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Empty Bowls

“Bringing art to your table and food to your community.”

Empty Bowls 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liberty Market Food Drive

Liberty Market Holds Food Drive for CCCC.  Please Support!

Liberty Market Holds Food Drive for CCCC.
Please Support!

Special Thanks

Thank you  J.D. Byrider for your generous donation that will aid our community!

Thank you J.D. Byrider for your generous donation that will aid our community!

A Sidewalk was Born!

After several volunteer experiences running carts during Friday food bank distribution, Jack Croom was inspired to make CCCC the recipient of his Eagle Scout project, taking on the challenge of constructing a sidewalk on the back side of our building. With the support of his father, Phil Croom, and Talis Construction Corporation he turned a vision into a reality.

We are so thankful for this offering and are excited to see the completion of the next phase of his project; a hand built outdoor utility cabinet!

Forms Set

Forms Set

Talis Construction Corporation preparing for the pour.

Talis Construction Corporation preparing for the pour.

Proud Moment

Proud Moment

Success!

Success!

Chandler Gilbert Community College went "Into the Streets" Thank you for painting our sorting room!

Chandler Gilbert Community College went “Into the Streets” Thank you for painting our sorting room!

Chandler Gilbert Community College went "Into the Streets" Thank you for refreshing our Born Learning Trail!

Chandler Gilbert Community College went “Into the Streets” Thank you for refreshing our Born Learning Trail!

An Enlightening Experience

Empty Bowls is an event where art meets hunger, compassion and advocacy; where talented artists create beautiful ceramic bowls and offer them for a small contribution of $10.

Chandler Gilbert Community College is hosting their first Empty Bowls event. All donations will go to Chandler Christian Community Center to support our efforts in feeding those in the local community who might otherwise go without food.

We’d love to see you there!

Join us on World Hunger Day to purchase your own hand-crafted bowl and enjoy a cup of chef-made soup and delightful entertainment.

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 16th

Location: 2626 E. Pecos Road Chandler, AZ 85225 in the Student Pavilion

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Questions: Contact Service – Learning (480)-857-5274 or e-mail alex.cannell@cgc.edu

A partnership between Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Chandler Christian Community Center

CEO of CCCC has a SNAP experience

Empty Bowls

“Bringing art to your table, and food to the community”

 

 

 

 

 

Exciting News

We are happy to report that you can now find CCCC on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

We are also in the process of updating our website and look forward to sharing a more interactive experience with you soon!

Have a blessed day

Services Provided

Food – our Food Bank is Stocked by Donations from the Community, Local Grocers, and Purchases from the United Food Bank in Mesa.

Homeless Services – Includes Food, and Personal Hygiene Supplies.

Donate

Donations Payments Now Accepted Online:

Arizona Tax Credit

State taxpayers who contribute to CCCC can receive a dollar for dollar tax credit through the Working Poor Tax Credit. Couples filing jointly can receive up to $400 back and single taxpayers can receive up to $200. Make your donation by December 31st each year.

By The Numbers

Fiscal Year 2013/2014 CCCC Stats

Food Bank
CCCC's Food Bank distributed 18,657 food boxes. That was enough food to feed 65,231 individuals for at least 3 days (11,817 unique individuals).  We received 983,580 pounds of donated food from various partners.
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Family Resource Center
10,637 hours of instruction and services were provided to children and adults through our Family Resource Center Programming.
1,619 individuals were beneficiaries of SNAP and AHCCCS dollars.
I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program) provided 1,683 bed nights to 182 unduplicated individuals. 
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Community Action Program
Our Community Action Program provided supportive services, case management, referrals and financial assistance to over 13,031 community members, preventing 2,361 utility disconnects and 380 evictions totaling $1,268,822. 
Our VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, prepared 198 returns, recovering $244,468 in federal refunds and $40,600 in state refunds. 
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Senior Centers
The Chandler and Gilbert Senior Centers provided 33,626 meals at their respective locations and 35,228 home delivered meals to homebound seniors. A total of 68,854 meals were provided to 1,182 individuals!
The center disbursed 71,737 tickets for transportation to and from the centers where 1,083 senior activities and classes were provided with a total 20,905 participants. 
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Events
Through collaboration with the City of Chandler and other area organizations, we assisted over 3,200 children with backpacks, school supplies and clothing for Back to School in 2013.
 
Over 1,400 children participated in Operation Santa in 2013 and received toys, books, candy, and more. 
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Volunteers
CCCC would not be able to serve those in need without the assistance of our dedicated volunteers. Last fiscal year 1,441 unique individuals volunteered at CCCC (including the Chandler and Gilbert Senior Centers) giving a total of 33,977 volunteer hours. There were 1,039 individuals who participated in group projects from area businesses, organizations, and faith based communities. Many thanks to all who help us fulfill our mission!