Back 2 School Bash 2017

Saturday August 12, 2017 This year, the ACO Back 2 School Bash is hoping to help 500 kids! We will be providing new backpacks (with school supplies), shoes, haircuts, immunizations…and generally helping these kids get ready for a new school year! First United Methodist Church of Allen is hosting the event! Now it’s up to […]

Back to School Shoes Needs Your Help

On Saturday, August 13, FUMC Allen opens its doors to 500 children of Allen Community Outreach clients for the 2016 Back 2 School Bash. Every child will leave the event with a backpack and school supplies provided by our community through the FILL THE BUS campaign.  In addition, we plan to put new shoes on […]

Fill the Bus on August 7

Retailers are telling us and the kids are running from it, but the first day of school is less than one month away. In the next month, parents will be purchasing back to school supplies, backpacks, clothes, and shoes. They will be scheduling appointments for physicals, vaccinations, eye exams, dental cleanings, haircuts, and more. But many of […]

Back to School Bash 2016

School starts in Allen on August 22, which means it is time again for Allen Community Outreach’s BACK 2 SCHOOL BASH coming to FUMC Allen on August 13 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. The need is great […]

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 […]

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 […]

Upward Indoor Soccer League

September’s here, everyone’s back in school, and it’s time to register for the UPWARD indoor soccer league at First United Methodist Church of Allen. UPWARD is a proven program with 4.5 participants over the past 18 years, building competitive athletic skills, character, confidence, and spirit. The UPWARD recreational soccer league for boys and girls 4 […]