Your Support enables our foundation’s continued success

The Kyrene Foundation and Kyrene Family Resource Center would not be able to support teachers and families in need without YOUR help! There are many different ways that you can contribute.

The Kyrene Family Resource Center accepts donations of:

  • Gently used school clothing for kids
  • New hygiene items (shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, etc.)
  • Food
    • Protein such as canned meat, tuna, and peanut butter
    • Pasta
    • Cereal
    • Dried beans
    • Rice
    • Spaghetti sauce
    • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • School supplies
  • New socks and underwear
  • Toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, laundry soap, diapers, and baby wipes are always requested.

Please click the button below to make your donations.

Families with special needs for furniture and small household items post their requests at the Kyrene Family Resource Center. Please call (480) 541-4772 to find out how your gently-used items might be shared with a family in need.

Please drop off items Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM till 5 PM.

Kyrene Family Resource Center

1330 E Dava Dr. Tempe, AZ 85283


You can donate to the Kyrene Foundation through United Way. The United Way number for supporting the Kyrene Foundation is 1984. Be the One!


Please drop off items Tuesday and Thursday from 10 AM – 2 PM or call (480) 541-4772 to arrange a different donation time.

Donation Ideas

$25 Thanksgiving Food Box Donation
You can provide a family of four a Thanksgiving meal including a turkey and holiday side dishes.

$15 Winter Wonderland Toy Donation

Give a toy and spread the joy! Your donation will help make the holiday season bright for over 800 Kyrene children in need. Donations will be used to purchase gifts for Kyrene’s Winter Wonderland holiday program.

$35 Back to School Backpack

Your donation will help us reach our goal of providing new school supplies for over 1,200 Kyrene students whose family would otherwise struggle to provide. Complete packed backpacks include: 3-ring binder, 2 spiral bound note books, composition book, 4 colored pocket folders, Loose-leaf paper, Pencils, Colored pencils, markers, glue sticks, scissors, pencil sharpener and crayons.

$30 Family Food Box

A donation of $30 can feed a family of four for a week. Our food boxes contain a variety of staple items. Monetary donations help ensure that our shelves are stocked between donations. Protein such as canned meat, tuna, and peanut butter.

$6 Hygiene Bags

Our hygiene kits go in every food box that families receive. These hygiene items cannot be purchased with food stamps and can put a strain on the family budget.

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Bar soap
  • Deodorant

The United Way number for supporting the Kyrene Foundation is 1984.

The non-profit Tax ID # is 86-0607130.