Back to School Bash

Each year, Allen Community Outreach helps school-age children receive new school supplies, backpacks, shoes, and more so they can have a great start to a new school year. These items will be distributed at the annual Back to School Bash hosted by First United Methodist Church of Allen on Saturday, August 11, from 9:00am to […]

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. […]

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 […]

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┬áVOLUNTEERS┬áto help make this […]

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 […]

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 […]