Food Bank & Garden

Food Bank & Garden

Arlington Community Services Update

Thanks for continuing your contributions to ACS during these difficult times. Arlington Community Services reported that they fed 115 folks and helped 7 families with rent/JEA this month.  ACS thank all donors for their abundant support and prayers during these uncertain times.  ACS will be closed Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the 4th of July. Continue to…

ACS Still Needs UUCJ’s Help

Arlington Community Services is grateful for your radical hospitality in serving our Arlington neighbors in need. They were blessed to feed 145 folks and help 9 families with rent/JEA in May. Your support has been overflowing during these uncertain times! ACS is open Monday-Friday, 9-12, to serve the community.  Please drop off donations and mail donations to Arlington…

Arlington Community Services Update

UUCJ ACS Teamsters delivered 24 pounds of groceries on Tuesday of this week. UUCJ members and friends have donated 94 pounds so far this month per records. The actual number may be higher. We will check in with ACS after month-end and get total contributions from UUCJ members and friends and Arlington Community Garden. ACS’s needs are canned peas, corn, soup, canned…

Arlington Community Services Update

Because of the Coronavirus crisis, we are having more difficulty collecting and delivering contributions. Thanks to UUCJ Members and Friends that are dropping off donations. Carlos Fraticelli delivered food contributions last Thursday and this Tuesday for a total of 52 pounds. Our 2020 YTD total is 1553 lbs. Thanks again for your generosity and keep up the good work.…

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,…

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