Chandler Compadres Raise Record $1.3 Million for Local Charities

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(CHANDLER) – Chandler Compadres, a group of business leaders who donate their time, resources, talents and money to help kids in the East Valley, is excited to announce that the club has raised a gross amount of more than $1.6 million during the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The funds raised go toward local beneficiaries including Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley, ICAN Positive Programs for Youth, AzCend, FANS Across America , Arizona Brainfood, Chandler CARE Center and The Clothes Cabin.  Additionally, the group will be allocating funds for an upcoming holiday assistance program, specialized community grants and other future projects.

 

A majority of the money collected came from the organization’s three main fundraisers: Rock the Cause for Kids, the QCO Tax Credit Program and the annual Compadres Golf Classic.

 

“Thanks to the participation of the community over the course of these events, we’re able to provide our beneficiaries with the crucial funds they need to make sure that kids and families in the East Valley are taken care of,” said Matt Marshall, current Chandler Compadres’ board president.

 

Following an almost 40-year-old tradition, the funds will be distributed to the beneficiaries during the annual Gives Day celebration.

 

WHO:            The Chandler Compadres, a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1980 that has spent a quarter century helping build stronger families in the East Valley.

                

WHAT:          2019 Gives Day Celebration, where the organization will distribute the funds collected over the past fiscal year to beneficiaries including Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley, ICAN Positive Programs for Youth, AzCend, FANS Across America , Arizona Brainfood, Chandler CARE Center and The Clothes Cabin.  

 

WHEN:          Thursday, July 18

                        4 p.m.

 

WHERE:        SanTan Brewing Company

8 S San Marcos Pl.

Chandler, AZ 85225

 

COST:              Free to the public

 

For more information on the Chandler Compadres and its signature events, visit the club’s website at chandlercompadres.org. Like the Chandler Compadres on Facebook at Chandler Compadres.

 

About Chandler Compadres

The Chandler Compadres are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. For more than 30 years, members of the Chandler Compadres have donated their time, resources, talents and money to help kids and families in need who live in Chandler and the East Valley. The group has donated more than $8.3 million to Valley charities, particularly those benefiting youth academic and development programs.

 

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