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Holiday Campaign

Holiday Campaign

"I remember the relief I felt when I was able to get help from ACO to keep my family afloat…My husband and I attended ACO’s financial class and it was a turning point for our...

A Message from Monty- December 2018

Happy Holidays! This is a time for celebration! As 2018 comes to a close, I look back on this year with gratitude for our incredibly caring community who continues to support our mission. With your help, we are on pace to help over 6,000 different people...

Collin College Students Enhance the Way We Care

This fall, students in the Bakery Operations Management Class at Collin College worked with ACO in a creative - and very generous - service learning project. They began by visiting our offices for a discussion about client services and continued with a...

Holiday Food Distribution

Holiday Food Distribution

Thanks to the support from our caring community members, including: students, teachers and parents, PTA groups, civic groups, businesses, and neighborhoods for coordinating food drives to collect holiday food items as well as food needed all year round. ...

A Message from Monty- November 2018

A Message from Monty Happy November!              The month of Thanksgiving reminds us of the need to be grateful for the blessings in our lives. And personally, I have so much for which to be thankful. I am thankful for the incredible generosity of our...

ACO Main Event 2018

ACO Main Event 2018

A Big Thank You to all who helped with ACO's Main Event 2018 Our hearts are full of gratitude for everyone who attended our Game Night event on November 10th! It was a huge success with super fun moments around the life-size Jenga challenges,  Wine Bottle...

A Message from Monty- October 2018

Happy October! As CEO, I want to personally thank you for your incredible generosity and support of ACO. North Texas Giving Day was a huge success as we raised over $68,000 to help people in need. Your donations on that special day and throughout the year...

A Message from Monty- September 2018

Dear Friend of ACO, What an incredible first semester we had at ACO! In addition to the ongoing services provided each month, we were able to serve almost 500 children through our Kids Summer Food Program. Because of the generosity of the community, these...

ACO Kids Summer Food Program 2018

ACO Kids Summer Food Program 2018

Thank you to all who supported our ACO Kids Summer Food Program. With your volunteers, donations and support Allen Community Outreach provided over 500 children in need with bags of healthy, easy-to-prepare breakfast and lunch foods ...

ACO Fill The Bus 2018

ACO Fill The Bus 2018

A Big Thank You to our Community for Your Amazing Support! Thank you to the 248 volunteers for collecting, sorting and assembling bags of school supplies for more than 500 local students in need. All in, they donated 474 hours of their time. Thank you to our dedicated...

ACO Receives Coserv Community Spotlight

Thank you to Coserv Charitable Foundation for the $10,000 grant towards a new telephone system for our organization. CoServ has been a great partner of ACO over the years through income support for utilities, food, transportation and rent for current...

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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