Backpacks & More Event


Distribution Day is Saturday, August 1st

All registered students (preschool-8th grade) will receive a backpack, school supplies, and 2 school uniforms. *


The Salvation Army  |  11 N. 3rd Ave  |  M-F, July 6-10  |  9am-12pm

Palm Valley Church   |  431 N. Litchfield Rd  |  M-Th, July 13-16  |  9am-12pm

Care1st Avondale Resource Center  |  328 W. Western Ave  |  M-Th, July 3-6pm + Sat, July 18 9am-12pm


  • Photo ID
  • Birth Certificates or Proof of Guardianship for all children under 8th grade
  • Proof of Address (current utility bill, rental agreement, etc)
  • Proof of income for ALL members of the household

APPLICANTS MUST RESIDE in Avondale, Cashion, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, or Tolleson

* distribution date, distribution supplies, and all information subject to change.

We believe that we have a special responsibility to maintain our normal work schedule as a critical infrastructure industry in Food Supply. 

Avondale Location: Open Monday - Friday from 8am - 12pm. 

Tonopah Location: Open Mondays Only 8am - 12pm.

In an effort to do our part to slow the spread of the Coronavirus at our Avondale and Tonopah Locations, we are serving Emergency Food Boxes via drive-thru in our parking lot. You will not have to leave your vehicle. Please have photo ID and proof of address out and ready. We appreciate your patience as we work through the line to get everyone served. 

We are still offering Daily Lunch Sacks and Showers at our Avondale Location at this time. Please stop by the station near the front of the building to check in with a volunteer. 

Our Clothing Bank is CLOSED at this time until further notice. 

IF YOU FEEL SICK, stay home. Contact your medical provider.

Looking for a way to help?

You can donate:

We are NOT receiving clothing donations at this time. 

PLEASE BRING A MASK TO WEAR WHILE YOU ARE VOLUNTEERING. The CDC is recommending the use of cloth face coverings, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. We can give you one if you don't have one. Thank you. 

Avondale Location serves residents of these cities: Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye, Litchfield, Litchfield-Park, Tolleson, and Cashion. Please bring Photo ID and proof of current address.

Tonopah Location serves residents of these cities: Tonopah, Arlington, Palo Verde, and Harquahala. Please bring Photo ID and proof of current address.


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.   

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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!

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  • Approximately 2 million people in Arizona face food insecurity each year

  • 1 in 3 children in Arizona will find themselves growing up in poverty

  • Each year AFFCB serves roughly 50,000 residents of the southwest valley with emergency food

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