Food Bank & Garden

Food Bank & Garden

We Are on The Way to 4,000 pounds Plus!

UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 38 pounds of groceries today.  Combining this delivery with Cyd Reider’s delivery of 28 pounds brings the total to 66 lbs. If we keep this pace, we will donate over 4,000 pounds of groceries, which is 1,000 pounds more than in 2019.   Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of ACS, reported that they fed 112 folks and helped 19 with rent/JEA as…

4,000 Pounds in 2020?

We are closing on 3,000 pounds of contributions, which was what UUCJ members and friends donated to Arlington Community Services in 2019.  A 4,000 goal is possible if we keep the current pace of donations. Thanks for the food contributions and cash donations to ACS. UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 71 pounds to ACS this Tuesday due in part to a cash donation from Marion…

Keeping the Groceries Coming

Help feed our neighbors. UUCJ/ACS Teamsters delivered 72 pounds of groceries this week and 30 last week. We are currently projecting that we could contribute 1,000 pounds more groceries than 2019.  Some UUCJ members are dropping off their grocery contributions since we no longer collect donations at UUCJ on Sundays, and several have switched to donating cash. I have to…

Arlington Community Services Appeal

Keep on Trucking – A message from UUCJ/ACS Teamsters We may exceed previous year contributions from UUCJ members by 1,000 pounds.  We know that some members and friends have made cash contributions directly to Arlington Community Services and given Carlos, the shop steward for the UUCJ/ACS Teamsters, funds to purchase food. We delivered 40 pounds today and 76 pounds last…

Thanks for Helping Our Arlington Neighbors

UUCJ/Arlington Community Services Teamsters delivered 46 pounds of contributions last week. Needs Per Arlington Community Services: canned meats, canned chicken, canned soup, canned Potatoes, Jiffy Cornbread Mix, pop top pasta dinners, Vienna Sausages, sardines, laundry detergent, toothpaste, tooth brushes, bottled water, clean white t-shirts and socks for the homeless.…

Arlington Community Services Update

Considering the circumstances, we are stepping up to the plate and trying to increase our donations.  Please continue your generosity over the coming weeks, because the need is great.  If contributing food is inconvenient, you can donate by sending a check to Arlington Community Services. The message below is from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of ACS:…