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ACO Holiday Food Drive

ACO Holiday Food Drive

The holiday season is approaching, along with ACO’s plans to offer a special distribution of holiday foods to those in need. Last year, because of your generosity, we assembled 1,100 bags for distribution in November and December, and we anticipate the...

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...

Food Pantry Donation Needs

Food Pantry Donation Needs

We have very low inventory of the following items in our Food Pantry and with your help of these donations, we will ensure that no family is hungry.  October ACO Food Pantry Needs: Most Needed Items: Canned Tomatoes Products (Whole, Stewed, Diced, Sauce and Paste)...

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...

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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