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Receive a dollar-for-dollar credit on your state income tax up to $800 for couples filing jointly and up to $400 for individuals when you give back to qualifying non-profits like ICAN.
ALL of ICAN’s programs are completely free – to youth, their families and the community.
We believe EVERY child and EVERY family deserves access to quality childcare, keeping parents working and kids safe.
We teach youth the life skills they need now to lay the foundation for a brighter future. Every $1 invested in afterschool programs saves $3 by reducing crime, improving kids’ academic performance, and increasing kids’ earning potential (Afterschool Alliance).
Not just academics and prevention, programs are enhanced with STEAM, Literacy, Sports, and more – based on current 21st Century Learning Skills that ready kids for the future.
Full tummies make for happier kids! ICAN serves over 100,000 free meals each year, with over 87% of ICAN youth qualify for free and reduced lunch.
ICAN is adding multiple site-based programs in local partner schools to reach more youth.
Critical alliances with the Chandler Unified School District, Chandler Police, Mesa Public Schools District, and local social service agencies strengthen the support ICAN provides.
National and statewide award winner, including two-time winner of “Outstanding Afterschool Program” and National Council on Accreditation, and the National Summer Learning Association.
Founded by Henry Salinas over 30 years ago, ICAN remains true to its mission. ICAN is an independent, grassroots organization; all donations remain local.
Even more critical after the pandemic. ICAN infuses the “5C’s of Positive Youth Development” into every lesson – confidence, character, competence, connection and contribution.
Your support of ICAN ensures the program remains free to youth who need it most.