'Allen Community Outreach' Tagged Posts

'Allen Community Outreach' Tagged Posts

Change The World: Food Drive

Summer time means kids are out of school, and for many, it also means that they miss the school breakfast and lunches provided by the school lunch program. To support these children and keep them fed this summer, Change the World Weekend is helping Allen Community Outreach fill food bags to be distributed this summer.   Market Street and Walmart Neighborhood Market have welcomed CTW Allen and will serve as collection points for the ACO KIDS Summer Food Program on…

Holiday Food Drive and Christmas Adoption Program

Again this year, Allen Community Outreach is planning to make the holidays a little happier for the families facing hardships with their Holiday Food Drive and Christmas Adoption Program, but they need our help! For the Holiday Food Drive, ACO is collecting food items through November 10 to donate to families during Thanksgiving and Christmas times.  The list of needed food items can be found HERE. If you’d like to volunteer on November 15-17 to sort and bag food items…

Back to School Bash 2015

School starts on August 24, which means it is time again for Allen Community Outreach’s BACK TO SCHOOL BASH coming to FUMC Allen on August 15 from 9:00am-12:00pm. The event serves the clients of Allen Community Outreach and their school-aged children as they prepare to go back to school. We still need VOLUNTEERS to help make this event a success. Bilingual is a plus! Friday, August 14 Shifts available 7:00am-10:00am: Set Up 10:00am-12:00pm: Set Up 3:00pm-5:00pm: Set Up Saturday, August 15 Shifts…

Help Stop Hunger This Summer

During the school year the Free & Reduced Lunch Program offers meals each school day to students of low income families. BUT, where do they eat in the summertime? This summer Allen Community Outreach will again be fighting hunger and filling tummies by supplying specially packed bags of healthy, kid-friendly groceries. Each bag contains easy-to-prepare breakfast and lunch food items. For a $25 donation you can Adopt-An-ACO Kid and provide nutritious meals this summer. Or shop for the items we…

Back to School Bash 2014

Back to School Bash = 293 Backpacks, 35 Bike Helmets, 25 Haircuts, 10 Physicals, and 230 Pairs of Shoes Going back to school can be a nervous experience for any child. But arriving without the needed supplies is even a harder way to start the year off on a positive note. Thankfully, the people of Allen realize this and did not want any child walking into a classroom in our town unprepared. On Saturday, August 16, 2014 FUMC Allen had…

Back to School Bash

FUMC Allen hosts the community BACK TO SCHOOL BASH on August 16 from 9:00am-12:00pm. The event serves the clients of Allen Community Outreach and their school-aged children as they prepare to go back to school this month. We still need VOLUNTEERS to help at Saturday’s event. We need volunteers to help on Friday with event set up, with shifts available from 7:00am-10am, 10am-12pm, and 3pm-5pm. On Saturday, we need volunteers to fill a wide variety of roles during two shifts: 8:30am-11:15am…
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