For Our City
Back to School Drive
   
 

OPERATION BACK TO SCHOOL CHANDLER 2014 WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

Wrap up!  Operation Back to School was a huge success, with thousands of students assisted, hundreds of volunteers, and dozens of sponsors.  Some photos have been posted on this site and at https://www.facebook.com/ForOurCityChandler Thanks to all those who helped and participated!  Plans will be made for an even better event next year. 

This event is the collaborative effort of many organizations including Chandler Christian Community Center, Valley of the Sun United Way, MILK Money, The Y, ICAN, East Valley JCC, CUSD, Fans Across America, CrossRoads Nazarene, Chandler CARE Center, Boys & Girls Club, City of Chandler and For Our City Chandler....all who have representatives who serve actively on the planning committee for this event. 

The goal of this event is to work together to serve the students most in need in our community and that is a monumental task.  All organizations on the planning committee wish to express their immense gratitude to you for your efforts not only the day of the event, but to those of you who came out the day before on July 18 to haul, load and unload supplies in preparation of the event.

Please see the message below from For Our City Director, Kevin Hartke:

The 2014 Operation Back to School was an amazing success. It demonstrates what can happen when a community like Chandler works together and serves. To those of you who contributed your time, talents, supplies and money... thank you. We helped thousands of children in Chandler who needed the help the most start the school year more supplied and ready to learn and be successful. Priceless!!

Again... thank you!

Kevin Hartke
Chandler - City Council Member
For Our City - Director




FULTON HOMES STUFF THE BUS CAMPAIGN SUPPORTED
OPERATION BACK TO SCHOOL CHANDLER!

 

We are excited to announce that thanks to our partner organization ICAN, Operation Back to School -Chandler has been selected to be the beneficiary of the Fulton Homes Stuff the Bus campaign this year!! For Our City-Chandler volunteers and partners were at Chandler Fashion Center Mall from June 6 - July 14 collecting donations of school supplies, uniforms, shoes and backpacks to benefit Chandler youth.


 


















HOW CAN I BECOME A SPONSOR FOR NEXT YEAR?

There are many sponsorship levels available for interested corporate and community sponsors.  Click here for a sponsorship package.  Additional inquiries can be directed to Niki Tapia at niki.tapia@chandleraz.gov.

FOLLOW US ONLINE
Operation Back to School Chandler has official Twitter and Facebook accounts.  Please like/follow us for updated information on event happenings and donation counts!  Here is our Facebook Link!  We are on Twitter as: @OBTSChandler


TAKING PICTURES??
Be sure to share your volunteer/event photos with us by using the hashtag  #BTSChandler



WE THANK OUR 2014 SPONSORS

For Our City - Chandler would like to recognize the following sponsors for the 2014 event.  Thanks for their generous contributions towards helping students in Chandler.

If you are interested in being a sponsor for next year's event, please contact niki.tapia@chandleraz.gov

 




 





 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 
 


 
CLEA
Chandler Kiwanis

     





















2013 EVENT PHOTOS AND VIDEO
To learn more about the event, please check out photos from last year's eventOn this site at this link,at https://www.facebook.com/ChandlerDiversityOffice and at https://www.facebook.com/ForOurCityChandler

Also, please view the
Chandler In Focus w/ Councilmember Hartke, CUSD Superintendent Camille Casteel, and Lori Tapia of Chandler Christian Community Center (CCCC) discussing the 2013 event