Listed below are the official dates for all of the For Our City - Chandler 2017 initiatives.

If you are interested in any of these events, there is more detail available on the For Our City Projects page, which can be found on the home page of this website.

Host Committee–Chandler


Ms. Kimberly Guevara
Chandler Unified School District

Ms. Hadassah Baldinger
East Valley Jewish Community Center

Ms. Gina La Benz
Matthew's Crossing

Ms. Katie Kahle
Chandler CARE Center

Mr. Jon McHatton
Care, Inc.

Ms. Laureen Pugh
Gear-up Promotions

Lt. Jeff Williams
Salvation Army

Ms. Theresa Niemeyer
Intel Corp.

Ruth Gonzalez
Maricopa County Head Start

Join for our city - Chandler in 2017

foc chandler events

Thurs, Feb 9

           Volunteer Recognition Breakfast
Wed, Mar 15

           East Valley Mayors Prayer Breakfast 
​​March 18-April 8 (Saturdays Only)  

           Let’s Pull Together
Sat, Jul 22 

            Operation Back to School
Sat, Oct 28  

            For Our City Day

​​​Host committee meetings include members from any organization wanting to take an active role in the planning of the network breakfasts and FOC-Chandler Events.

These individuals have volunteered to serve as members of the For Our City–Chandler Host Committee.  
They meet periodically to plan and provide guidance to the For Our City–Chandler service initiatives. 
Their service to the community is appreciated!

Thurs, Apr 6 - 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Thurs, Aug 31 - 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Thurs, Nov 2 - 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Location: TBD

Networking breakfasts provide the opportunity for new and current FOC-Chandler members to discuss upcoming projects and to share upcoming activities in your own respective organizations. Everyone is invited but must RSVP. RSVP information will be posted at 1-2 weeks before each breakfast.

Thurs, Jan 19 - 8:30 a.m.
Thurs, Mar 30- 8:30 a.m.
Thurs, May 11 - 8:30 a.m.-Cancelled 
Thurs, Jul 6 - 8:30 a.m.-Cancelled 
Thurs, Aug 10 - 8:30 a.m.
Thurs, Sep 28 - 8:30 a.m.
Thurs, Nov 30 - 8:30 a.m.

Location: Fire Headquarters
151 E. Boston St.

You are invited to participate in For Our City–Chandler this year! FOC-Chandler’s goal is to coordinate the service needs of the City of Chandler and non-profit organizations with the service resources of faith-based communities, employers, business groups, and others in the Chandler area.

networking breakfasts

Connecting community needs and resources to serve the residents of Chandler

Pastor Kevin Kartke
Trinity Christian Fellowship

George Macedon           
Fans Across America

Ms. Heidi Shirley-Hawes
Crossroads Nazarene

Mr. Anthony Gleich
M.I.L.K. (Make an Investment in Love and Kindness)

Ms. Robin Finlinson
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Mr. Mark Clavell
Chandler Boys & Girls Club

Ms. Melissa Kowalski

Ms. Leah Powell
City of Chandler Neighborhood Resources

Ms. Niki Tapia
City of Chandler Neighborhood Resources

Mr. Victor Hardy
Chandler Men of Action

Ms. Cynthia Hardy
Chandler Human Relations Commission