Food Bank & Garden (Page 2)

Food Bank & Garden (Page 2)

Arlington Community Services Update

ACS UUCJ Teamsters delivered 35 pounds of groceries to ACS and 30 pairs of new socks for the homeless. I talked Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of ACS, about cash contributions. She indicated they do not have a PayPal or similar connection on their website. ACS could use the donations during these trying times. If you want to donate instead of purchasing food, you…

Arlington Community Services Update

UUCJ has donated 520 lbs. of groceries during March per Nichole Butterman, ACS Staff.  The ACS Teamsters UUCJ database only had 293 lbs. delivered, and the difference of 227 will be added to bring donations to the correct total for March. The importance of the 520 lbs. is that UUCJ members have stepped up their contributions during the COVID 19 crisis. Thanks again for…

Arlington Community Garden Update

This is what the Arlington Community Garden grew for the month of March 2020: 7 oz. KALE 2.Lbs 8 oz MUSTARD GREENS 6 lbs Collard greens 10 LBS carrots 3 lbs radish 4 LBS Swiss Chard TOTAL 26 LBS 15 oz. Totaling: 25 LBS and 15 oz. of produce delivered to the food pantry Arlington Community Services. Currently growing are peas, potatoes, blueberries, mustard greens,…

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for continuing to make donations even during the social distancing of due to Coronavirus. Sara May donated 10 pounds which was added to other contributions. This brought the March 26 total to 87 pounds. This is higher than our average weekly gifts! Marian Hines (via cash donation), Barbara, and Carlos donated 56 lbs. of groceries this morning.  Others have…

Arlington Community Services Update

We are encouraging individuals to take food contributions to Arlington Community Services because of the continued need for their clients. Carlos has talked to ACS Staff and worked out delivery protocol. We will unload groceries (not using reusable bags) at the back door keeping our distance from other donors. When groceries are all by the back door, we will ring the bell…

Donating to Arlington Community Services

UUCJ members and friends contributed donations 66 pounds the week of March 8. There were no contributions at UUCJ because there were no services. Our donor of last resort donated 64 pounds for this week. There is concern that since we are not having Sunday Services ACS will not receive donations  when there is a great need . (The shelves were empty earlier this week.)  If…

Arlington Community Services Update

Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of Arlington Community Services, is most grateful for your wonderful “Souper Bowl of Caring” contributions in February. We so appreciate you. We fed 229 clients, 20 homeless, and assisted 10 clients with rent. Thank you for helping us share God’s love in Arlington! Current needs are Canned Tuna, Canned Chicken,…