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Seniors

Senior Programs

Our Senior Centers provide hours of camaraderie, intellectual stimulation and nutritious meals to the frail, elderly and disabled in our communities.  In addition to serving a hot meal, both centers offer an array of activities, outings, workshops, classes, medical programs, transportation, referrals, and volunteer opportunities.  We operate the local senior center for the Town of Gilbert and the senior meals program in the City of Chandler.

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Gilbert Senior Center Events Calendar and Lunch Menu

Last year, we provided:

• 29,984 Meals in the Dining Room at our Centers

• 31,520 Meals Delivered to the Homebound or Elderly

• 843 Activities with 17,146 Participants

• 46,576 Dial A Ride Tickets for transportation

Congregate Meal Program 

• On-site nutritious meals

• Opportunities for social interactions to combat loneliness and isolation

Home Delivered Meal Program  

• Meal delivery to the homes of frail, elderly, disabled and otherwise home-bound persons.

• Wellness checks to ensure safety and well-being.  Our monitors report tasks, such as changing a light bulb that the client cannot reach, to advising family members or case managers of the need for medical attention.

Activities

• Over 840 activities provided each year:

o Zumba

o BINGO

o Restaurant Outings

o Tai Chi

If you are interested in more information please contact:

Chandler Senior Center

202 E. Boston St.

Chandler, AZ 85225

(480) 782-2721

Gilbert Senior Center

130 N. Oak St.

Gilbert, AZ 85233

(480) 503-6061

 

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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!