Food Bank & Garden

Food Bank & Garden

Arlington Community Garden Needs your Help!

School is out which means the JU and UNF students who normally would behelping our grower tend the garden are no longer available. Nichole iscurrently taking care of all the plots by herself and could use help withweeding and harvesting. She will open the garden to the public every otherSaturday from 9-12 and would love to see some volunteers. No RSVP needed,just show up at Tree Hill’s East entrance. (The entrance labeled for busesjust 5 minutes from our church campus).…

Arlington Community Services Update

Keeping Helping Our Arlington Neighborhood While we surpassed our goal, we know we can donate over 7,000 lbs. of groceries. ACS is so very thankful for all of your monetary and food donations in June. So many more of our neighbors need rent and JEA assistance! We were blessed to feed 156 clients, 34 homeless, and helped 15 with rent/JEA. Current needs are pop-top pork & beans, pop-top pasta, canned tomatoes, canned meats, tuna in pouches,sardines, toothpaste, clean white T-shirts,…

Arlington Community Services Update

3603 Delivered to ACS, Passing our 2021 Goal, Moving to Deliver Twice Our Goal! UUCJ members, friends, and the Arlington Community Garden have delivered 3603 pounds of groceries to ACS.  Arlington Community Garden donated 239 pounds of produce and eggs to ACS in May 2021.  Keep it up. Current needs are pop-top pork & beans, pop-top pasta, canned tomatoes, clean T-shirts, and small toiletries for our homeless. Mary Louise Weber indicated that ACS continues to be blessed by Arlington Community donors, including…

Arlington Community Services Update

Yes, we are 95 pounds from our 2021 Goal! Thanks for your generosity.  The UUCJ Teamsters delivered 53 lbs. of groceries on Monday. Message from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of Arlington Community Services, which includes a list of needs: Thank you for the bountiful donations of food, masks, blankets, and monetary gifts you have given in April. We fed 127 clients, 16 homeless, and helped 20 folks with rent or JEA because of your generosity! The postal food drive…

Arlington Community Services update

Be as Generous as You Can – Thanks for Helping Our Neighbors in Arlington The UUCJ Teamsters delivered 67 lbs. on Monday, and Cyd Reider gave 36 lbs. of groceries for 103 lbs. so far this week. Message from Mary Louise Weber, Executive Director of Arlington Community Services, which includes a list of needs: Thank you for the bountiful donations of food, masks, blankets, and monetary gifts you have given in April. We fed 127 clients, 16 homeless, and helped…

Arlington Community Services Update

GREAT! You, UUCJ Members and Friends, will make our goal of 3,500 lbs. Keep it up because we are on pace to exceed 7,500 lbs. ACS reported that we donated 462 lbs. Our partner, Arlington Community Garden, donated 91 lbs. in May. Note from Mary Louise Weber, ACS Executive Director: Thank you for your abundant support and prayers. We fed 141 folks and helped 17 with rent/JEA in May. We continue to be blessed to serve our neighbors! Current needs…

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!