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ACO Kids Summer Food Program

ACO Kids Summer Food Program

For children whose household resources are limited, the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program at public schools helps provide a healthy breakfast and lunch every school day. But what happens when children are out of school for the summer? Allen Community...

Food Pantry Donation Needs

Food Pantry Donation Needs

As we head into the Summer months we have very low inventory of the following items in our Food Pantry and with your help of these donations throughout Summer, we will ensure that no family is hungry.  Critical ACO Food Pantry Needs May/June 2018 Canned Foods:...

Empty Bowls 2018

Empty Bowls 2018

Thank you to ALL who made the Empty Bowls a success! Together, we raised over $3,000.00 for hunger and art programs to benefit local children and families. A big thank you to our community who came out last night to support Empty Bowls Allen 2018. It was a huge...

Charity Golf Classic 2018

Charity Golf Classic 2018

Thank you to ALL who made the 2018 ACO Charity Golf Classic a success!  Here's to the winners! 1st Place: Paul Southall, Jim Parobek and Karim Elsharkaway 2nd Place: Chris Lawson, Eric Guarro, Larry Davisson, Rick Dela Cruz 3rd Place: Ben Montgomery, Mark Blackbourne,...

ACO Ribbon Cutting

ACO Ribbon Cutting

We kicked off ACO's new look with an Official Ribbon Cutting hosted by the Allen/Fairview Chamber of Commerce on Friday, February 2, 2018 at our main location at 801 E. Main Street. The Chamber of Commerce Representatives, members of the City Council and...

Christmas Adoption Program

Christmas Adoption Program

Thank you so much for being a part of our annual Christmas Adoption Program to make the holidays brighter for children and teens in our area. Without you and your generosity, these neighbors would not have basic needs met this holiday season. Throughout...

Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Distribution

Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Distribution

ACO's Holiday Food Drive & Distribution Each year our Food Pantry provides bags of groceries for hundreds of families to take home and prepare a traditional holiday meal. We also partner with hundreds of donors who “adopt” a child (age 0-18) and buy clothing and...

Main Event: The Spirit of Giving

Main Event: The Spirit of Giving

ACO's MAIN EVENT Kicked Off The Holidays.... Saturday evening, November 4th was the beginning of a new era in fundraising for friends and supporters of Allen Community Outreach. More than 200 guests gathered for the "party with a purpose" to kick off the holiday...

The Main Event

Here are some awesome pictures of our new annual Main Event held on November 4, 2017.  Please mark your calendar for this year’s Main Event set for SAT – November 10, 2018.

More photos can be found of previous events on ACO’s Flickr account.

Main Event 11/04/17

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