The Shops Gainey Village to give back this holiday season

The Shops Gainey Village (submitted photo)

The Shops Gainey Village (submitted photo)

The Shops Gainey Village kicks off the season of giving with a special charity promotion in benefit of the Child Crisis Center & Crisis Nursery in Phoenix, the Valley’s longest-serving children’s shelter providing a safe haven for more than 22,800 children through child-centered and family focused programs and services.

Nov. 1-Dec. 31, residents and visitors may drop off donations to any of the charity boxes throughout the center located at Diva Women’s Wear, Oliver Smith Jeweler, Village Tavern and Two Plates Full, according to a press release.

Some of the restaurants/boutiques will be offering specialty discounts and incentives for donation drop offs such as a complimentary serving of homemade doughnuts with chocolate sauce at the Hash Kitchen.

Requested new fall/winter items include: Diapers sizes 3-6, pull-ups sizes 4T and 5T, wipes, athletic shoes-all sizes, A & D and Desitin cream, white bath towels, toddler training toothpaste, AA batteries, boys and girls underwear sizes 2-8, pump antibacterial soap, moisturizing shampoo, conditioner and baby wash, the release stated.

The Child Crisis Center & Crisis Nursery programs support their mission; to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by strengthening families and addressing the social, psychological, and developmental needs.  The Child Crisis Center & Crisis Nursery is a 501(C)(3) which qualifies for the Foster Care Charitable Tax Credit.

Residents can donate up to $400 as an individual and $800 as married taxpayers for a dollar-for-dollar matching state credit.  This credit can be applied in addition to the Arizona Education Tax Credit and may be applied for financial contributions only.

Guests/visitors can visit Give2014.org to learn more about the charitable tax credit.

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