Food Bank & Garden

Food Bank & Garden

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,…

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…

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,…

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,…

Arlington Community Services Update

Great Start in 2021 for UUCJ’s Effort to Support ACS As mentioned last time, the UUCJ Special Collection—which is still being tallied—will be over $2,000.  One family donated $1,000.  One of the regular supporters gave their stimulus check, giving us a total of $2,600.  In December, Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director at ACS, indicated that the current needs are:…

Arlington Community Services Update

Happy New Year and Our Goal is 3500 for 2021! UUCJ/ACS Teamsters previously thanked you on donated 4,229 pounds.  Mary Louis Weber, Director of ACS, indicated that we contributed 497 from UUCJ and 17 from the Arlington Community Garden in December.  The updated total for 2020 is 4,461, which is 1261 pounds over our goal.  A special thanks to Arlington Community Garden and…

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for Your Generosity, Have a Happy New Year and Keep up the Good Work! UUCJ/ACS Teamsters and its core donors want to thank everyone who has made donations via direct food contributions, cash donations, or by contributing to our annual Special Collection for supporting our neighbors through the Arlington Community Services.  Our congregation donated 4229 pounds…

Arlington Community Services Update

Thank you for your wonderful giving spirit this December. We have received abundant food, gift cards, toys, and handmade blankets, scarves, and hats. Your generosity has helped us bless many of our neighbors in need. We will be open Monday-Wednesday for the holiday weeks to come. We are closed on Christmas eve and day and New Year’s eve and day.  Continue…

Arlington Community Services Update

Let’s close strong—We are close to donating 4500 pounds! We went over 4,000 lbs. last week, and UUCJ-ACS Teamsters delivered 54 lbs. to ACS on Tuesday.  UUCJ’s Special Collection for Arlington Community Services will be going on for the entire month.  Go on the UUCJ website and donate to this Special Collection: https://uucj.org/give Thank you for your extravagant…

Arlington Community Services Update

We went over 4,000 lbs. this week!  We were part of the 14,000 pounds donated in November that Mary referred to in the note below.  Keep up the good work!  Marion Hines donated 37 of the 62 pounds delivered this week. Thank you for your extravagant generosity in November! We received over 14,000 pounds of food, fed 256 folks, and helped 12 families with rent/JEA in…