Serving our Community is a very important aspect to the ministry of Calvary Chapel Central.  Please consider being a part of this ministry.

2023 – Ocotillo Elementary School – Thanksgiving

“Thank You” to all who donated to the 2023 Ocotillo Thanksgiving Drive.  May God bless you richly!
Special recognition and “Thank You”  To Chris Upson’s State Farm Insurance and Radio’s Across America for their help alongside the Central family in providing 35 meals to families at Ocotillo Elementary School

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Thank you for your Support

We’d like to thank the following stores for their financial support of our “After School Program” at Ocotillo Elementry School:

  • Walmart Store #5330
  • Walmart Store #2213
  • Walmart Store #2632
  • Walmart Store #5190

2023 Good News Club

2023 Ocotillo Elementary School – Good News Club outreach.  Thank you to all who served Ocotillo School and a SPECIAL Thank You to Walmart Store # 5190 (Happy Valley & I-17) for their financial support so we could do this Good News Club.

2023 good news club team

2023 Good News Club Team

2022 – Ocotillo Elementary School – Thanksgiving

2022 ocotillo thanksgiving

“Thank You” to all who donated to the 2022 Ocotillo Thanksgiving Drive.  May God bless you richly!
Special recognition and “Thank You” to Walmart Store #2113 and Smart & Final for their donations to help us provide Thanksgiving to Ocotillo Elementary.


2022 – Ocotillo Elementary School – Love Our School Daylove our school logo

From Aaron Medina (Staff at Ocotillo Elementary School)

Thank you all SO MUCH for today!!
We are so pleased with the turnout and everything we were able to accomplish during this event. Our hearts are so warm 😊
The members of Calvary Central are so kind and so helpful and we absolutely love that you all could come and show Ocotillo some TLC.

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2019 – Ocotillo Elementary School Christmas Gift Drive

God is SO GOOD!  It was a true blessing to see how God worked this past Christmas providing gifts for so many children and parents at Ocotillo Elementary School.

We’d like to add a special thank you to the Walmart Facility #2113 on 16th Avenue and Bethany Home Road who also helped to make this possible for our Christmas and Thanksgiving Drives by their generous gift.

Thanking God and all those who gave!


2019 – Ocotillo Elementary School Thanksgiving Food Drive

Calvary Chapel Central Phoenix had $360 in gift cards/cash donated, besides food items  already dropped off prior to todays shopping trip.  The total bill came to $359.86God is SO Good!  

This year was the first time Central was able to provide pies, cool whip and extra packages of dinner rolls.

Thanking God and all those who gave!

2019 Thanksgiving
Ocotillo Elementary School Thanksgiving Outreach - 2018
Ocotillo Elementary School Christmas Toy Drive - 2018
Ocotillo Elementary School Christmas - 2018 Gift Delivery

Miscellaneous On-Going Needs for Ocotillo Elementary School:

Kids Toiletries – Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Loofah, Toothpaste, Hair Brush/Comb, Deodorant, Hair Ties/Clips.

Kids School Supplies – Backpacks, Crayons, Color Pencils, Markers, Composition Notebooks, Pencils, Pencil Sharpeners, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Scissors (Blunt & Sharp) and Rules.  Please, no Pens.

Kids Clothing – Jackets or Hoodies (Size 5 to Men’s Extra Large), Basketball Shorts (size 5 to 8) and Leggings for Girls (Sizes 5 to 8)

Teacher/Family Miscellaneous – Tissue Boxes for Classroom, Laundry Supplies (Detergent, Dryer Sheets and Fabric Softener).

Bring items to the Sanctuary and place in the box by the Women’s Ministry table.

Backpack Supplies Needed:

  • Backpacks for Boys & Girls
  • Pencils & Pencil Sharpeners
  • Rulers
  • Crayons & Colored Pencils
  • Glue Sticks
  • Child-friendly Scissors (rounded tip)

If you would rather give a cash gift toward the outreach, please pay in the Bookstore or send to the church office and needed items will be purchased and provided to the school.

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