Food Bank & Garden

Food Bank & Garden

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for Your Continued Support of Our Arlington Neighbors! We delivered 53 lbs. of groceries on Mary 4 and added 365 pounds to the previous week based on what ACS indicated our members and friends donated in April.  If you keep this pace of donations throughout the year, we will exceed our goal, 3500 lbs., by 4213 pounds. Note from Mary Louise Weber, Arlington Community Services: Thank you for the bountiful donations of food, masks, blankets, and monetary gifts you…

Arlington Community Services Update

We are currently at 2180 lbs. delivered by donors and the Arlington Community Garden to Arlington Community Services. Current needs are: crackers, pop-top pork & beans, tomatoes, fruit juice, small boxes of raisins, tuna in pouches, gravy, Hamburger Helper.

Arlington Community Services Update

Keep the Donations Coming!  In an era of COVID and divisiveness, it feels good to do good. We’ve gone over 2,000 pounds and are working toward exceeding last year’s goal by a lot. Thanks to all donors including those who are making cash donations that we do not track.  Current needs are: crackers, pop-top pork & beans, tomatoes, fruit juice, small boxes of raisins, tuna in pouches, gravy, Hamburger Helper

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for Continue to Assist Our Neighbors in Arlington! We are on schedule to exceed our goal of 3,500 pounds by almost 3,000 pounds. Please continue your generous ways.  UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 67 pounds of groceries to ACS on Monday. Current needs are: saltines, pasta meals, pop-top soup, tomatoes, fruit juice, sardines, tuna in pouches, gravy, Hamburger Helper.  We are also in need of small toiletries for the homeless bags. Continue to be safe and blessed!

Arlington Community Services Update

Keep up the Good Work! We delivered 158 pounds of groceries on Monday, putting our YTD total at 1504 lbs.  Marion Hines’s cash donation funded one-third of the donation, with Cyd Reider coming in with 55 lbs. on Wednesday morning. Thanks to those who have given cash donations to ACS.  Your stimulus check may be arriving this week—several UUCJ members who were able to donate those funds have donated portions of stimulus checks in the past. Current needs: saltines, pasta meals,…

Arlington Community Services Update

Keep on Trucking – 5, 10, or 20 lbs. at a time While we are below our weekly average, we will not know the actual status until the end of the month. When those stimulus checks come, if you can share some of that cash with ACS and the other charities you support, you could continue to help those less fortunate during this crisis. Current needs are: saltines, pasta meals, pop-top soup, tomatoes, fruit juice, sardines, tuna in pouches, gravy,…

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for Continuing Contributions—List of Needs Below UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 70 lbs. of contribution on Monday.  I know others are donating directly and we will see the actual number of donations when ACS sends us our monthly total. In December, Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director at ACS, indicated that the current needs are: canned fruit, jelly, peanut butter, pudding cups, tuna/salmon in pouches or pop tops, toothpaste, detergent, masks, and clean white T-shirts (L, XL) for the homeless.

Arlington Community Services Update

Pace for First Six Weeks Puts Us 6803 lbs. at the end of Year – Y’all Obviously Plan on Exceeding the Our Goal of 3500 UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 98 pounds, funded by Barbara, Marion, and Carlos, to Arlington Community Services.  Cyd donated 45 lbs. last Thursday.  Many of you made cash contributions directly and via our Special Collection that looks like it will be over $2,000. In December, Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director at ACS, indicated that the current needs…

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for Hitting the Ground Running in January 2021 – 608 lbs! UUCJ donated 575 pounds of groceries, and Arlington Community Garden delivered 33 lbs. for a total of 608.  Let’s keep that up.  Please focus on ACS needs list.  Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of ACS, indicated that they are thankful for all of your food gifts, monetary donations, masks, scarves and hats, clean white T-shirts, and socks. ACS has helped 10 families with rent/JEA in January and fed…

Arlington Community Services Update

Keep Up The Good Work—We Delivered 292 lbs. in January without True Up UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 77 pounds this week to Arlington Community Services.  Even though it is early in the year, we are on pace to meet our 2021 Goal of 3500 lbs. ACS sends us a monthly total of UUCJ contributions.  We use this total to true up total donations. In December, Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director at ACS, indicated that the current needs are:  canned fruit, jelly, peanut…