call the Chandler CARE Center at 480-812-7900 to find out the best time to drop off your donations.