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Gilbert Online Store: Gilbert GoodiesHelp a neighbor in need! Neighbor 2 Neighbor (N2N) has provided a way for Gilbert residents to help support neighbors in need through a monthly utility bill donation, a one time donation or NEW, by making a Gilbert Goodies purchase from the on-line Gilbert Town Store

So far ~1,890 residents have signed up for automated monthly donations.  We have added over 350 participants to the program since last July, let's keep it going! Our goal is to have 5,000 residents participate in the program by June 30, 2019.

Your donation is tax deductible.

Sign up today to begin your monthly donation of $1, $3, $5 or $10 or make a Gilbert Goodies purchase from the on-line Gilbert Town Store. 


AUGUST SPOTLIGHTS: A New Leaf & East Valley Adult Resources

August 8 – National Dollar Day

Looking for a way to celebrate National Dollar Day? A dollar can make a big difference to those in need.  A New Leaf is a non-profit organization that provides support services to help individuals and families succeed independently. Three shelters provided by A New Leaf include: The East Valley Men’s Center (EVMC), East Valley Women’s Center (EVWC), and La Mesita Family Shelter. From the beginning of July 2016 to June 2017, the EVMC gave shelter to 11 Gilbert residents during their time of crisis. In addition to providing shelter to individuals and families, the shelters also provide support services and basic needs. Support services provided include workforce development, transportation, financial literacy, legal aid, and education/skill training. This organization is doing good works for Gilbert residents, supported by funding from the Neighbor 2 Neighbor program.  Get involved today!  By donating you can assist in helping families in your community acquire a place to sleep and workforce skills to better their future. For additional information:

 August 21 – National Senior Citizen Day

Our senior citizens have made excellent contributions to our families and to the community. The individuals at the East Valley Adult Resources (EVAR) are empowering older adults to remain independent and engaged in our community. In a seven month time span, the EVAR served a total of 43 adult residents of Gilbert. The tremendous people at EVAR provide care in transportation, prescription pick-up, housekeeping, and friendly visits. On National Senior Citizen Day show honor, support, and appreciation to our seniors in the Gilbert community by volunteering www.evadultresources.orgThis organization is doing good works for Gilbert residents, supported by funding from the Neighbor 2 Neighbor program.  Get involved today!





Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK)  Mentoring program for foster children
About Care  Empowering independent living
Alzheimer's Association  Family support programs
AZCEND  CAP office-rent & utility assistance
Big Brothers Big Sisters  Mentoring program
Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley  Scholarships & youth programming
Catholic Charities  My Sister's Place- domestic violence shelter
Central Arizona Shelter Services Regional emergency shelter for homeless men
 Child Crisis Arizona Children's emergency shelter & Family Education
 Chrysalis Domestic violence services
 East Valley Adult Resources Older adult support services
 Hope for Addiction Support group services for addiction issues
 House of Refuge Adopt A Home-transitional housing
 ICAN Substance use & treatment awareness programs
Matthew's Crossing Food Bank Meals to Grow-food backpacks for youth
Mercy Housing Resident services for seniors
New Leaf East Valley men's center and La Mesita family shelter
Open Arms Care Center Gilbert food pantry 
 PSA Behavioral Health Agency  Mental and substance abuse assistance
Save the Family Homeless families intervention program
Shoebox Ministries Toiletries for the homeless
United Food Bank Emergency & supplemental food distribution

Frequently Asked Questions

Who decides how donations are spent? Donations made through this program are allocated to non profits assisting Gilbert low-income residents. Gilbert’s Community Resources Staff develops funding recommendations that are presented to Town Council annually for approval.

Will any of the money be used to pay for administrative costs? No. All donated funds will go directly to nonprofit agencies who help Gilbert residents in need.

Can individuals apply for assistance? No. Only non-profit organizations that provide essential human services to Gilbert citizens may apply.

How much can I donate? You can select one of four options which will be added to your utility bill each month: $1, $3, $5, or $10. 

Are donations tax deductible?  Yes.  Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law; please consult your tax advisor.  You will receive an end of the year letter acknowledging your donation.

What if I decide not to pay the donation amount? After three months of non-payment of the donation, the unpaid donation amount will be adjusted off the account and will no longer be billed. You will have to reapply to reestablish the donation.

How do I cancel my donation? You may contact the Customer Service Center at any time to request your monthly donation be canceled. They may be reached by calling 480-503-6800 or at

Do I have to sign-up or fill out a pledge card to donate to the donation program? You have a variety of options to apply. You can apply online at the Donation Program web page or call 480-503-6800 sign up. You can also send an e-mail directly to the Customer Service Center with the required information to sign up.

What types of human service programs will this program fund? Your donation will focus on essential human services for families, children, and the elderly. Services could include: prevention of homelessness, strengthening families, support for victims of abuse, and positive alternatives for youth.

How can I obtain more information about this program? For more information on the water bill portion of the program, please call Gilbert’s Customer Service Center at (480) 503-6800. Here is more information on human service programs currently funded by Gilbert.

What if I want to make a one-time donation? Donations for any amount can be made by sending a check payable to the Town of Gilbert to:

Customer Service Department
Utility Donation Program
90 E. Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296