Tempe Community Action Agency

Basic Information

Address: 2150 East Orange Street Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone Number: 480-350-5884
Director: Beth Fiorenza

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Working Poor, Seniors, Homeless
Ages for Volunteer: no age restrictions - must have parent accompany if underage
Hours of Service: Various times for each event
Minimum Hours Required: none
Days of Service: Various days for each event
Mission Statement:

Combating poverty...empowering people

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

To combat poverty in the greater Tempe Area.

Program History:

Since 1966 TCAA's mission has been to combat poverty in our community. Each day TCAA delivers over 200 meals to the elderly and disabled in South Scottsdale.


TCAA 7th Annual Holiday Toy Shoppe - Dec 14-17 (other volunteer hours available)
"First Crush" Charity Gala & Silent Auction - October 15, 2010 at Hayden Ferry Lakeside 80 East Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ 85282
"The Mayor's Run" - January 16, 2011 -run for Charity in the PF Chang's Marathon/Half Marathon

Additional Information:


"The First Crush" Charity Gala and Silent Auction is being held on October 15, 2010 from 6-9PM, at Hayden Ferry Lakeside.  Each year over 300 participants enjoy our Gala. 

First Crush has become a tradition in Tempe with over 300 participants attending each year.  Renowned jazz artist Alice Tatum and her band entertain the crowd.  Enjoy sampling a variety of wines accompanied by delicious array of tastings compliments of Santa Barbara Catering.  Tickets are $75 per person.  Last year 50,000 was raised, of which 100% went to all the programs and services TCAA provides to our community.  For more informaiton please contact kathye@tempeaction.org

TCAA brings stability and independence to children, families, the working poor, seniors and the homeless through programs such as the food pantry, Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP), Home-Delivered Meals and the HealthStart Prenatal Education Program.


 Are you interested in running/walking "The Mayor's Run",  PF Chang's Rock 'N' Roll Arizona Marathon or Half Marathon  on January 16, 2011?  If so, please contact kathye@tempeaction.org.

THE HOLIDAY TOY SHOPPE EVENT:  Join us in providing Toys for our Holiday Toy Shoppe in December.  Donations of time and toys are appreciated.  For more information, please contact kathye@tempeaction.org