ACO Appreciates its Volunteers – April 2019

Dear Friend, I truly value our volunteers and have gotten to know many of you over the years! I began my career at Allen Community Outreach as the Volunteer Director in 2001, and made some dear friends with many dedicated people who support our mission. April is...

ACO Recycles In Kind Donations

Did you know? Allen Community Outreach resale stores are great places to find bargains.  The stores also serve people in need and serve as a limited recycle center. When you donate items to Allen Community Outreach, they are first sorted. Items in good shape are sent...

Empty Bowls 2019

Thank you to ALL who made the Empty Bowls a success! Together, we raised $2,000 for hunger and art programs to benefit local children and families. A big thank you to our community who came out to support Empty Bowls Allen 2019. It was a huge success! We sold over 200...

Charity Golf Classic 2019

Thank you to ALL who made the 2019 ACO Charity Golf Classic a Success!  Here’s to the winners! From left: Jackson Watts, ACO Board President Amy Gnadt and Josh Dedmon 1st Place: Ryan Bates, Jackson Watts, Josh Dedmon, Christian Castillo 2nd Place: Chris Lawson,...

Volunteer Appreciation Spot

We want to show our appreciation for our loyal Food Pantry volunteer Harold Nicholson.  Harold started to volunteer at the pantry after he was invited by his fellow church friend Goeben Johnson, our pantry Manager.  The invitation was casual said Harold, he said just...

A Message from Marjorie – March 2019

    Dear Friend, Last week I was honored and humbled to be selected by our Board of Directors as ACO’s new Chief Executive Officer. I’ve served as Interim CEO since late January, but this permanent selection has me so excited! You’d think after more than 15...
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