Neighbor 2 Neighbor

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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. 



ICAN-Positive Programs for Youth

July 15 is National Giving Something Away Day!  In the spirit of National Giving Something Away Day, give a thought to helping a not-for-profit organization in the community. ICAN is a family centered youth service that is aiming to tackle the occurrence of youth and young adults who may be exposed to substance abuse, gang involvement, and juvenile delinquency by offering many presentations and after school activities. The various programs are aimed at instilling values that will transfer into personal and academic success. This organization is doing good works for Gilbert residents, supported by funding from the Neighbor 2 Neighbor program.  Get involved today! Find them at




 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 awareness programs
 Matthew's Crossing Food Bank Meals to Grow-food backpacks for youth
 Mercy Housing Resident services for seniors
 Midwest Food Bank  Emergency food box program
 A New Leaf EV Men's center and La Mesita family shelter
 Open Arms Care Center Gilbert food pantry
 PSA Behavioral Health Agency Mental and Substance assistance for youth 
 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