Tag: Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank

Matthew’s Crossing Provides Backpacks for Children

Ellen Engel In Arizona, one in four children, one in five adults, and one in seven seniors do not have enough to eat. Matthew’s Crossing has many different programs to help these people. Many of these people are homeless. One program provides 1,500 backpacks every Friday of the school year containing enough food for two days,…

IronOaks Residents Volunteer at Matthew’s Crossing

Volunteer Day—the entire group

Michele Renahan A team from IronOaks volunteered at Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank in Chandler. Matthew’s Crossing is a non-profit charitable organization addressing the needs of hunger in our community. Ten members from the management team met to help out for the morning. Five hundred meal bags were assembled, along with prepping snack bags and breaking…

Matthew’s Crossing Provides Hunger Relief for College Students

Ellen Engel Contributions to Matthew’s Crossing make it possible for approximately 150 college students to have access to hunger relief. Hunger on college and university campuses is alarming. Matthews’ Crossing supports food closets at two community colleges and two universities. Donating to Matthew’s Crossing allows you an Arizona tax credit gift of up to $800…

Hope’s Treasure Boutique Returns Nov. 13-16

Cathy Kalin The Hope’s Treasures Holiday Boutique returns this year with quality handcrafted goods Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 13-16, at Hope Covenant Church, 1770 S. Dobson Road (north of Germann), Chandler. Hours are Wednesday, Opening Night, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The…

Matthew’s Crossing food drive

Ellen Engel Jan Terhune, Executive Director of Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank, says she is in awe of our friends who continue to step up their commitment to fight hunger. Hunger is real. One out of every four children does not know where their next meal is coming from. It doesn’t take a vacation or a…