Missions

Missions

Nov 3 – Dec 1, 2019

Boyd Elementary Holiday Store

Boyd Elementary Holiday StoreNovember 3-December 1 Help our Boyd students make the holidays special for their families by donating gifts to their annual Holiday Store. Boyd students are given the opportunity to earn shopping tickets. They are taken through the store to shop for their parent or another adult, and each student is able to attend the store three times before Christmas break. We are asking for donations of new or gently used gifts suitable for the Boyd students to…
Nov 3 – Dec 15, 2019

ACO Holiday Food Drive

Allen Community Outreach Holiday Food DriveNovEMBER 3 – December 15 During the holiday months, the need for assistance to families tends to increase. In continuing to serve clients with dignity and give them the choice of what food they would like for their families, we are collecting critically needed food items for Allen Community Outreach (ACO). Clients will they be able to shop the pantry. To donate food items, bring them to our collection bin in the west entrance. To…
Nov 3 – Dec 15, 2019

Collin County Toys For Tots

Collin County Toys for Tots Collection November 3-December 15Sorting December 14-17Distribution December 18 This year FUMC Allen is working with Collin County Toys for Tots  to bring the joy of a new toy on Christmas to children in our community. Last year, Toys for Tots distributed 35,649 toys to 16,846 children in Collin County alone. What kind of toy would be welcome? Just think about children you’ve known and buy what would be appropriate. Keep in mind that Toys for Tots…
Nov 14, 2019

Boyd Elementary Holiday Feast

Boyd Elementary Holiday FeastThursday, November 146:00PM-7:30 pm Many of the families with students attending Boyd Elementary are not able to go back home and visit family for the holidays. The Boyd Elementary Holiday Feast is an opportunity for us to give Boyd families a holiday meal in a family setting in which they can feel loved and get to share a little bit of the Holiday spirit. We need your help to make this event special, giving each child the…
Nov 14, 2019

Collin County Legal Aid Clinic

On the second Thursday each month, FUMC Allen hosts an evening legal aid intake clinic. Applicants are interviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and screened for income eligibility. If eligible, a volunteer attorney will conduct an interview with the applicant that same evening. Types of cases commonly seen are consumer protection, employment matters, estate planning, landlord/tenant, federal tax issues, divorce and domestic violence, debt collection, driver license reinstatement, and public benefits. FUMC Allen volunteers provide a meal for those being…
Nov 16, 2019

Habitat Methodist Build 2019

FUMC Allen is pleased to participate with Habitat for Humanity of Collin County in building the 222nd Habitat Collin County home. This year’s “Methodist Build” is located  at 705 Jefferson St McKinney, TX 75069. This year, we’ll be serving with the Yigezu family. Tsige (Ziggy) Yigezu is an inspiring woman, and we’ve included her story below. In Tsige’s own words, “Life’s challenges only equal new beginnings.” We are honored to serve alongside with Tsige, Habitat, and other Methodist church to…
Nov 23, 2019

Feed Your Neighbor

Feed Your NeighborFourth Saturday of Each Month As part of an ongoing effort to build bridges within our community, volunteers from FUMC Allen serve with the Islamic Association of Allen’s Feed Your Neighbor project every fourth Saturday of the month . Together we prepare approximately 500 meals for the homeless. We meet at 9:30am at the IAA (909 Allen Central Drive, Allen) to pack individual lunches. Each meal includes a turkey sandwich, water, fruit, and snack items.  These sack meals…
Dec 1 – 22, 2019

Send Hope Christmas

Send Hope ChristmasDecember 1-22 We need your help to shop for Christmas presents for the children served by Send Hope. Send Hope serves the people of the Moskito Coast of Honduras. Send Hope’s House of Hope is home to partially disabled, abused, neglected, and/or malnourished children. Pick up a bag from the Christmas box at the west entrance and fill it with the Christmas gifts suggested on the list inside. Return your filled bag by Sunday, December 22. For more information…