The mission of the Agua Fria Food and Clothing Bank, as a faith-based Non-Profit Organization, is to provide services to families and individuals in the Southwest Valley who are hungry, in need, or facing crisis.
Backpacks & More is a collaborative community event serving students in the southwest valley who are in need of school uniforms, backpacks, and school supplies to start the new school year off right.
Sign-ups are held during the month of May on the following dates and locations:
Agua Fria Food & Clothing Bank | 405 E Harrison Dr | Every Wednesday in May | 9am-12pm
The Salvation Army | 11 N 3rd Ave | May 20th-24th | 1pm-5pm
Care 1st Avondale Resource Center | 328 W Western Ave | Wednesday, May 15th and 29th | 5pm-7pm
There are many ways to get involved in this great event:
- A $40 donation will sponsor a child, providing them with 2 new shirts, 2 new pair of pants, and a backpack with school supplies. Donations can be made by clicking the Donate Now button below or by checks made out to the Agua Fria Food & Clothing Bank and mailed to PO Box 845 Avondale, AZ 85323.
- In kind donations of school supplies can be dropped off at AFFCB Avondale or Palm Valley Church.
- Volunteers will be needed to sort uniforms, stuff backpacks, and to distribute on Saturday, July 27th. For more information on volunteering, call 623-536-2106
- Corporate sponsorships are also available. For more information call 623-536-2106
AFFCB relies on the time and talents of volunteers to maintain daily operations.
AFFCB offers a variety of programs for those in need in the southwest valley.
AFFCB is supported by generous donors and sponsors in the community.
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Did you know the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit allows you to give up to $800 to AFFCB and receive it back dollar for dollar in your tax refund? Keep your tax dollars local and use them to help those in need in the West Valley!
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.