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Food for Fines

Allen Library News: Food for Fines From Saturday, March 9 through Sunday, March 17, for each food item donated to the ACO Food Pantry get a $1 off your fines.** Click here for...

A Message from Marjorie – Feb. 2019

Marjorie Vaneskahian Burr   Interim CEO Dear Friend, As we near the end of February, ACO faces another month that is traditionally low in financial donations. Coming off of the holiday season, many do not think about the need NOW- those families who are...

2019 Board of Directors President

ACO welcomes Amy Gnadt as the President of the Board of Directors this year. Amy served her first term on the ACO Board in 2014 and she has a long history as a community volunteer. We asked Amy if she could share why she has been so committed to ACO. Amy's...

ACO Staff News

ACO Staff News

We are excited to welcome new staff members to our ACO Team, including:   From left: Kristen McWilliams, Sasha Johnson and Angela Sadler   Angela Sadler is the new Director of Employment Services who assists ACO clients in goal setting towards continued...

A Message from Marjorie – Jan. 2019

Marjorie Vaneskahian Burr   Interim CEO   I hope your new year is off to a grand start! I want to personally thank you for your commitment to Allen Community Outreach. With your support, we are able to provide assistance and relief to many families...

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. ...

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...

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...

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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